SFU developing research support to guide faculty in designing SoTL inquiry projects

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Simon Fraser University Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD) is developing a framework and guide to support faculty in choosing and implementing appropriate research designs for their SoTL projects. Greg Hum and Jack Davis, a pair of PhD candidates from Simon Fraser University, presented a workshop at the 2014 Symposium on Teaching and Learning. The workshop’s focus was to generate… Read more »


Cultivating a culture of experimentation through ‘Tech Buddies’

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The sold-out Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice in November proved to be an excellent opportunity to experiment with alternative attendance options, bringing remote participants into the conversation by remotely-piggybacking a physical attendee. At the Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice this past November, demand quickly outpaced availability and the event sold out quickly. The conference organizers were happy… Read more »


BEtreat Workshops: unique leadership skills development for educators

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Etienne and Bev

BEtreat workshops are designed for leaders in social learning, communities of practice and networks. Participants bring their projects and challenges that most closely represent their work experiences to a workshop. During an intensive four days they develop their capabilities in leadership and facilitation for communities of practice and professional networks. There are two types of workshops, and early bird registration ends August 30. State of… Read more »