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Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Cumming | 262
Dahlonega | HNS 147
Gainesville | Nesbitt 2214
Oconee | 501

Facilitated by Tom Cooper, Asst. Director of CTLL & Associate Professor of Mathematics

Learn about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) from faculty scholars across multiple disciplines as they discuss their own SoTL projects. This workshop will begin with an opening presentation examining diverse definintions  of SoTL, of which the simplest may be “systematic reflection on teaching and learning made public.”

The introduction will be followed by presentations from UNG faculty on their own SoTL projects and a closing Q & A with the faculty panel.


  • Chemistry/Biochemistry: Jim Konzelman
  • Interdisciplinary: Jim Konzelman and Laura Ng
  • English: Laura Ng and Mary Carney
  • Mathematics: Tom Cooper
  • Physics: Sarah Formica
  • Psychological Science/Biology: Steven Lloyd and Ryan Shanks

Light refreshments will be provided.

Beyond Best Practices: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2.0 ~~ Lecture by Nancy Chick Ph.D.

Gainesville Campus, Nesbitt Building, Room 3110
To attend this event please RSVP  here.

This event will introduce participants to the fundamentals and some higher-order issues in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), including the varied approaches, designs, and methods, as well as the roles of qualitative research, models of collaboration, and markers of quality.

Nancy Chick serves as assistant director at the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University and on the faculty of the English Department. She is also founding co-editor of Teaching & Learning Inquiry, the journal of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), and co-editor of and author in two books on signature pedagogies (Stylus 2009, 2012). She has published a variety of SoTL articles in other books and peer-reviewed journals and served on the ISSOTL Board of Directors from 2005 until 2012. She presented the opening keynote address at the SoTL Commons Conference in 2014: “Discussions of Quality in SoTL.” She has also given keynotes for Annual Meetings of Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of British Columbia and the University of Wisconsin System Faculty College. She is regarded as one of the most important voices in the international SoTL movement.
Light lunch provided.


Gainesville Campus Map – click to enlarge Parking will be reserved in Sections J and I

Faculty Awards: Nominations Deadline

University of North Georgia’s Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership (CTLL) offers faculty and staff awards to recognize excellence in teaching and learning, engagement, and emerging leadership. While these awards do not carry a monetary stipend, they are an acknowledgment of exceptional accomplishments and contributions to UNG.

University Wide Awards:
Distinguished Teaching Award
Distinguished Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award

Campus-Based Awards:
Teaching Excellence Award
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
Best Practices in Service Learning Award
Fostering Engagement Award
Emerging Leader Award

For more information about eligibility, or the nomination and selection process, go to CTLL Faculty Awards