Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
What is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning?
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is a term used to describe the way in which we can progress teaching as a professional activity by:
- reflecting on our practice;
- undertaking research into that practice, and
- reporting our findings in a public forum
You can read more about what the scholarship of teaching and learning means from the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching
What are some good books and articles to help me get started in the scholarship of teaching and learning?
Boyer, E. Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate. San Francisco:
Jossey-Bass, 1990. [378.73/B791[
Kreber, C. and Cranton, P. A. ‘Exploring the Scholarship of Teaching’, The Journal of Higher Education, 71, 4, (2000), pp. 476-495.
McKinney, K. ‘Attitudinal and Structural Factors Contributing to Challenges in the Work of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning’, New Directions for Institutional Research, 129, (2006), pp.37-50.
Schon, D. A. The Reflective Practioner. New York: Basic Books, 1983. [153.4/S371r]
There are also some good references listed on the following websites:
Here are some discipline specific bibliographies relating to learning and teaching. These currently cover Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, History and Psychology, if you would like to compile a bibliography for your discipline or add references to these please submit your material to email@example.com
Where can I publish my own scholarship of teaching and learning?
The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning publishes a list of SoTL journals collated by discipline area.
Some tips on publishing my SoTL research
What should I know about how to get my research published?