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Inspired by Scientific American’s “60-second” podcasts, 60-Second SoTL shares snapshots of recent scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Each brief, 1- to 4-minute episode offers a quick annotation of one or two recent SoTL publications. Show notes link to the article or chapter and, when applicable, related scholarship.

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Do you have a recent SoTL publication, or have you read one that resonated with you? Propose a publication you’d like to hear us feature. 60-Second SoTL was created by Jessie L. Moore and is produced by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.

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Staff Experiences Supporting Students from Equity Groups

60-Second SoTL – Episode 13 This week’s episode features an open-access article from Studies in Higher Education and examines academic and support staff members’ experiences supporting low socio-economic status and non-traditional students: Macqueen, Suzanne, Erica Southgate, and Jill Scevak. (2022). “Supporting students from equity groups:…

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Show Credits

Jessie L. Moore, PhD, hosts each episode of 60-Second SoTL. Jessie is director of the Center for Engaged Learning and professor of English: Professional Writing & Rhetoric. She is the author of Key Practices for Fostering Engaged Learning: A Guide for Faculty and Staff (under contract with Stylus Publishing) and co-editor of five edited collections on engaged learning topics. In addition to coordinating the Center’s research seminars, Jessie produces the Center’s videos and other web resources and co-edits two book series: the Stylus Publishing/Center for Engaged Learning Series on Engaged Learning and Teaching and the Center for Engaged Learning Open Access Book Series. Jessie’s professional service to the scholarship of teaching and learning was recognized with the 2019 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Distinguished Service Award. In 2021, Jessie received Elon University’s Distinguished Scholar Award.

Show art was created by Jennie Goforth, managing editor for the Center for Engaged Learning.

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Feedback Encounters

60-Second SoTL – Episode 12 This week’s episode features an open-access article from Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education and explores feedback encounters as a framework for studying feedback processes: Jensen, Lasse X., Margaret Bearman, and David Boud. 2022. “Feedback Encounters:…

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Teaching Race and Racial Justice

60-Second SoTL – Episode 11 This episode features the Nancy Chick Article of the Year for the 2021 volume of Teaching and Learning Inquiry (announced at the 2022 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference) and examines course-planning…

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Outcomes of Supervisor and Mentor Support in Internships

60-Second SoTL – Episode 10 This week’s episode features a recent article from the open access International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning and explores how supervisor and mentor support shape students’ outcomes in internship experiences: Ali, Abdifatah A., Philip Gardner, and Brandy Edmondson….

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Undergraduate Research and Student Well-Being

60-Second SoTL – Episode 9 This week’s episode features a recent open-access article from Studies in Higher Education and explores how engaging in authentic, mentored undergraduate research can contribute to student well-being: Walkington, Helen, and Belinda Ommering. 2022. “How Does…

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Challenges to Providing Effective Feedback

60-Second SoTL – Episode 8 This week’s episode features a recent article from the open-access journal, Teaching & Learning Inquiry, and explores instructors’ perspectives on challenges to providing effective feedback: Paris, Brit M. 2022. “Instructors’ Perspectives of Challenges and Barriers…

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Triadic Partnership Mentoring

60-Second SoTL – Episode 7 This week’s episode features a recent article from the open-access International Journal for Students as Partners and explores how a group mentorship scheme with students, alumni, and staff supports student learning in a distance education experience:…

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Amplifying Indigenous Voices in Work-Integrated Learning

60-Second SoTL – Episode 6 This week’s episode features a recent article from the open-access International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning and explores Indigenous students’ experiences with employability initiatives, including work-integrated learning: Keen, Joel, and Michelle J. Eady. 2022. “Amplifying Indigenous student…

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Data-Driven Reflection on Teaching

60-Second SoTL – Episode 5 This week’s episode features an open-access article from the International Journal for Academic Development, examining how graphical representations of classroom practices can help instructors reflect on their teaching: Wood, Anna K., Hazel Christie, Jill R….

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Institutional Diversity Messaging in Higher Education

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…

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Disrupted Access and Success: Students’ Transition to University during COVID

60-Second SoTL – Episode 3 This week’s episode features an open-access article from SOTL in the South about how the pandemic impacted students’ transitions to higher education: Inglis, Helen, Celeste Combrinck, and Zach Simpson. 2022. “Disrupted Access and Success: Students’ Transition…