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Chair Nominations – New Deadline February 23rd, 2018

Dear SoTL Canada Members, La version française suit. The call for nominations for the SoTL Canada Chair position has a NEW deadline.  Nominations are now due by midnight on Friday February 23rd, 2018.  Please email nominations to the SoTL Canada Secretary, Jeni Spencer (jspencer@uoguelph.ca).  … Continue reading

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Mapping SoTL Across Canada – Reminder

We wanted to remind everyone about the survey that is currently being conducted by SoTL Canada in order to “map” SoTL activities taking place across the country. If you are faculty or staff at a college or university in: Manitoba, … Continue reading

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Call for SoTL Canada Executive Chair Candidate / Appel aux candidat à la présidence exécutive de SoTL Canada

Dear SoTL Canada Members, La version française suit. It is election time for the SoTL Canada Executive and the position of Chair is currently open. The Chair’s term of office is two years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms, beginning in March 2018. Any … Continue reading

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Mapping SoTL Across Canada

By: Genevieve Newton We wanted to remind everyone about the survey that is being conducted by SoTL Canada in order to “map” SoTL activities taking place across the country. If you haven’t already done so, and if you are a … Continue reading

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Mapping SoTL Across Canada

By: Dr. Genevieve Newton, University of Guelph SoTL Canada is conducting a survey through which we hope to gain insight into the SoTL activities of faculty and staff at institutions of higher learning across Canada. The information gathered from this … Continue reading

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Research on Teaching and Learning Conference: Exploring Teaching and Learning Partnerships in Higher Education

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Registration is now open for the annual Research on Teaching and Learning Conference: Exploring Teaching and Learning Partnerships in Higher Education, hosted by the Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching. The conference this year will … Continue reading

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Forming a Community of SoTL Scholars or a Game of Where’s Waldo?

By Mandy Frake-Mistak, PhD, MEd, BEd, PhEd – Educational Developer, York University One thing that I have come to learn about SoTL research is that teachers all across my campus are engaging in SoTL – but they don’t always recognize … Continue reading

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Discipline Based Education Research [1]

By: Dr. Ben Newling, Acting Chair of Physics & University Teaching Scholar, University of New Brunswick “Experienced instructors recognize that in spite of their best efforts many students emerge from their study of physics with serious gaps in their understanding of important … Continue reading

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From Facilitator to Co-learner: Supporting SoTL at MacEwan University

By:  Carolyn Ives, Interim Director, Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ), MacEwan University In early 2015, MacEwan University’s Office of Research Services devised a plan to inspire faculty to undertake more SoTL research and to promote SoTL at … Continue reading

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SoTL Canada 2017 Annual General Meeting Minutes

SoTL Canada AGM, STLHE 2017 Halifax, NS June 23rd 2017, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at Dalhousie University, SUB 303 Introductions and greetings, led by Deborah Kiceniuk (Chair of SoTL Canada), welcomed the dedicated attendees taking part in the early … Continue reading

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