Teaching Commons > Events > Fall Forum on Teaching & Learning > Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (2013)
At the 2013 Fall Forum, faculty and staff:
Teaching and learning has long been at the heart of DePaul’s mission. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, or SoTL, is an opportunity for faculty to deepen and actualize DePaul University’s commitment to academic quality and innovation in education. Guest speaker Peggy Maki began the day with a keynote exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the ways that this type of scholarly inquiry can enhance student learning.
Peggy Maki specializes in assisting colleges and universities, higher education boards, and disciplinary organizations to integrate assessment of student learning into educational practices, processes, and structures. She serves as a faculty member in AAC&U's Institute on General Education and Assessment, has served as a faculty member in the Carnegie Foundation's Integrated Learning Project, and teaches graduate-level seminars focused on assessment. Her recent publications include
Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment across the Institution and
The Assessment of Doctoral Education. She is a recipient of a national teaching award, the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and has received several honorary lectureships at colleges and universities.