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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in STEM
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in STEM

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7 Summary of Session 2

In this session, you have learned about the motivation for conducting SoTL and the advantages of conducting a collaborative SoTL inquiry with peers and students. There are several formal and informal structures that support SoTL practice, such as mentoring, communities facilitated by institutional centres dedicated to SoTL and co-mentoring in communities of practice.

You have been introduced to the area of learning analytics and how they can inform the design of a SoTL inquiry and its evaluation, and the ethical considerations of employing learning analytics in SoTL.

In the following sessions, you will be learning about formulating questions for a SoTL inquiry, conducting SoTL research ethically, planning and running a SoTL inquiry, making the outcomes of SoTL public and the impact of SoTL.

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