Colleen Kuusinen

University of Georgia
Assistant Director for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

At UGA, Colleen is the Assistant Director for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). She leads cross-disciplinary workshops, programs, learning communities and provides one-on-one consultations to faculty and graduate students interested in designing and conducting research projects around the processes of teaching and learning in their classrooms. She has led several faculty learning communities around SoTL and assessment, instituted the Emerging SoTL Scholar Award, and integrated SoTL studies into exisiting CTL progamming. Colleen’s areas of scholarly expertise include effective classroom teaching practices, teacher motivation and self-efficacy, and sociocultural learning theory as applied to teacher professional learning.