The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSoTL) 2016 will be held in Los Angeles, California from October 12th – 15th. This year, ISSoTL 2016 will delve into the stories of teaching and learning and stories of SoTL. How does the SoTL stories we share with our peers and to the public shape the educational landscape around us? Please visit the ISSoTL 2016 website for more in-depth topics and themes explored for this year’s conference.
The following U of T affiliated members will be sharing their topics*:
Aakriti Kapoor (University of Toronto) — Student Learning. Science to Stories: Creating Evidence Based Educational Technology to Foster Twenty-First Century Learning Skills
Andrew Petersen (University of Toronto, Mississauga) –Narrative of Course Design. The Impact of SoTL on a Transition to Hybrid Teaching Models
Beth Fischer (University of Toronto) — Learning to Tell Stories. Storytelling as a Learning Tool in the Social Sciences: Fact or Fiction?
Carol Rolheiser, Kathleen Olmstead, Erin Macnab, Kelly Gordon & Megan Burnett (University of Toronto) — Public Discourse about Teaching and Learning. A Strategic Initiative Harnessing Stories of Teaching and Learning
Cora McCloy, Carol Rolheiser & Megan Burnett (University of Toronto) — Public Discourse about Teaching and Learning. From personal to public: Sharing faculty experiences in mentoring for teaching
Michael DeBraga (University of Toronto) — Effective Teaching. The Graded Response Method: An Approach to Encourage Higher Order Thinking Skills using a Multiple Choice Format
*Abstracts for topics will be added very soon!