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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
UNF SoTL Symposium - Call for Proposals
SoTL Symposium - Call for Proposals
The Office of Faculty Enhancement is
pleased to announce its
3rd Annual Scholarship
of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Symposium.
Symposium will be held on Monday,
April 11th, 2016, in the Student Union. The SoTL Symposium will
be held in conjunction with the 2016 Research Week (April 11th-15th), highlighting faculty and
student research and scholarship at UNF.
Call for Proposals:
The Office of Faculty Enhancement invites proposals for the 3rd Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Symposium that fit the theme of “Transformational Learning.”
The deadline for submitting 250 word summaries is March 15th, 2016.
learning helps students adopt new perspectives, develop complex representations
of the world, and find new ways of interacting with others who are different
than them. Transformational learning practices may take students to
places they had never been before, to see things they had never seen, and
to imagine concepts they had never considered. The outcomes of such experiences
are integrated connections across disciplinary boundaries, the ability to use
complex frameworks, and self-knowledge that supports professional and personal
growth. The SoTL Symposium will highlight transformational learning at UNF and
invites all faculty who have used these strategies to submit a proposal to
present at the symposium. The University of North Florida through the Undergraduate Dean's office has supportedTransformational Learning Opportunity (TLO) grants for the past 10 years.
Grantees are especially invited to submit a proposal, but receiving a TLO grant
is not a requirement to present. Presentations can focus on any area of
transformational learning including study abroad, undergraduate research,
community-based learning, field experiences, co-op experiences, learning
communities, leadership experiences, and others.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is the systematic investigation of
questions related to teaching
learning characterized by clear goals, adequate
preparation, appropriate methods, outstanding results, effective communication,
and a reflective critique.
sum, SoTL is about bringing a scholarly approach to teaching practice and
The deadline for
submitting 250 word
summaries is March