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SoTLA Conference


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SoTLA Conference

Wayne Hall 324
125 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2948
Fax: 610-436-2189

SoTLA Conference

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  • 2nd Annual SoTLA Conference
  • Thursday, January 11th, 2018
  • Sykes Student Union
  • West Chester University
  • West Chester, PA

West Chester University's Scholarship of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (SoTLA) conference hosted by the Academic Affairs Division will focus on enhancing the faculty members view on student learning as it relates to assessment, classroom engagement, and online technology within the higher education community. The goal of this conference is to make the work of teaching, learning, and assessment public for continued professional development. The conference organizers for this event are the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Center and Distance Education Services.

Keynote Speaker

Maryellen Weimer

Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D.

  • Keynote address:
  • Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • Sykes Student Union
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am

Sarah Rose Cavanagh is currently on the faculty at Assumption College, where she directs the Laboratory for Cognitive and Affective Science and serves as Associate Director for Grants and Research in the Center for Teaching Excellence. Her teaching focuses on emotion, motivation, and neuroscience. Sarah's book, The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion, is part of James Lang's series on teaching and learning in higher education at West Virginia University Press.

Conference Tracks Include:

  • Online and Blended Learning
  • Assessment
  • Student Engagement
  • Academic Affairs and Student Affairs Partnerships
  • Integration of Teaching and Scholarship
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