"Students as Partners has created another meaningful space for the negotiation of power and hierarchy in Higher Education (HE) institutions. How might partnership be embraced as an ethos and culture within HE, while continuing to push on the traditionalist fabric of HE institutions?"

Students as Partners at ISSOTL 2018

by Sophia Abbot and Ketevan Kupatadze Students as Partners (SaP) had a major presence at the 2018 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference in Bergen, Norway, this past October. Twenty of the 247 conference sessions,…

Quote: The success of a course (of a teacher) is not independent of the amount of effort and engagement that students contribute to the process but rather depends on it.

Diverse and Alternative Ways of Partnering in SoTL

by Ketevan Kupatadze As I continue talking with my colleagues about student-faculty partnerships, whether in formal or more informal conversations, one recurring theme emerges: what does partnership look like in practice? My observations have taught me that a) most faculty immediately…