Making Sense of the Evidence of Student Learning: Getting to Researchable Questions

January 17, 2009

This resource kit provides a set of flexible tools and resources that may be adapted for local use in faculty discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning. This set of resources addresses the process of formulating researchable scholarship of teaching questions about student learning through a close examination of a single teaching moment. It […]

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Coding Data

January 16, 2009

This kit teaches you a basic method for making sense of and organizing your research data in a clear and systematic way. Coding is a systematic way of understanding and keeping track of research data. It allows the researcher to focus and to track certain kinds of information, leaving what is not relevant to the […]

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Working Groups Process Instructions

January 15, 2009

Reflections on the process Working Groups Process The working groups process has several purposes: To provide a focus for the development of scholarship of teaching projects. To provide a supportive group environment for each participant to move forward in his or her thinking. To help participants move from teaching questions to scholarship of teaching projects. […]

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Working Groups Process: Reflections

January 15, 2009

Working Groups Process Working Groups Process Instructions At the center of the Visible Knowledge Project (VKP) is a concern to answer the question: what can we gain by doing this work together that we don’t gain by doing this work individually. In the VKP, we explore the possibilities for doing connected, similar projects and find […]

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Working Groups Process

January 15, 2009

This kit provides resources for facilitating local discussions about scholarship of teaching and learning projects through the VKP working groups process. Adapted from the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, the working groups process provides a structure for small group discussion, a supportive process for feedback, and a means for moving from […]

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Institutional Review Board (IRB) & Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

January 14, 2009

This resource kit provides a set of flexible tools and resources that may be adapted for local use in faculty discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) and institutional review boards for human subject research. Please note: Institutional Review Board protocols vary between institutions. Information and forms are provided only for reference. View […]

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Deepening Our Understanding of Student Learning: Triads

January 12, 2009

In 2003, VKP Participants engaged in “triad conversations”, one-hour long phone conversations to discuss student evidence.  Sherry Linkon (Youngstown State University), Rina Benmayor (California State University, Monterey Bay), and Teresa Goddu (Vanderbilt University) participated in one triad conversation.  The reasoning behind the conversations and grouping people into triads was to replicate the working group process […]

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