SOTL Workshop Series

SOTL: Getting Started
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Room: C-326
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
Thursday, March 30, 2017 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Room: C-326
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: Thursday, April 6, 2017 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Room: C-326
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: Monday, April 17, 2017 Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Room: C-326
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 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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