UW-Green Bay professors talk teaching (SoTL) at national conference

When the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning convened its annual conference in Raleigh, N.C., last week, UW-Green Bay faculty members were prominent. Assistant Prof. Sarah Himmelheber of Social Work presented a poster titled “The Power of Presence in the 21st Century Classroom: Integrating Mindfulness-Based Pedagogy to Cultivate Attention, Curiosity, Compassion, and Intention Among Students and Educators,” in conjunction with Jacquelyn Lee of UNC-Wilmington. Associate Profs. David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History) and Ryan Martin (Human Development and Psychology) participated in a panel presentation with La Vonne Cornell-Swanson, director of the UW System’s Office of Professional and Instructional Development, titled “The Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars Program: Cultivating Community and Leadership through SoTL.”

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Voelker-Martin research on Fellows-Scholars — In their presentation at the national conference, Voelker and Martin shared the results of their year-long study of the impact of the Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars program. The complete report of this study is available – click here (PDF).

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