Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group | Webster University

Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group

Have you ever wanted to dive into Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) work, but don't know how to get started? Are you interested in exploring departmental or institutional questions related to assessment or student success? Perhaps you've done SoTL work in the past, and you're looking for a community of like-minded instructors to support your work. If any of this describes you, then there's a new learning community forming with you in mind.

The Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is a community of supportive faculty and staff dedicated to encouraging SoTL work as well as institutional inquiry. You might be a good fit for this group if you've ever wondered:

  • Who does SoTL work at Webster, and what are they working on?
  • What makes a good SoTL project?
  • What does SoTL look like in my field and in other fields?
  • I have a general idea for a SoTL project, but how do I even get started?
  • How can technology streamline my SoTL work?
  • What are our students' challenges to success?
  • What does it mean to offer rigorous courses?
  • How can approaches from our disciplines be applied to retention?

Group meetings are not scheduled for the 2020-21 academic year because of the focus on supporting the shift to remote instruction, but anyone interested in support for SoTL work should contact Liza Dister, Assistant Director of the FDC, for individual, remote appointments: edister17@webster.edu.