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SoTL Resources

Over the last 3 years, I’ve spent some time curating SoTL resources for colleagues on the MRU Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning’s website.  I thought I’d capture them here as well:

 

About SoTL

Bernstein, D. (2010) Finding Your Place in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 4(2).

Bloch-Schulman, S., Wharton Comkling, S., Linkon, S., Manarin, K., & Perkins, K. (2016). Asking Bigger Questions: An Invitation to Further Conversation. Teaching and Learning Inquiry, the ISSOTL Journal, 4(1). Available at http://tlijournal.com/tli/index.php/TLI/article/view/132

Chick, N. (2016) A SoTL Primer (Nancy’s top ten short pieces about SoTL).

Dewar, J.M. and Bennett, C.D. (2015) Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics.

Felten, P. (2013) Principles of Good Practice in SoTL. Teaching and Learning Inquiry, 1(1).

Gurung, R.A.R. (2013) Getting Foxy: Invoking Different Magesteria in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Teaching and Learning Inquiry, 2(2), 109-114.

Hubball, H. and Clarke, A. (2010). Diverse methodological approaches and considerations for SoTL in Higher Education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1(1).

Hughes, The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Canadian Perspective – Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Kanuka, H. (2011) Keeping the Scholarship in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 5(1).

Miller Young, J. & Yeo, M.(2015). Conceptualizing and Communicating SoTL: A Framework from the Field. Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal 3(2), 37-53. Available fromhttps://mruir.mtroyal.ca/xmlui/handle/11205/236

 

Getting Started

The SoTL Guide – from the Taylor Institute for T&L, UCalgary

MacMillan, M., Manarin, K., Mitchell, M. (2011) Opening the Door to SoTL: Teaching Evaluations as Part of the Inquiry Cycle. Transformative Dialogues 5(2).

Miller Young, J. & Yeo, M.(2015). Conceptualizing and Communicating SoTL: A Framework from the Field. Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal 3(2), 37-53. Available fromhttps://mruir.mtroyal.ca/xmlui/handle/11205/236

O’Brien, M. (2008). Navigating the SoTL Landscape: A Compass, Map and Some Tools for Getting Started. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2(2). Available from http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1109&context=ij-sotl

Seidel, S.B., & Tanner, K.D. (2013). “What if students revolt?” – Considering student resistance: Origins, options, and opportunities for investigation. CBE Life Sciences Education, 12, 586-595. Retrieved from www.lifescied.org/content/12/4/586.full

Shanahan, J. O.; Ackley-Holbrook, E. Hall, E., Stewart, K., & Walkington, H. (2015), Ten Salient Practices of Undergraduate Research Mentors: A Review of the Literature. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 1-18. Available from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13611267.2015.1126162

Researching Teaching and Student Outcomes in Postsecondary Education

 

Methods – Online Resources

Doing the scholarship of teaching and learning: Measuring systematic changes to teaching and improvements in learning – Special Issue of New Directions in Teaching and Learning

Jhangiani, R.S., Troisi, J.D., Fleck, B., Legg, A.M. & Hussey, H. D.(2015). A compendium of scales for use in the scholarship of teaching and learning

Marton, F. Hounsell, D., & Entwistle, N. (eds.). (2005). The experience of learning: Implications for teaching and studying in higher education. 3rd (Internet) edition.Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Available from  – Great collection of research using phenomenography as a method.

Trochim, W. M. K. (2006). Research methods knowledge base.- a thorough guide to methods, surveys and more

Qualitative research basics: A guide for engineering educators*

A guidebook on conceptual frameworks for research in engineering education*

*note that while the above two resources draw upon engineering examples, they are written at an appropriate level for anyone new to education-related research

 

Methods – Books

Creswell, J. W. (2009). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Glesne, C. (1999). Becoming qualitative researchers: An introduction. New York: Longman.

McNiff, J., & Whitehead, J. (2002). Action research: Principles and practice (2nd ed.). London; Routledge Falmer.

Merriam, S. B. (1998). Qualitative research and case study applications in education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Morgan, D. L. (1988). Focus groups as qualitative research. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

Murname, R. J., & Willett, J. B. (2011). Methods matter: Improving causal inference in educational and social science research. New York: Oxford University Press.

Stake, R. E. (1995). The art of case study research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Learning Theories

A brief introduction with links: http://blogs.mtroyal.ca/isotl/2013/11/04/learning-theories/

 

Selected Journals

Teaching and Learning Inquiry

Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Teaching in Higher Education

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning



Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal

Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

 

Organizations

Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)

SoTL Canada

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Society for Research into Higher Education

Association of American Colleges and Universities



Center for Higher Education Research and Development



Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)

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