Introduction to Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)

Seminar Description

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about different conceptions, frameworks, and methodologies that inform the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in higher education and explore examples of SoTL within their own disciplines.

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Upcoming Dates

Offering #1

1: Mon, Nov 19, 2018; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
2: Mon, Dec 2, 2018; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
3: Mon, Jan 21, 2019; 10:30 – 11:30 am


Offering #2

1: Fri, Jun 14, 2019; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
2: Fri, Jul 5, 2019; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
3: Fri, Jul 26, 2019; 10:30 – 11:30 am

Intended Learning Outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  1. Define Scholorship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and identify examples of SoTL within your own disciplinary context;
  2. Apply a framework for designing a SoTL study of relevance to your own teaching context;
  3. Describe the range of ethical issues relevant to SoTL research and apply these to a SoTL study of relevance to your own teaching context;

 

Resources

ISSOTL Online: Intro to SoTL (YouTube Playlist)

This series of 14 short videos (5-25 min) introduces the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and covers topics such as: SoTL vs. Scholarly Teaching; the history of SoTL; controversies and debates around SoTL; and strategies for dissemination, to name a few.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE1_tW7hM2sCqxJfiolKcOYNVo8Ng4ob6

Principles of Good Practice in SoTL (Journal Article)

This article written by Peter Felton discusses the five principles of good practice for conducting SoTL and ensuring its understanding as significant intellectual work.

https://tlijournal.com/tli/index.php/TLI/article/view/39

University of Calgary’s SoTL Guide (Website)

Designed by Dr. Nancy Chick from the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary, this two-part guide focuses on the development of SoTL as a discipline as well as how to design, ethically conduct, and disseminate SoTL research.

http://sotl.ucalgaryblogs.ca/

Illinois State University Guide to SoTL Journals (Website)

From the Milner Library at Illinois State University, this webpage lists a number of SoTL journals and publishers. The list includes general, interdisciplinary SoTL journals as well as discipline-specific SoTL journals.

http://guides.library.illinoisstate.edu/c.php?g=30297&p=190225