Research on Teaching (SOTL)
Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Background
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning involves systematic inquiry of teaching and learning issues in higher education. SOTL provides synergy among the academic responsibilities of teaching, research and service. Scholars from many disciplines engage in SOTL projects, enhancing student learning and sharing their results. The following steps are the foundation for SOTL centered scholarship:
- Ask learner-centered questions.
- Build upon others' work.
- Collect the data.
- Analyze the evidence.
- Share with the public.
- Apply your findings.
SOTL Opportunities & Involvement
The campus teaching community encompasses best practice teaching and learning research. Our faculty and instructors are comprised of scholarly teachers who are committed to maximizing student learning through intellectually rigorous investigation and integration of research into practice. To learn more about SOTL opportunities and resources, please refer to the information below.
SOTL Research Opportunities
If you need funding, potential SOTL funding is available through many of our professional development opportunities.