Site authors & acknowledgements

Dr Lorna Morrowis a University Teacher in the School of Psychology at the University of Glasgow.  Her teaching and research interests include cognitive psychology (especially memory and language), psychopathology and neuropsychological impairments.  Her pedagogical interests include encouraging autonomous learning.  She was a member of the recent Learning Community (LC) of University Teachers at the University of Glasgow, and has been involved in recent SoTL projects regarding peer feedback and enquiry based learning.

Dr Jane MacKenzie is a University Teacher in the University of Glasgow's Learning and Teaching Centre where she teaches on a variety of programmes aimed at supporting academics’ academic practice.  These include: coordinating a postgraduate certificate in Academic Practice for new academics http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/learningteaching/taughtcourses/newlecturerandteacherprogramme/ and setting up and facilitating a Learning Community for University Teachers engaged in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. She is also a member of Glasgow’s Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) Leadership Program team.  The focus of much of her research is the way in which academics find their place in the community of their discipline or their institution and thus develop a sense of identity. 

Mr. Robert McKerlie (Rob) is a University Teacher in the Dental School at the University of Glasgow.  He teaches aspects of dental technology to both undergraduate and postgraduate clinical dental students.  His current research interests include the implementation and evaluation of computer-assisted learning (CAL) and E-learning.  He was a member of the recent Learning Community (LC) of University Teachers at the University of Glasgow, and has an interest in the exploration of teaching and learning methods for practical skill, self & peer assessmen, and group work.

Acknowledgements:

The authors of this site are very grateful to the University of Glasgow’s Chancellor’s Fund Advisory Board for awarding the necessary finances for the implementation of this resource, Mr Craig Brown, Learning Technology Specialist in the Learning and Technology Unit of the Learning and Teaching Centre, for designing this site, and the very patient colleagues who painstakingly read through the whole site and provided invaluable comments and suggestions.

We would also like to say a big thanks to our SoTL Ants for their patient cooperation in the making of the pictures for this resource, and acknowledge Rob McKerlie’s artistic talent in capturing their movements as they work together to achieve more.