Wulling Center Welcomes Two New Affiliate Members

The Wulling Center is a community of scholars engaged in advancing education through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) and through Educational Research. Affiliate members are researchers from an organization outside of the University of Minnesota, who are working with the Center in targeted research areas.  The Wulling Center recently welcomed two new affiliate … More Wulling Center Welcomes Two New Affiliate Members

Fostering collegiality and celebrating outstanding teaching

In 1999, former University of Minnesota (UMN) President Mark Yudof established the Academy of Distinguished Teachers (ADT) in recognition of the importance of outstanding teaching to the university. The ADT’s purpose is to recognize and celebrate teaching excellence, foster continuous improvement of teaching and learning at the UMN, and strengthen the resources to do so. … More Fostering collegiality and celebrating outstanding teaching

Improving Quality in TBL Application Activities

Team-based learning (TBL) seeks to flip the classroom, freeing up class time for “application activities (AAs)” where teams solve the kinds of problems they will face in the future. But what makes an AA high quality, resulting in the learning outcomes we need?  In this post, we describe a scholarly, collaborative effort between the University … More Improving Quality in TBL Application Activities

The SOTL Journal Club at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy (MN-COP)

Staying current with the SOTL literature can be challenging! This is especially true when SOTL enthusiasts are balancing other professional commitments as full-time faculty members and residents or students in graduate programs. Enter the SOTL Journal Club, led by Kristin Janke, PhD and Director of The Wulling Center for Innovation & Scholarship in Pharmacy Education … More The SOTL Journal Club at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy (MN-COP)