Getting published: Going public with your SoTL work

Room 242, Alice Hoy
Parkville campus

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Cathleen Benevento

cjbe@unimelb.edu.au

T: +61 3 8344 4534

**Registrations are now closed**

This interactive workshop aims to unpack some of the mysteries of publishing in a variety of genres. Colleagues will be assisted in developing their voices through valuing the variety of writing genres (including empirical research articles, conceptual research articles, literature reviews, opinion pieces, case studies, and reflective essays) and publication outlets (including subscription and open access; disciplinary and transdisciplinary; refereed and non-refereed; journals and blogs). In short, we argue that there is no single way of going about writing for publication in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). The workshop should benefit both staff and students who have limited experience of writing and publishing about their SoTL work, and support and guide more experienced colleagues to rethink some of their writing practices.

Participants are asked to bring ideas and a provisional title for a SoTL article that they would like to write for publication in a genre and outlet of their choice.

**Places are limited. Priority will be given to teaching specialists and academic staff with subject coordination responsibilities**

The workshop will be run by Professor Mick Healey, Healey HE Consultants and University of Gloucestershire, UK.

Mick Healey is an HE Consultant and Researcher and Emeritus Professor at the University of Gloucestershire, UK. Until 2010 he was Director of the Centre for Active Learning, a nationally funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.  He is currently The Humboldt Distinguished Scholar in Research-Based Learning at McMaster University, Canada and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Queensland. He was one of the first people in the UK to be awarded a National Teaching Fellowship and to be made a Principal Fellow of the HE Academy.  In 2015 he received the Distinguished Service Award from the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Mick has written and edited over 200 papers, chapters, books and guides on various aspects of teaching and learning in HE, with a particular emphasis on research and inquiry-based learning and students working in partnership with staff. He has over 8,750 citations. He was co-editor of the International Journal for Academic Development (2010-13) and is currently Inaugural Senior Editor International Journal for Students as Partners.  He is often asked to act as an advisor to projects, universities and governments on aspects of teaching and learning. He has presented at around two-thirds of Australian universities.