MRU Institute for SoTL

SoTL Resources

In addition to the selected resources below, please see the Resources section of this blog, and the Nexen Scholars Program page for exemplar studies.

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).

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).

Getting Started

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

Researching Teaching and Student Outcomes in Postsecondary Education

The Vanderbilt Online SoTL Guide

MacLean, M. & Poole, G. (2010) An Introduction to Ethical Considerations for Novices to Research in Teaching and Learning in Canada. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1(2).

Dual Role Guidance Document, Mount Royal University Human Research Ethics Board

Healey et al. (2012) Being Ethically Minded: Practising the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in an Ethical Manner. Teaching and Learning Inquiry 1(2), 22-33.

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

Trochim, W. M. K. (2006). Research methods knowledge base.

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

Learning Theories – Online Resources

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

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.

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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