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SoTL Canada Collaborative Writing Groups: Invitation to Participate

Beth Marquis, McMaster University and Nicola Simmons, Brock University (La version française suit l’anglais) As part of the STLHE 2016 conference to be held in London, Ontario, SoTL Canada colleagues are invited to apply to participate in a year-long national … Continue reading

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Explorations of SoTL Conversations

By Carolyn Hoessler and Wenona Partridge, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Saskatchewan Through our studies we become steeped (and even sometimes simmered) in a particular disciplinary perspective with its approach to presenting evidence, clarifying concepts, posing questions, and writing. … Continue reading

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SoTL Poster Event at the University of Victoria

By Cynthia Korpan, LTC Professional Development Programs and TA Training Manager and Dr. Joe Parsons, Acting Associate Director, Curriculum and Learning Outcomes, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria Each year the Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) at the University … Continue reading

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Happy Academic New Year! And – welcome new executive!

Dear colleagues, I am so pleased to welcome our new members to the SoTL Canada executive – Janice Miller-Young (Mount Royal University) as Chair, Beth Marquis (McMaster University) as Treasurer, and Victoria Chen (Queens University) as Advisor, Student Engagement. Please … Continue reading

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What are the most effective measures for assessing the impact of an emergent university-wide Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Network?

Cora McCloy, PhD Faculty Liaison & Research Officer, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation University of Toronto While the University of Toronto has had a lengthy involvement in SoTL research there has been a growing need to intentionally connect members of … Continue reading

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Examining Teaching & Learning through the Lenses of the Arts & Humanities

By Beth Marquis, McMaster University In a previous post on this site, Brad Wuetherick invited readers to join a ‘growing conversation’ about arts- and humanities-informed approaches to the scholarship of teaching and learning. On April 10, 2014, scholars from across … Continue reading

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SoTL developments at Mount Royal University

By Janice Miller-Young, Director, Institute for SoTL Things are busy here at MRU with the end of the semester approaching and many of us rushing around trying to finalize abstract submissions for ISSoTL and our own annual Symposium on SoTL. … Continue reading

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SoTL through the Lenses of the Arts and Humanities

Brad Wuetherick, Dalhousie University “A consensus has formed within growing circles in academia that there is scholarly research to be done on teaching and learning, that the systematic creation of rigorous knowledge about teaching and learning is a crucial prerequisite to responding … Continue reading

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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Canada – Sprouting for Spring

SoTL Canada continues to grow… we now have 99 members, the sub-groups have a pre-conference submission and a panel session submission in to STLHE and are working on other ventures (see the working groups summaries on this site). In addition, … Continue reading

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SoTL Canada

Welcome to SoTL Canada’s new website! We hope you will come to view this space as a source for finding out what the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education’s SoTL SIG is doing on behalf of its members. … Continue reading

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