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CETL Lessons from the Center for Excellence in Teaching in Learning

Seeking Senior SOTL Scholars &
Mentor Program Participants Announced

Senior SOTL Scholar Learning Community Project
Applications Due: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Apply now
A learning community of experienced SOTL scholars will be selected to design a teaching and learning inquiry related to the first semester of the new University Studies Program. 

  • Fall 2012: Selection and Connection
  • Interim and Spring 2013: Study Design, IRB Proposal, Literature Review and Preparation for Data Collection
  • Fall 2013: Data Collection
  • Interim and Spring 2014: Data Analysis, Writing, and Presentation
  • Fall 2014: Presentation

Possible presentation venues include the UW Oshkosh Provost's Teaching and Learning Summit, the UW System President's Summit on Teaching and Learning, the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference, or the American Association of Colleges and Universities annual conference (AACU). Participants receive a $2,000 stipend each year of this two-year program.

Online Teaching & Learning: Bells & Whistles—
Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:20 to 2:20 p.m. facilitated by
Kerry Huberty (Learning Technologies)
Register here

SOTL Mentor Program (2012-2013)
Congratulations to the newly selected participants:
Elizabeth Alderton (Reading); Donna Charley-Johnson (Biology);
Nathan Krueger (Music); Jordan Landry (English);
Florence Muwana (Special Education); Teri Shors (Biology);
Joan Simmons
(Reading Education); Robert Sipes (Kinesiology);
Andrew Smock (Communication); Jerry Thomas (Political Science)

SoTL Commons Conference (Savannah, Georgia)
March 27-29, 2013
Proposals Due: Oct. 31
The sixth annual “The SoTL Commons” conference brings together people engaging in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and anyone wanting to improve student learning outcomes in higher education today. Learn more

Thank you to the 2011-2012 SOTL Scholars
for their outstanding showcase during this year's annual Provost's Summit

  • Victoria Beck, Criminal Justice: Academic Integrity in Online Testing
  • Christy Brazee, Communication: Incidental Learning in Action Learning Projects
  • Anna Filipova, Public Administration: Academic Self-Efficacy and Graduate Svtudents’ Poster Session Experiences
  • Samantha Looker, English: Increasing Awareness of Language Diversity Among University Students
  • Jane Purse-Wiedenhoeft, Theatre: Incorporating a Sustainability Research Project in an Improvisational Acting Course

Register for all CETL events at: uwosh.edu/cetl


Key Initiatives:

  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Global Connections
  • Sustainability
  • Assessment
  • Undergraduate Student Research
  • Essential Learning Outcomes
  • Instructional Technology
  • First-Year Experience


Questions or Comments?
Contact Eric Brunsell, CETL Coordinator, at cetl@uwosh.edu.

Watch for CETL Lessons each Thursday of the Fall 2012 Semester!
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