The workshop invites individual scholars, administrators, and teams from the same university or college who want to get an understanding of SoTL work. Workshop participants will leave the workshop with a plan for individual projects and a strategy for SoTL work on their campus.

Pre-Institute Workshop

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Refreshments will be served during the pre-institute workshop.

SoTL Projects, Assessment, and Publication

1pm - 4pm

For those early in their SoTL journey, this session offers both, participants and administrators, the opportunity to become more familiar with the assumptions and vocabulary of SoTL, the process and practices of SoTL, and a variety of models of SoTL work. Participants will work through the early stages of project design.

SoTL Campus Strategies

4pm - 5:30pm

This session will introduce a range of representative models of supporting and valuing SoTL research within a variety of campus cultures. Teams (or individuals) will have opportunities to analyze, discuss, and strategically plan for and advance SoTL work on their respective campuses, while taking advantage of the expertise of the facilitator and other participants.


Tony Ciccone, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Director, Center for Instructional and Professional Development / 2007-2010 CASTL Director

Anthony (Tony) Ciccone is professor of French and director of the Center for Instructional and Professional Development at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Tony is Past Director of the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL). He has presented the scholarship of teaching and learning nationally and internationally, most recently at Trinity College in Dublin and North-West University in Johannesburg. Tony has provided book chapters on doing SoTL work at the institutional level, and published his own SoTL research on student reflection. With Pat Hutchings and Mary Huber, he has co-authored The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsidered: Institutional Impact and Integration. Tony is past Director of the Wisconsin Teaching Scholars program, recipient of a Hesburgh Certificate of Excellence. He has received an AMOCO Award for Teaching Excellence and the French Teacher of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers. He has also authored a book and several articles on Molière, and two French language textbooks. Tony earned his doctorate at the State University of New York Buffalo. Currently, he teaches and studies student learning in a Freshman Seminar, What's so Funny? Historical and Contemporary Notions of Comedy and Laughter. Tony Ciccone Mentor Photo