Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Laurie Richlin, in "Blueprint for Learning" (Stylus, 2006), presented the following distinction between scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning:
Scholarly Teaching Process:
- Identify big questions in a course
- Select teaching goals
- Design learning objectives
- Consult literature
- Choose and use learning experiences
- Conduct systematic observation and assessment
- Document observations
- Analyze results
- Obtain peer evaluation
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning:
- Take results from scholarly teaching process...
- Identify key issues
- Synthesize results
- Place results into context of knowledge base
- Prepare manuscript
- Submit for peer review
- Disseminate - publish and present
Teaching Journals Directory provides a searchable, sortable list of journals that publish the scholarship of teaching and learning and address general issues of higher education.
Illinois State University hosts a site rich in information, tutorials, and additional links.
Creating SoTL Projects is a lovely tutorial from the University of Central Florida with three sections: (a) designing and beginning, (b) implementing and managing and (c) writing and publishing
The "big" professional organization for SoTL practitioners - their site features resource links, publications, and a large annual conference
Randy Bass of Georgetown University frames the scholarship of teaching and learning in this article in a way that is cited by many as a must-read on the topic of SoTL.
Nelson, C. T. (2004) How could I do scholarship of teaching and learning? Selected examples of several of the different genres of SoTL. http://php.indiana.edu/~nelson1/SOTLGenres.html
McKinney, K. (2015) "Brushing up” on the scholarship of teaching and learning: A sample of books, blog post: https://illinoisstateuniversitysotl.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/brushing-up-on-the-scholarship-of-teaching-and-learning-a-sample-of-books/
Engaging in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide to the Process and How to Develop a Project from Start to Finish by Cathy Bishop-Clark & Beth Dietz-Uhler, 2012
Enhancing Learning Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning by Kathleen McKinney, 2007
Inquiry into the College Classroom: A Journey Toward Scholarly Teaching by Paul Savory and others, 2007
A Compendium of Scales for use in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Society for the Teaching of Psychology edited volume, 2015, available online