Category Archives: Institutional initiatives

Using the Micro-Meso-Macro-Mega (4M) framework for annual reporting and strategic planning

Scholars and advocates for SoTL have suggested that SoTL must be “woven into the fabric of our institutions,” not “individuals operating in isolation” (Williams et al. 2013, p. 50). To illustrate this, Williams et al. developed a multi-level, social network … Continue reading

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Post-doc position – Simon Fraser University – Vancouver Canada

Dear Colleagues – Please see the attached job posting for a postdoc fellow position with the Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines, Simon Fraser University. Best, Cheryl Amundsen — Cheryl Amundsen Professor Faculty of Education … Continue reading

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Advice on introducing SoTL into an institutional culture?

I just received a question from someone at a small, liberal ed institution who is designing their first one-day workshop to introduce SoTL to their institution.  They are looking for advice for conducting a needs/belief assessment at the beginning and end of … Continue reading

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Early bird registration for Banff Symposium on SoTL (Nov 6-8) closes Oct 10

Banff Symposium on SoTL, Nov 6-8 2014 Please consider joining us for our 5th annual Symposium on SoTL in beautiful Banff, Alberta! Pre-conference workshops and concurrent sessions range from exploring both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to dissemination of SoTL … 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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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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