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Georgia Southern University

Faculty

Who are Writing Enrichment Faculty (WEF)?

  • Writing Enrichment Faculty are a group of self-identified faculty members with a strong commitment to the integration and enhancement of writing in the classroom as a method for furthering student learning and preparing students for the demands of the workplace and/or graduate school.  See the above link for additional information regarding Writing Enrichment Faculty (WEF).

Writing Enrichment Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Dr. Marcela Ruiz-Funes for being awarded the USG Board of Regents SoTL Fellowship!

2017 SoTL Award winner:  Dr. Jody Langdon (School of Health and Kinesiology, CHHS)

Jody Langdon, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the School of Health and Kinesiology. Dr. Langdon began her SoTL research at Georgia Southern as a SoTL Fellow in 2013 investigating the effects of the Flipped Classroom Model on perceptions of course experience, motivation, course performance, and basic need satisfaction. Since her experience as a fellow, she has continued her research in the SoTL field, leading to one publication and four conference presentations. Her most recent research focuses on metacognition and its ability to enhance student learning. Additional research is now being conducted on autonomy supportive teaching among undergraduate instructors. Dr. Langdon also serves on the Georgia Southern SoTL leadership team and has been a mentor to numerous emerging SoTL scholars.

2017-2018 SoTL Fellow:  Peter D. Rogers (Civil Engineering and Construction Management)

  • “Using Lightboard Video Lectures to Improve Student Learning in a Flipped Classroom Environment.”

Last updated: 12/6/2017

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