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What is Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Meeting the Needs of Nontraditional Undergraduate Students
A collaboration between teaching and research that involves identifying a problem in the classroom, systematically collecting and analyzing data regarding the issue, and disseminating the findings.
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Designing Quality Classes That Meet the Needs of Nontraditional Learners
Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 31
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8323-4.ch008
This chapter reviews the learning theories that should guide online course design and delivery, specifically the seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education, community of inquiry, connectivism, and online collaborative learning. Findings from the scholarship of teaching and learning should provide the framework for distance education classes in order to provide quality, equitable courses that allow nontraditional students to succeed in meeting their educational goals. Regardless of their previous experience with online teaching, faculty will benefit from continued training in online teaching and assessment of student learning.
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Leadership in Global Open, Online, and Distance Learning
is defined as the scholarly inquiry into student learning, which advances the practice of teaching by making findings public. SoTL builds on many past traditions in higher education, including classroom and program assessment, K-12 action research, the reflective practice movement, peer reviews of teaching, traditional educational research, and faculty development to enhance teaching and learning. The term SoTL refers to methods that promote student learning and desired outcomes, and it has been recognized in expressions of student satisfaction, peer reviews, and so forth. The concept also encompasses aspects of professional development and faculty development, such as how teachers can not only improve their expertise in their fields but also develop their pedagogical expertise, that is, how to teach novice students in the field and enable their learning. Additionally, the term encompasses the study and implementation of modern teaching methods, such as active learning, cooperative learning, problem-based learning, and others.
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Faculty Development in Digital Spaces: Designing and Implementing Innovative Modular Online Programming
The examination or study of teaching and learning, student success, faculty or student engagement through the classroom.
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Delightfully, Difficult Work: Transformation through Teaching and Learning
This is the systematic practice by instructors and instructors to use classroom data to inform curricular decisions. It requires that these understandings are made public, are part of a critical conversation with academic peers and can advance the field.
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Peer Assessment for Development of Preservice Teachers
Attitude toward teaching and learning that reflects public engagement and shared inquiry into the practice of teaching
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Three Challenges of Early-Career Faculty and the Importance of Self-Care
A branch of scholarship that studies the curriculum and instruction of higher education, including the teaching and learning of undergraduate and graduate students.
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Learning Community Partnerships: Building Collaborations on Campus and Beyond
The use of the tools and processes of scholarly research to analyze pedagogical practice and experience.
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