Information and contact

We are very proud to present the second educational (internal) conference at KTH. The conference will take place at KTH, Campus Valhallavägen in Stockholm on the 16 of March 2017 and will include lunch.

Further conferences within SoTL

EuroSoTL , Lund, June 8-9, 2017

ISSoTL , Calgury, October 11-14, 2017. Last day for abstracts is extended to March 22, 2017. 

Registration and fee

The registration opens 5th of September 2016 and last day of registration is March 13, 2017. The conference is free of charge but we'll charge a fee if you don't attend according to your registration. 

The offical language of the conference is English.

Contact

Project manager for the conference is Sara Nyberg, sarany@kth.se, 08-790 87 71.

Contact email: kth-sotl@kth.se. The team within ECE working with the conference:

  • Sara Nyberg
  • Marie Magnell
  • Björn Kjellgren
  • Niclas Hjelm
  • Elisabeth Keller
  • Maria Weurlander

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - The concept

What the concept of "scholarship of teaching and learning" comprises has been thoroughly discussed and a consensus of what the term means has slowly evolved. It is clearly not just a question of subject knowledge and teaching skills. It also includes a scientific approach in which the teacher develops his or her teaching and analyses both practice and student learning in the light of current knowledge about learning in Higher Education. Furthermore, the teacher discusses thoughts and findings in dialogue with colleagues. Elmgren, M., Henriksson A-S. (2014). Academic Teaching, Lund Studentlitteratur.

Martha Cleveland-Innes:

In the last decades, teaching and learning at universities has been in the spotlight. The Scolarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) emerged from the work of Ernest Boyer in 1990. Boyer said that "excellence in the classroom is all too often undervalued" and that SoTL means "applying to teaching the same exacting standards of evaluation that are used in research". It involves "planning, assessing, and modifying ones's teaching". 

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