The SoTL Foundations Development Program for Postdoctoral Scholars invites students to join discussion-based sessions focused on brief foundational SoTL readings, participate in their choice of workshops and draft a preliminary SoTL plan. Students in this program will learn about scholarly, evidence-based approaches to student learning and teaching, and will have the opportunity to reflect and build upon their own teaching and learning practices.
This badge is part of the Postdoctoral Scholars Certificate in University Teaching and Learning program.
- Engage in collaborative, critically reflective conversations with colleagues to explore current issues, theories and research in postsecondary education.
- Articulate a research question and develop a plan to conduct a SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) project.
minimum required: 1 course and completion of the capstone project
Discussion-Based SOTL Courses
Minimum required: 4 courses
Minimum required: 2 courses
The length of time it takes to complete this badge varies by student. If you do not have other significant time commitments and take only one or two courses per week, you will likely complete the badge in a year. If you are planning on taking multiple courses per week, you will complete the badge faster.
- Register, attend and participate in 8 of the designated courses including the capstone project course
- Self-register in D2L
Go to D2L and click on My Tools on the navigation bar, then select Self Registration. Look for SoTL Foundations Program for Postdoctoral Scholars and enroll in the course.
- Complete the SoTL Foundations Program for Postdoctoral Scholars - Capstone Project
Courses are delivered in blended format (classroom and online)