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Making Connections in College

Making College “Worth It” – Season 1, Episode 2 In a 2021 survey conducted by the Elon University Poll and the Center for Engaged Learning, 54.5% of recent college graduates indicated that they’d encountered meaningful relationships with faculty or staff…

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Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Global Contexts

60-Second SoTL – Episode 45 This week’s episode shares an open-access article from New Directions in Teaching and Learning and examines how U.S.-based colleges and universities support mentoring of undergraduate research in global contexts: Cruz, Laura, Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, Eric E. Hall, Amy L….

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Shaping Student Study Strategies

60-Second SoTL – Episode 44 This week’s episode shares an open-access article from Teaching & Learning Inquiry and examines how in-class interventions might influence students study strategies: Maurer, Trent W., and Emily Cabay. 2023. “Challenges of Shaping Student Study Strategies for Success: Replication…

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Preparing for Workplace Writing

Making College “Worth It” – Season 1, Episode 1 In a 2021 national survey of recent college graduates in the U.S., young professionals indicated that writing was very important to their daily lives, but only 80% reported developing the writing…

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Teaching Arts-Based Analysis

60-Second SoTL – Episode 43 This week’s episode shares an open-access article from Teaching & Learning Inquiry and explores arts-based data analysis and a strategy for teaching it to emerging researchers: Moreno, Rhia, Kate Hobgood Guthrie, and Katie Strickland. 2023. “Incorporating…

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Lifelong Learners’ Successful Work Adjustment

60-Second SoTL – Episode 42 This week’s episode features an open access article from the International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning and explores how characteristics of lifelong learning inform work-integrated learning students’ work adjustment at co-op sites: Drewery, David, and Judene Pretti. 2023. “How…

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Developing Students’ Metacognition through Peer Education

60-Second SoTL – Episode 41 This week’s episode features an open access article from the International Journal for Academic Development and explores how professional development on metacognition informs the practices of peer educators: Wass, Rob Tracy Rogers, Kim Brown, Kelby Smith-Han, Jacqueline Tagg,…

A person sits cross-legged on the floor, holding a notebook in their lap and a pencil in one hand. In front of them, a laptop placed on the floor displays a video of a woman in front of a book case. Scattered around the laptop are headphones, books, and cellphone, and other study supplies. An overlay reads, "60-Second SoTL: Student Engagement with Video Syllabi."

Student Engagement with Video Syllabi

60-Second SoTL – Episode 40 This week’s episode features an article from College Teaching and explores whether video syllabi impact how students engage with syllabus content: Kerrigan, John, and Christina Bifulco. 2023. “Syllabus 2.0: Using Videos to Make the Syllabus Active.” College Teaching. View a…

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Participation in Classroom Discussions

60-Second SoTL – Episode 38 This week’s episode features an article from the open-access Teaching & Learning Inquiry and explores what influences students’ participation in class discussions: Parker-Shandal, Crystena. 2023. “Participation in Higher Education Classroom Discussions: How Students’ Identities Influence Perspective Taking and Engagement.” Teaching…