Oct 23 | What’s Your Question? Identifying Potential Projects

Prepare for the October 23 meeting

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  • Understanding SoTL” in the Vanderbilt SoTL Guide (read all the web pages, but watching videos or clicking through to PDF links is optional)
  • Under “Doing SoTL” in the Vanderbilt SoTL Guide, read:
    • Getting Started,” including the link to Randy Bass’s “The Scholarship of Teaching: What’s the Problem”
  • Hutchings, P. (2000).   “Approaching the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” In P. Hutchings (Ed.), Opening lines: Approaches to the scholarship of teaching and learning.  Menlo Park, CA:  Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


  • From the “Getting Started” page, work through the activities outlined in the “How to Start: Thinking of a Problem and the Questions it Raises” (the link to this document appears at the bottom of the page)
  • Write up your ideas in a short list (like the exaples in the “How to Start” guide and post it to our group site in Box (instructions to appear in a separate email).

Julie Sievers

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