SOTL Workshop Series

SOTL: Getting Started
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30 PM Room: A-228
Description: This workshop introduces principles and practices in SOTL.  Background research in the field will be presented along with sample research questions and methods.  SOTL as collaborative inquiry for course and program development will also be discussed.

SOTL: Planning Projects
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30 PM Room: A-228
Description: This workshop engages participants in identifying aspects of student learning for research.  Participants will consider who their students are, what they want the students to learn, and what learning opportunities students are given.  Based on this type of inquiry, participants can begin to formulate a research project.

SOTL: Electronic Databases
Date:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30 PM Room: A-228
This presentation will provide lessons on how to search our electronic databases and resources to obtain articles and scholarly materials for Teaching and Learning to assist with the supplementing of classroom instruction and scholarship for tenure and advanced researching tips to remain currently apprised in one’s field.

SOTL: Qualitative Research
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018 Time: 1:45-2:45 PM Room: A-228
Description: Do you want to capture what is on your student’s mind or the best teaching practice in a particular contextual scenario? If so, attend this session to go over examples of research methods, qualitative tools (case study, interview and survey) and engage in a dialogue with the workshop presenter.

SOTL: Writing for the BCC Journal of Scholarly Teaching
Date:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30 PM Room: A-228
Description: Are you thinking about writing an article about how your research and scholarly pursuits inform what you teach or how you teach for the BCC Journal of Scholarly Teaching? Learn about the submission process and timeline, content, organization, and formatting of your article. Bring your preliminary ideas, questions, writing samples (if any) to this session. 60 min. 


SOTL Consultation by appointment only
Faculty members conducting research are invited to discuss the progress, preliminary findings, and other issues by emailing their availability to [email protected].

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