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USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning
Thursday, April 9 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Reflecting on the value of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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Diana Sturges

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.

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Diana Sturges

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY


Thursday April 9, 2015 11:00am - 11:45am
Room L
  • RETA Winner - Diana Sturges - 2015 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award Winner

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