60-Second SoTL – Episode 4

This week’s episode features an open-access article from Teaching and Learning Inquiry on institutional messaging about diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education. The featured project offers a great example of student-as-partners in scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) research:

Rankin, Joanna C, Andrew J. Pearl, Trina Jorre de St Jorre, Moriah M. McGrath, Sarah Dyer, Samiah Sheriff, Roberta Armitage, Kerstin Ruediger, Anoushka Jere, Saania Zafar, Shalaine Sedres, and Daania Chaudhary. 2022. “Delving into Institutional Diversity Messaging: A Cross-Institutional Analysis of Student and Faculty Interpretations of Undergraduate Experiences of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in University Websites.” Teaching and Learning Inquiry 10. https://doi.org/10.20343/teachlearninqu.10.10

View a transcript of this episode.

The episode was hosted by Jessie L. Moore, Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and Professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric. 60-Second SoTL is produced by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.

Read More about Institutional Diversity Messaging in Higher Education

  • Harris, Jessica C., Ryan P. Barone, and Lori Patton-Davis. 2015. “Who Benefits?: A Critical Race Analysis of the (D)Evolving Language of Inclusion in Higher Education.” Thought & Action.
  • Hoffman, Garrett D., and Tania D. Mitchell. 2016. “Making Diversity ‘Everyone’s Business’: A Discourse Analysis of Institutional Responses to Student Activism for Equity and Inclusion.” Journal of Diversity in Higher Education 9 (3): 277–89. https://doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000037
  • LePeau, Lucy A. 2015. “A Grounded Theory of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs Partnerships for Diversity and Inclusion Aims.” The Review of Higher Education 39 (1): 97–122.
  • LePeau, Lucy A., Sarah S. Hurtado, and Ryan J. Davis. 2018. “What Institutional Websites Reveal About Diversity-Related Partnerships Between Academic and Student Affairs.” Innovative Higher Education 43 (2): 125–42.
  • Pippert, Timothy D., Laura J. Essenburg, and Edward J. Matchett. 2013. “We’ve Got Minorities, Yes We Do: Visual Representations of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in College Recruitment Materials.” Journal of Marketing for Higher Education 23 (2): 258–82. https://doi.org/10.1080/08841241.2013.867920
  • Saichaie, Kem, and Christopher C. Morphew. 2014. “What College and University Websites Reveal about the Purposes of Higher Education.” The Journal of Higher Education 85 (4): 499–530. https://doi.org/10.1080/00221546.2014.11777338
  • Williams, Damon A., and Charmaine Clowney. 2007. “Strategic Planning for Diversity and Organizational Change: A Primer for Higher Education Leadership.” Effective Practices for Academic Leaders 2 (3): 1–16.
  • Wilson, Jeffery L., and Katrina A. Meyer. 2009. “Higher Education Websites: The ‘Virtual Face’ of Diversity.” Journal of Diversity in Higher Education 2 (2): 91–102.
  • Wilson, Jeffery L., Katrina A. Meyer, and Larry McNeal. 2012. “Mission and Diversity Statements: What They Do and Do Not Say.” Innovative Higher Education 37 (2): 125–39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10755-011-9194-8

Read More about Students-as-Partners / Partnership

  • Acai, Anita, Bree Akesson, Meghan Allen, Victoria Chen, Clarke Mathany, Brett McCollum, Jennifer Spencer, and Roselynn E. M. Verwoord. 2017. “Success in Student-Faculty/Staff SoTL Partnerships: Motivations, Challenges, Power, and Definitions.” Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 8 (2).
  • Cook-Sather, Alison, Melanie Bahti, and Anita Ntem. 2019. Pedagogical Partnerships: A How-To Guide for Faculty, Students, and Academic Developers in Higher Education. Elon, NC: Elon University Center for Engaged Learning. https://doi.org/10.36284/celelon.oa1 [Open Access]
  • de Bie, Alise, Elizabeth Marquis, Alison Cook-Sather, and Leslie Patricia Luqueño. 2021. Promoting Equity and Justice through Pedagogical Partnership. Stylus Publishing / Center for Engaged Learning.
  • Felten, Peter, Julianne Bagg, Michael Bumbry, Jennifer Hill, Karen Hornsby, Maria Pratt, and Saranne Weller. 2013. “A Call for Expanding Inclusive Student Engagement in SoTL.” Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal 1 (2): 63–74. https://doi.org/10.2979/teachlearninqu.1.2.63 [Open Access]
  • Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy, and Sophia Abbot, Eds. 2020. The Power of Partnership: Students, Staff, and Faculty Revolutionizing Higher Education. Elon, NC: Elon University Center for Engaged Leanring. doi.org/10.36284/celelon.oa2 [Open Access]
  • Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy, Sam Lucie Dvorakova, Kelly E. Matthews, Sophia Abbot, Breagh Cheng, Peter Felten, Kris Knorr, Elizabeth Marquis, Rafaella Shammas, and Kelly Swaim. 2017. “A Systematic Literature Review of Students as Partners in Higher Education.” International Journal for Students as Partners 1 (1). https://doi.org/10.15173/ijsap.v1i1.3119 [Open Access]

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