Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Georgia Southern University

SoTL Commons – Call for Proposals

Proposal Submission

Call for proposals opens August 1, 2019.

Conference Tracks

Academic and Professional Development Research focused on academic/faculty development supporting SoTL.
Assessment and SoTL Research focused on assessment of student learning at course, program, and institutional levels.
Learning Theories and Pedagogy Research focused on pedagogy and learning theories.
Online Learning Research focused on teaching and student learning in fully online environments.
Teaching with Technology Research focused on teaching with technology and student learning in hybrid or face-to-face teaching environments.
About SoTL Analysis, synthesis, reflection, and discussion of the nature, role and meaning of the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Teaching Practices (Poster Only) Analysis, synthesis, reflection, and discussion of the effectiveness and implementation of innovative teaching practices in online, hybrid, or face-to-face teaching environments.

Session Types

Presentation In 45 minute sessions presenter(s) share research insights in interactive presentations. Presenters should plan to engage the audience and address specific ideas and strategies to help attendees apply research insights to their teaching contexts.
Research Brief and Reflection Panels Research Briefs and Reflections (20 minutes) will be presented in 75 minute panel sessions. Accepted proposals will be grouped by conference coordinators according to common themes. A 15 minute Q&A session for all presenters will follow the presentations.
Poster Posters will be displayed in a 60 minute poster session. Presenter(s) prepare and present a poster to facilitate conversations and answer questions on their research in an informal setting. Presenters are required to be present at their poster for the entire session.
Student Voices in SoTL Poster Students are encouraged to submit proposals for completed projects as well as projects “in progress” or with preliminary results to be presented in a designated poster session.

Review Criteria

Research  Analysis, synthesis, reflection, & discussion 
All submissions in this category must address:

  1. Clear connection between the title of the proposed presentation and its content,
  2. Clearly stated research question(s) that inquire into student learning,
  3. Evidence that the proposal is grounded in context,
  4. Description of research methodology,
  5. Description of research results (if proposing a project in progress please clearly state this in the proposal),
  6. Discussion of research implications and applications for SoTL and teaching and learning,
  7. For Presentation Sessions:Plans for engaging the audience in the session. Please model exemplary teaching and learning practices.
All submissions in this category must address:

    1. Clear connection between the title of the proposed presentation and its content,
    2. Clearly stated purpose that is significant and relevant to SoTL,
    3. Evidence that the proposal is grounded in context,
    4. Explanation of how presentation contributes new knowledge to SoTL,
    5. Discussion of implications and applications for SoTL and/ or teaching and learning,
    6. For Presentation Sessions:Plans for engaging the audience in the session. Please model exemplary teaching and learning practices.

Reviewers

Thank you to our reviewers for 2019 SoTL Commons!

Matthew Acevedo University of Miami, USA
Megan Adams Kennesaw State University, USA
Karen Adsit University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA
Nancy Arrington Georgia Southern University, USA
Donna Bowman University of Central Arkansas, USA
Tammy Burnham Winthrop University, USA
Linda Cirocco University of Central Florida, USA
Claudia Cornejo Happel Georgia Southern University, USA
Cristina Cottom Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
Kent Divoll University of Houston – Clear Lake, USA
John Dobson Georgia Southern University, USA
Liz Fayer Black Hills State University, USA
Jennifer Friberg Illinois State University, USA
Laura Frost Florida Gulf Coast University,  USA
Melissa Garno Georgia Southern University, USA
Delena Gatch Georgia Southern University, Georgia
Sandra Gilchrist New College of Florida, USA
Diana Gregory Kennesaw State University, USA
Mary Grimes McGreer Savannah State University, USA
Robert Hautala Western Oregon University, USA (retired)
Rebecca Johnson Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Kent Kauffman Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA
Stacy Kluge Georgia Southern University, USA
Irene Kokkala University of North Georgia, USA
Shainaz Landge Georgia Southern university, USA
Jill Lane Clayton State University, USA
Jody Langdon Georgia Southern University, USA
Peggy Lindsey The Ohio State University, USA
Aaron Long The University of Kansas, USA
Margy MacMillan Mount Royal University, Canada
Karen Manarin Mount Royal University, Canada
Elizabeth Marquis McMaster University, Canada
Katarina Martenson Lund University, Sweden
Trent Maurer Georgia Southern University, USA
Robert Mayes Georgia Southern University, USA
Juliann McBrayer Georgia Southern University, USA
Jane McNichol Mount Royal University, Canada
Mike Metzler Georgia State University, USA
Marko Modiano Gävle University, Sweden
Diann Moorman University of Georgia, USA
Daniel Murphee University of Central Florida, USA
Beulah Narendrapurapu Georgia Southern University, USA
Tom Pusateri Kennesaw State University, USA (retired)
Julie Reagan Georgia Southern University, USA
Deborah Richardson Augusta University, USA
Judith Schmitt Middle Georgia State University, USA
Kurt Schmitz Georgia State University, USA
Shannon Sipes Indiana University, USA
Mary Slade Winthrop University, USA
D. Jason Slone Georgia Southern University, USA
Carl (Kip) Sorgen Georgia Southern University, USA
Hilary Steiner Kennesaw State University, USA
Diana Sturges Georgia Southern University, USA
Tris Utschig Kennesaw State University, USA
Deborah Walker Georgia Southern University, USA
Penny Welch University of Wolverhampton, UK
Leah Williams Georgia Southern University, USA
Mary Wolfe Middle Georgia State College, USA
Michelle Yeo Mount Royal University, Canada
Yue Zhang Georgia Southern University, USA

 

Last updated: 4/15/2019

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