Category Archives: Our community

Mark your calendars! SoTL presentations at the #STLHE17 conference, June 20-23 in Halifax

The STLHE program is up and there are many interesting SoTL presentations we’d like to bring to your attention! For the purposes of this post we are defining a SoTL presentation as one that presents results from some kind of inquiry into … Continue reading

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for discussion: Institutional ethics review policies and SoTL

Hello STLHE members. There appears to be a number of institutions that are in the process of implementing some changes to their ethics review policy for SoTL research and I wondered if other institutions have made similar revisions. If anyone … Continue reading

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Call for SoTL Canada exec candidates / Appel de candidatures pour l’exécutif SoTL Canada

La version française suit Dear SoTL Canada Colleagues, It is election time for the SoTL Canada Executive and three positions are open: 1.   Chair 2.   Treasurer 3.   Advisor on Student Engagement Each position’s term of office is two years, with … Continue reading

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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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Invitation to participate in survey about reading compliance in post-secondary education

posted on behalf of Dr. Karen Manarin, Mount Royal University: Dear colleagues: I would like to invite you to participate in a short survey about reading compliance and implicit models of reading. The aim of the survey is to gather information … Continue reading

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ISSOTL 2015 take-aways

We had a pretty great turnout of Canadians at ISSOTL 2015 in Melbourne this year!  We asked our STLHE prez, Robert Lapp, and STLHE/SoTL Canada/EDC member Natasha Kenny, to summarize for us their takeaways – thanks, you two! Blog readers, … Continue reading

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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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invitation: Canadian lunch at ISSoTL on Wed Oct 28 – updated

Good morning SoTL Canada colleagues, Any of you attending ISSoTL in Melbourne next month?As we have at previous ISSOTL conferences in past years, we are going to convene a gathering of Canadians attending ISSOTL when we meet at the ISSOTL … Continue reading

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National SoTL Advocacy – your thoughts?

Thanks to Nicola Simmons for putting together this summary of our discussion about National SoTL Advocacy from our AGM in June!  It will give our members and our new executive some good ideas to discuss and move forward on in the … Continue reading

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notes from the SoTL Canada AGM

Many of us are just returning from a fantastic #STLHE2015 conference in beautiful Vancouver last week!!  Despite our SoTL Canada AGM being scheduled for 7:30 am on Thursday morning, we had a great turnout and enthusiastic discussion.  Here is a … Continue reading

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