SEER Center and SoTL team up to present “Is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Happening in My Classroom?”

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SEER Center and SoTL team up to present “Is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Happening in My Classroom?”

*Update: Resources from this presentation are now available. PPT & CIRTL Learning Outcomes


Have you ever had a question about your students’ learning you couldn’t quite figure out? Did you plan an activity for your classroom that didn’t match up with your expectations? These are the types of questions SoTL scholars explore in their research. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) allows instructors in higher education to examine student learning and their own teaching practices in the classroom by contributing these experiences to the research literature. Supported by CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning) and the SEER (Scientists Engaged in Education Research) Center, this workshop will provide a clearer picture of what it means to be a SoTL scholar and how to achieve the three levels of CIRTL participation as a SoTL scholar: Associate, Practioner, and Scholar.

Kristen Miller, PhD
Division of Biological Sciences
University of Georgi
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
9:00-11:00am
MLC room 372

Graduate students and post-docs are encouraged to attend with a faculty mentor. Faculty members who are interested in SoTL are also welcome.

About Dr. Miller:
Kris Miller is a bio-educator whose research is focused on teaching professional development for graduate students in the sciences, online teaching and learning, and writing as a mode of teaching and learning in the sciences. She currently co-facilitates a Learning Community for graduate students on the topic of SoTL and has mentored multiple graduate students through the development and implementation of SoTL research projects.