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A framework for developing social responsibility through a critical realist lens using Activity Theory

Submitted by Christine Adams on Mon, 10/28/2019 - 22:35

This research offers some insights into how educators can facilitate students' examination of their dispositions and qualities in relation to social responsibility.  It gives educators a framework proposed as a 'repository' to support student identity development and more socially aware citizens who can take their place in a transforming society. 

Advocacy and Outreach Expert Database

Submitted by Lauren Scharff on Sat, 05/05/2018 - 13:20

The ISSoTL Advocacy and Outreach Committee is in the process of creating a database of expert scholars. This database will serve as an easily accessible resource for journalists who would like to request interviews with SoTL experts for their stories. This database may also be useful for those wishing to proactively offer the names of experts on particularly timely topics to reporters.

What is SoTL?

Submitted by Lauren Scharff on Sat, 05/05/2018 - 13:15

The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) involves bringing a scholarly lens to teaching in higher education: to approach teaching practice with the same curiosity, inquiry and rigour that scholars bring to their research, and to publicly share the results of that inquiry. Generally, SoTL involves:

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