The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is scholarly inquiry into the activity of learning and teaching which advances the practice of teaching by making research findings public. SOTL research encompasses aspects of professional development, such as how teachers can not only improve their expertise in their fields, but also develop their pedagogical expertise.
Key Characteristics of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Poole, G. A. R. Y., Simmons, N. I. C. O. L. A., Land, R., & Gordon, G. (2013). Contributions of the scholarship of teaching and learning to quality enhancement in Canada. Enhancing Quality in Higher Education: International Perspectives, 118.
Open-Access Resource of Annotations
This site is an annotated literature resource for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)!
Here you’ll find helpful summaries of key literature that will support your practice or research in postsecondary teaching and learning.
- are a SoTL scholar, Educational Developer, student, interested faculty member, or administrator;
- work in a university, college, or other postsecondary setting; or
- are interested in these topics for your teaching and learning research or practice,
the intention of the site is to give ‘point of entry’ into relevant higher education topics to provide a starting point for your inquiries. Please see the “About” tab for background on the project.