Between Saga and Enterprise: Anchoring Backwards and Striving Forwards




Introduction to Volume 12 of Teaching & Learning Inquiry.


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Author Biographies

Katarina Mårtensson, Lund University

Katarina Mårtensson is former ISSOTL co-president, professor of higher education, and academic developer at the Division for Higher Education Development at Lund University (SWE) whose work focuses on collegiality, SoTL as a change strategy, and academic leadership.

Kelly Schrum, George Mason University

Kelly Schrum is a professor of higher education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia (USA) whose work focuses on SoTL, teaching and learning with technology, and digital humanities.


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How to Cite

Mårtensson, Katarina, and Kelly Schrum. 2024. “Between Saga and Enterprise: Anchoring Backwards and Striving Forwards”. Teaching and Learning Inquiry 12 (January):1-4.