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Sep 09 - Dec 16, 2014
Starts at 3:10pm
Synchronous online sessions supplemented with asynchronous classwork
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning
Expectations of Academic Institutions, Teaching and mentoring students

Teaching-as-Research: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Basic concepts, techniques, and procedures of conducting Teaching-as-Research (TAR)/Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) in the undergraduate classroom. The course is appropriate for students in all STEM fields though an emphasis will be given to practices suitable for technology, engineering, and related disciplines. Students will complete a classroom-based Teaching-as-Research proposal and can conduct their research as part of a second course in Spring 2015.

By the end of the class, students will be able to:

  • Identify research questions
  • Clarify research questions
  • Identify acceptable evidence to answer their research questions
  • Develop classroom activities to collect student evidence
  • Develp classroom activities to prepare students to provide evidence
  • Successfully complete IRB approval at home institutions to complete their research projects
  • Successfully complete a proposal to conduct a classroom-based Teaching-as-Research project during the spring 2015 semester
Before registering for a course please read additional course information at the course logistics page. Please note that individuals registering for CIRTL offerings must complete the registration form themselves.