The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a scholarly field that investigates the effectiveness of different teaching practices on student learning with the ultimate goal of informing the design of future learning experiences. The outcomes of SoTL include peer-reviewed publications and open, online educational resources.
In this 13-minute video, experienced SoTL scholars describing the benefit and utility of engaging with the scholarship of teaching and learning:
The benefits of engaging with SoTL are also explored in two excellent articles:
- Why Bother with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning? by John Draeger (2013). InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching.
- Why the Science of Teaching is Often Ignored by Beth McMurtrie (2022). Chronicle of Higher Education.