12 days of SoTL

SoTL Higher Education this is a work in progress and I keep adding resources as I go along I also made this mindmap fully editable so please feel free to participate and share resources and comments! You should also be able to download this as a word document that translates the mind-map view into a linear format if this is better for your brain.

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12 days of SoTL by Mind Map: 12 days of SoTL

1. Participant Selection

2. Questionnaires

3. 1st Day

3.1. Interest

3.1.1. Is there something in your L&T you always wanted to explore more in depth?

3.1.1.1. A pattern you noticed

3.1.1.2. Idiosyncracies you want to explore

3.1.1.3. In your own behaviour something you struggle to overcome

3.1.1.3.1. or something you enjoy?

3.2. Issue

3.2.1. Is there something that isn't working and you want to change

3.2.1.1. Before changing maybe find out why it isn't working so you know what to change into

3.2.1.2. Or you have developed a changed and want to explore before and after

3.2.1.2.1. or just the impact of the change

4. 2nd Day

4.1. Develop Research Questions

4.1.1. Narrow down your interest or issue

4.1.2. What are the elements you like to explore

4.1.3. If you are used to writing hypotheses begin with a hypothesis and then

4.1.3.1. identify how you would go about proofing or disproofing it

4.1.3.2. or can you identify measurable variables?

4.1.4. Keep in mind humans are sneaky

4.1.4.1. if you try to measure confidence by asking participants how confident they are

5. 3rd Day

5.1. Literature Review

5.1.1. Where to find literature?

5.1.2. Link to College librarians

5.1.3. Consider the interdisciplinary nature of education

5.1.3.1. you might find literature in

5.1.3.1.1. psychology

5.1.3.1.2. sociology

5.1.3.1.3. (school) education

5.1.3.1.4. philosophy

5.1.3.1.5. or your own discipline

5.1.3.1.6. neuro- and cognition sciences

5.1.4. #TeamUofG Resources

5.1.4.1. Databases by discipline this might be a good starting point, if you are from a non-cognate discipline

5.1.4.1.1. University of Glasgow - MyGlasgow - Library - Specific search - Databases by subjectSearch iconClose menu iconMenu icon bar 1Menu icon bar 2Menu icon bar 3

6. 4th Day

6.1. Theories

6.1.1. Social Constructivism

6.1.2. Symbolic Interactionism

6.1.3. Grounded Theory

6.1.4. A very very very brief introduction. Did I say very?

6.1.4.1. What is learning

6.1.5. Ontology versus Epistemology

6.1.5.1. NKNS Ontology and all that Jazz

7. 5th Day

7.1. Methodology

7.1.1. Reflexive practice

7.1.2. Grounded Theory

7.1.2.1. Origins and development of Grounded Theory

7.1.3. Ethnography

8. 6th Day

8.1. Methods

8.1.1. Focus Groups

8.1.2. Creative Methods

8.1.3. Visual Methods

8.1.4. Observation

8.1.4.1. Structured

8.1.4.2. Unstructured

8.1.5. Methods are your tools, this is how you actually enact your inquiry in the real world.

8.1.5.1. But you might want to explore one question first: What is data?

8.1.5.1.1. What is a t-test?

8.1.6. My colleagues were so generous to share their CPD slides about the various methods they taught, which I collated into this Sway presentation:

8.1.6.1. ERIC - Education Resources Information Center

8.1.6.1.1. Interviews

8.1.6.2. Particularly if we are undertaking research with our own students

9. 7th Day

9.1. Statistics Glossary - sampling

9.2. Apply Methods

10. 8th Day

10.1. Ethics

10.1.1. Why

10.1.2. Who

10.1.3. With whom

10.1.4. How Long

10.1.5. Level of Risk

10.1.6. Methodology, Methods, Sampling Techniques

10.1.7. DMP

10.2. BERA Guidelines

10.2.1. Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research, fourth edition (2018)

11. 9th Day

11.1. Data Collection

11.1.1. Interrater Reliability

11.1.2. Power relationships in interviews and focus groups

11.1.3. Observation

11.1.3.1. What are you looking for?

11.2. Home | re3data.org

12. 12th Day

12.1. Where to publish

12.1.1. An Open Access Collaborative Document

12.1.1.1. Journals Overview - Editable.xlsx

12.1.2. List of Digital Education Journals

12.1.2.1. Journals | Digital Learning | Blended Learning | Online Learning | eLearning | Ireland

12.1.3. Databases

12.1.3.1. JSTOR

12.1.3.2. Home: Ingenta Connect

12.1.3.3. Key Publishers

12.1.3.3.1. Wiley

12.1.3.3.2. Sage

12.1.3.3.3. Routledge

13. 10th Day

13.1. Data Analysis Frameworks

13.1.1. Thematic Analysis

13.1.2. Grounded Theory Method

13.1.3. Statistics

13.1.3.1. Reliability and Validity in Research: Definitions, Examples - Statistics How To

13.1.4. Coding

14. 11th Day

14.1. How to write about your SoTL

14.1.1. So What?

14.1.2. 1st person

14.1.3. 3rd person

14.1.4. How does everything relate to your framework?

15. Resources

15.1. Experimental Research | Lifespan Development

15.2. Learning Hub | Longitudinal vs cross-sectional studies

15.3. A Comparison of the Cross-Sectional and Sequential Designs when Assessing Longitudinal Mediation