Slow and Steady Response

Created by Melanie Lefebvre (@ProfMelLefebvre), response for Reflecting for Disseminating Your SoTL Project Activity

As for dissemination of knowledge, I’m lucky to work at an institution with an innovation hub which is a natural way to assist in knowledge dissemination. This provides a perfect avenue to consult with colleagues informally or at a more formal level such as a scheduled professional development session. Not only is there an innovation hub, more… »

Design Time Response

Created by Melanie Lefebvre (@ProfMelLefebvre), response for Design Your SoTL Project Activity

I put the Scholar module aside for awhile and recently returned to it. My research question had evolved. I’ve found that participation has naturally improved as rapport has developed and students become more comfortable with small group work in class. What I’ve now become more curious about is how to help students become familiar and comfortable more… »

Initial Idea Response

Created by Melanie Lefebvre (@ProfMelLefebvre), response for Outline Your SoTL Plan Activity

I was tasked to consider an area of interest. Initially, I narrowed it down to increase classroom participation. Because I am teaching a program with many practical application aspects, it is important that students are regularly applying what they’ve learned before entering the field. Students however have expressed reservations about role-plays in front of the classroom. more… »

Another Top 3! Response

Created by Melanie Lefebvre (@ProfMelLefebvre), response for Engage with SoTL Activity

The benefit of increasing the amount of reflection about teaching and learning with my colleagues is especially appealing, considering I even look forward to such dialogue on Twitter. By having a common language, we can further support and challenge one another. Improving both student outcomes as well as results on assessments is most definitely appealing. more… »