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Fostering a Culture of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at DePaul

One of the central purposes given by DePaul University’s mission statement regards research broadly (emphasis mine): Research is supported both for its intrinsic merit and for the practical benefits it offers to faculty, students, and society. Broadly conceived, research at the university entails not only the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge but also the […]

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Moving forward with SoTL

You may have heard about a trend in higher education called the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, or SoTL. Here in the Office for Teaching, Learning and Assessment we are committed to increasing awareness of and interest in SoTL on campus. Our effort started in earnest in 2013, but we aim to make 2014 the […]

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What might we learn from cheaters?

College students’ self-reports of cheating ┬áhave remained stubbornly high over the past five decades, with anywhere from 60 to 80 percent of students having admitted to violating one kind of academic integrity principle or another. What, besides its ubiquity, can be said of this startling phenomenon? One of the most recent contributors to the conversation […]

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