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RIA # 19: Dr. Peter Felten on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

 

Dr. Peter Felten

Dr. Peter Felten

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Peter Felten, assistant provost for teaching and learning, executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning, and professor of history.  His recent publications include the co-authored books Transforming Students: Fulfilling the Promise of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) and Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 2014). From 2010-2011, he served as president of the POD Network, and in 2015-2016 he is president-elect of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He also is a co-editor of the International Journal for Academic Development.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) [00:00-10:13]

In this first segment, Peter defines the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and distinguishes it from scholarly teaching.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Partnering with Students for SoTL Projects [10:14-23:15]

In segment two, Peter discusses the benefits of engaging in SoTL with students as research partners.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Decoding the Disciplines [23:16-35:06]

In segment three, Peter describes a “decoding the disciplines” project that includes students as research partners.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1: Five Principles of Good Scholarship of Teaching and Learning [00:00-3:25]

Bonus Clip #2: Challenges of Partnering with Students on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning [00:00-4:09]

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