Colleagues of the College of Science & Engineering (CoSE) are running a social media campaign via Twitter this week (14-19 March 2022) to share our love of the amazing SoTL work of our colleagues in our disciplines. SoTL is an integral part to provide evidence-based teaching practice, and therefore continuously improve our students’ learning experience. […]

Day 11: Enhancing Written Feedback

Welcome to day 11 of our SoTL adventure! In this blog post, and accompanying sway, William McGuire discusses feedback literacy. Enhancing Written Feedback Toolkit by William McGuire (@willieapps) from the School of Education Aims To stimulate critical reflection on what constitutes useful written feedback; To present some principles of effective feedback from the literature and […]

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Day 9: Embedding Graduate Attributes within the Psychology curriculum

Graduate Attribute Infographics: Embedding graduate attributes in the psychology curriculum Dr Steven McNair, School of Psychology and Neuroscience. Professional development is a key focus of the University of Glasgow’s current learning and teaching strategy (University of Glasgow, 2021a), and at college-level one priority is to “Embed employability into our curricula” (University of Glasgow, 2021b). Though […]

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Day 8: Mental health and employability in online distance learning

The MSc Psychology Conversion Online Distance Learning (ODL) programme at the University of Glasgow is a 30-month, part-time, British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited programme that enables students to pursue a career in psychology and related disciplines on completion of their degree. Jointly taught by the Schools of Psychology and Education the programme continues to see […]

Power of reflexivity and reflective writing: Becoming a mindful Educator

by Karen Thompson Late in 2020, I completed my master’s dissertation (Master’s Project) for the MEd in Academic Practice.  Having submitted it, I was waiting in a long post office queue to send my Christmas cards whist listening to Nathalie Sheridan’s podcast and experimental paper on ‘Becoming a University Teacher’ (2020).  Many of the stories […]

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, […]