From the list of potential benefits below, pick a few statements that would motivate you to become more engaged in SoTL activities.

  • Better student outcomes and assessment scores.
  • Useful data for assessments, program reviews, and accreditation processes.
  • Faculty development opportunities.
  • Increased reflection on teaching and learning among colleagues.
  • Stronger overall faculty that values teaching and student learning.
  • Promotion of new networks among faculty members.
  • Scholarship opportunities in the form of presentations and publications.
  • Opportunity for outside funding to support program innovation.
  • Renewed faculty excitement about teaching and greater self-awareness.You might also consider other benefits that you can think of that aren’t on this list.

Update your padlet note at http://tiny.cc/extend-scholarship to reflect two to three value propositions that would motivate you to participate in SoTL activities. Compare with others.

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