A conversation on sustainability in teaching practice

Authors: Mia Perry @MiaJPerry, Gabriella Rodolico @DrRodolico, Karen Thompson, Karen MacEachern @KarenMacEacher3, Sarah Anderson, Camille Huser @CamilleHuser In a time when human behaviours are critically damaging the ecologies of the planet, the climate crisis has become the most urgent and ubiquitous issue of our lifetime. With a very ambitious legal framework for emissions reduction, The […]

Enhancing student engagement and subject knowledge using task-based team learning

by Dr Lovleen Kushwah and Dr Eva Pocher Background Enhancing student engagement using collaborative work in a framework of taught topics is nothing new. Team-based learning facilitates conceptual understanding and helps students develop communication skills (Gosser, 2001). It has been incorporated in our teaching practice to overcome a challenge in one of our Undergraduate Economics […]

Can the ‘research onion’ help your thinking around the philosophical and methodological underpinnings of your SoTL project?

Author: Paula Karlsson-Brown @researchingrisk I recently did an assignment for my MEd in Academic Practice studies, which involved me designing a substantial project proposal and pitching it to a fictional funder. I had very limited time and only a few slides at my disposal for the pitch, so I needed to present my study quickly and as clearly as possible. I figured that a visual […]

Internationalisation and Education, is it becoming more of a dream than a reality?

Authors: Mark Breslin @MarkBreslinUoG & Gabriella Rodolico @DrRodolico “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – St Augustine This famous phrase is reported in a blog posted by Craig Thompson in 2016 where he mentions John Feltham publication of English Enchiridion in 1700.  The quote continues “They that never stir from their […]

Autonomy and self-regulation: co-creation to mitigate the impact of COVID and support Senior Honours students

author: Eneida Garcia Villanueva Eneida is a doctoral student at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures. Her interests lie in sociolinguistics, Hispanic studies, and educational research. In her PhD, Eneida investigates Family Language Policy and Child Language Brokering. You can find her on Twitter @EneidaLinguist and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/eneidalinguist/) Background Modern Languages students across the globe have […]

Hold the Date for Pedagogy in Engineering and Technology Seminar

Spring Seminar Series Published on behalf of Dr Rami Ghannam and Dr Imran Ansari (please contact to book place Imran.Ansari@glasgow.ac.uk) or if you are member of staff at the University of Glasgow find the information here (link opens in new window). 08th of April 2021 3:00 PM BST Title: Active on-Line Learning Abstract: Traditional lectures have long been […]

Hold the Date for Pedagogy in Engineering and Technology Seminar

Embedded Disciplinary Literacy in Science and Engineering: A Universal Design Case for Academic Inclusion Spring Seminar Series Published on behalf of Dr Rami Ghannam and Dr Imran Ansari (please contact to book place Imran.Ansari@glasgow.ac.uk) or if you are member of staff at the University of Glasgow find the information here (link opens in new window). […]

About this Blog

This is the community blog for everyone at the University of Glasgow who is interested in learning about, participating in, or leading in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). You will also find ongoing activities under the #UofGSoTL hashtag on Twitter. Colleagues are encouraged to share their thoughts, introduce their SoTL work and interests, […]