First Friday SoTL Seminar Series

Series Contact: Milind Shrikhande

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seminar Series are held the first Friday of the month. Seminars for the current calendar year and will be posted to the website when they become available. If you have any questions about the schedule, please email the organizer(s) above.

If you’re looking for a previous event in this series, head to the Archive Page 

A Three Cohort Study of Roleplay Instruction for Agile Project Management @ ALC-2
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Speaker Name: Kurt Schmitz
Affiliation: RCB – Computer Information Systems
Location: ALC-2
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ABSTRACT: Agile Project Management methods and processes that emphasize action and feedback over planning continue to gain prominence for Information Systems development and implementation projects. This topic is an ideal candidate to lead the evolution of project management instruction from teaching “about” to learning “how to”. This paper describes a roleplay simulation to instruct students in Agile project methods. This simulation called “Scrummy Agile” is inspired by the Scrum Software Development Process and has as it’s goal to teach key Agile project management competencies using first hand experiences. A study of efficacy across three cohorts of students is presented to contrast the roleplay instructional method with traditional reading and lecture.

Writing and Using Case Studies in the Classroom and For publication @ ALC - 002
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Speaker Name: Harold Weston
Affiliation: RCB – Risk Management and Insurance
Location: ALC – 002
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