KTH SoTL 2017
The theme for this year was Engaging education
Abstracts from our KTH colleagues
Abstracts SoTL 2017 (pdf 2.3 MB)
Torgny Roxå Lund University
Collegiality as organisational culture – change and development and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
How do you change the university without damaging the academic culture? And what are the features of a good microcultural entity with a developmental agenda? According to Torgny Roxå, the key to defend the academic identity and values while developing the organisation through change, is collegiality and supporting the coordinative function of weak ties. In this keynote presentation of the KTH Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) 2017, Roxå shares his view on what SoTL is all about, as well as providing communicative solutions to be used for development of both individuals and organisations.
You can read more about Torgny Roxå here
Torgny Roxå film of his presentation
Martha Cleveland-Innes , Athabasca University
Evidence-based practice with sound theory is a main driver in Martha’s scholarly work. She is a principal researcher on the Community of Inquiry framework for online and blended learning (
); designed to maximize deep learning and provide students with a learning experience that is developmental and sustainable. In her fifteen years as an academic at Athabasca University, Martha has been involved in numerous research projects on open and distance learning and has taught, supervised, and supported hundreds of graduate students working in the same area of education. Martha has received awards for her work on the student experience in online environments and has received many research grants to study open and distance learning
In 2012 Martha was invited to be a Guest Professor at The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work there is part of a campus redesign toward blended learning.
Read more about Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes here