Faculty, student present at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Five Elon faculty and a student presented widely at the 2011 meeting of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Held in Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 20-23, the conference brought together faculty and student scholars from around the world to discuss the latest research on teaching and learning.

Presentations were made by Stephen Bloch-Schulman, associate professor of philosophy, Peter Felten, assistant provost and director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Jessie L. Moore, associate professor of English, Phillip Motley, assistant professor of Communications, Sang Nam, assistant professor of Communications, and senior Maggie Castor, a philosophy major.

“Is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Good for Faculty Professional Development?” Peter Felten and Keith Trigwell (University of Sydney)

Concurrent Single-Papers:
“Digital Office Hours?” – Phillip Motley, presenter; Sang Nam, co-author

“Transforming Faculty Development Through SoTL in a First-Year Writing Program” – Jessie L. Moore

“Project-based Service-learning” — Phillip Motley, presenter; Sang Nam, co-author

Round Tables:
“’Curve Balls’ and Other Disruptive Interventions” – Phillip Motley

“Exploring Radical Research”— Maggie Castor, Jessie L. Moore and Stephen Bloch-Schulman

“Lessons in ‘productive disruption’: what student-faculty partnerships in pedagogical planning can teach us” – Peter Felten, Catherine Bovill (University of Glasgow), and Alison Cook-Sather (Bryn Mawr College)

“Where is Feminism in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” — Stephen Bloch-Schulman, David Concepcion (Ball State University), Juli Eflin (Ball State University) and Donna Engelmann (Alverno College)

Pre-Conference Workshop:

“A Chorus of Student Voices in SoTL: Researching With (not preaching to) the Choir” —
Peter Felten, Stephen Bloch Schulman, Maggie Castor, Scott Simkins (North Carolina A&T State University), Karen Hornsby (North Carolina A&T State University), Carmen Werder (Western Washington University), Tyler Baxter (Western Washington University, ’13), Kara Yanagida (Western Washington University, ’12), Catherine Bovill (University of Glasgow) & Alison Cook-Sather (Bryn Mawr College)