SoTL Canada defines itself as a community of researchers and practitioners with a mission to work within the aims and structure of the STLHE to promote theory and applied research in the domains of teaching and learning, and facilitate the adoption of scholarship of teaching and learning into scholarly teaching practice, improved student learning, and curriculum improvement. SoTL Canada strives to meet this mission by coordinating communication, networking, professional development opportunities, and advocacy strategies.
Advocate for the importance and value of SoTL in its role of advancing post-secondary education, while emulating and emphasizing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive culture that embraces SoTL practices
Act as a liaison and mentoring body for those seeking SoTL guidance, partnership, and collaboration
Create and share SoTL resources with our community and wider SoTL audience
Engage and facilitate a community of SoTL scholars for the purposes of sharing resources, research, and knowledge
Support SoTL promotion within institutional structures at the macro, meso, and micro level
Collaborate with individuals and groups with diverse disciplinary backgrounds and inquiry approaches, who work towards the building of a global SoTL culture at the institutional, regional, national, and international levels
Supporting and encouraging multiple approaches to and the dissemination of SoTL research and knowledge