Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) in the South

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July 24-27, 2017

Networks of Quality, Teaching and Learning


Background on the Conference:
The University of Johannesburg, in collaboration with colleagues at other South African universities, including UWC, CPUT and RU, will host an international conference, which focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning in the global South. The scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education has gained momentum and credibility internationally. It is seen as an important means to enhance teaching and learning and to support the professionalization of academics with regard to their teaching role. It is also a means to contribute to the body of knowledge on teaching and learning in higher education. The scholarship of teaching and learning has gained significant momentum in Southern Africa. 

Objective of the conference:
To showcase exciting and innovative research methods, new findings and feature provocative debates.

Important Dates/Timelines for Call for Papers:
First call for abstracts: 22 August 2016
Second call for abstracts: 28 October 2016
Abstract submission due (x1): 1 December 2016
Abstract submission due (x2): 15 February 2016
Notification of acceptance (x1): 1 February 2017
Notification of acceptance (x2): 15 March 2017
Full paper for proceedings: 15 May 2017
Registration: 30 May 2017

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SOTL in the South

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University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus

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