Title

Reflecting on the Value of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

4-2015

Abstract

Presentation at the USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning, Athens, GA. Boyer (1990) redefined scholarship by introducing the concept of Scholarship of Teaching and elevating the traditional role of teaching from "a routine function" to an essential component of scholarly life in higher education. In this session, the presenter, a University System of Georgia Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Award winner, will provide participants interested in research on teaching a brief overview of SoTL, discuss the value and need for SoTL from a personal perspective (Sturges, 2012), as well as an imperative in higher education for student learning (Trigwell, 2013), institutional effectiveness (Bernstein, 2013) and faculty development (Fanghanel, 2013). The session will conclude with a discussion on how SoTL both informs and dovetails with teaching and attendees' reasons to be engaged in SoTL.

Sponsorship/Conference/Institution

USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning

Location

Athens, GA

Source

https://usgteachingandlearningconfe2015.sched.com/event/2OCJ

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