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Inquire: A certificate program in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) – a student’s perspective

By Jeni Spencer The Inquire certificate program at the University of Guelph was launched in the spring of 2015 and offers students, faculty, staff, and those simply interested in gaining experience as a SoTL researcher, the chance to explore and … Continue reading

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Fostering SoTL starts with a cup of coffee a day…

Kris Knorr, McMaster University “Fika”: the Swedish custom of meeting ones colleagues on a daily basis (sometimes twice!) for coffee and snacks to engage in both personal and professional conversations. This tradition, practiced for several centuries in Sweden, formed the … Continue reading

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The Development of an Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice to Support the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the University of Guelph

Dr. Brian Husband, Associate Dean Academic, College of Biological Sciences, University of Guelph The College of Biological Sciences (CBS) at the University of Guelph is poised to launch a new Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice (OESP) in Winter 2016. The … 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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SoTL Canada Elections Results

Greetings SoTL Canada colleagues, The results are in for the SoTL Canada elections. This year we saw a 34% voter turn-out. Our congratulations go to Deborah Kiceniuk, Dalhousie University, and Genevieve Newton, University of Guelph, who have been voted onto … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars! SoTL presentations at the STLHE conference, June 16-19 in Vancouver

The STLHE program is now confirmed and there are lots of interesting SoTL presentations we’d like to bring to your attention! Topics range from incorporating mobile devices to bringing indigenous pedagogies into academic practice and everything in between. Now one might … Continue reading

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