Links and Resources

Below is an initial list of Canadian SoTL publications. Please contact the STLHE Administration if you have resources to add.


 

Journals & Literature

Getting Started

This is a short selection of papers and written resources by Canadian colleagues on the topics of getting started with a scholarly approach to teaching and different ways to support and enhance the SoTL movement in Canada.

Note:

Please also see STLHE’s SoTL journal, CJ-SoTL, our Collected Essays in Teaching and Learning (CELT) and Transformative Dialogues for further Canadian SoTL literature as well as the Tools section, where there is a link to ISSoTL’s introductory SoTL tutorial.


 

  • Charbonneau, L. (2005). Scholarship of teaching and learning comes of age. University Affairs, June 6.
  • Charbonneau, L. (2010). The scholarship of teaching and learning, five years on. University Affairs, August 16.
  • Christensen Hughes, J. (2006). The scholarship of teaching and learning: A Canadian perspective. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
  • Fenton, N., & Szala-Meneok, K. (2011). The Research on Teaching and Learning Guidebook. From McMaster University.
  • Hubball, H. T., & Clarke, A. (2011). Scholarly approaches to peer-review of teaching: Emergent frameworks and outcomes in a research-intensive university. Transformative Dialogues Journal, 4(2).
  • Hubball, H. T., & Clarke, A. (2010). Diverse methodological approaches and considerations for SoTL in higher education. Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, 1(1).
  • Hubball, H. T., Clarke, A., & Poole, G. (2010). Ten-year reflections on mentoring SoTL research in a research-intensive university. International Journal for Academic Development.
  • Hubball, H. T., & Burt, H. D. (2005). Scholarship of teaching and learning: Theory practice integration in faculty certificate programs. Innovative Higher Education, 30(5).
  • Kenny, N., Evers, F. (2010). Responding to the challenging dilemma of faculty engagement in research on teaching and learning and disciplinary research. Collected Essays in Teaching and Learning, 4.
  • Langley, L. (2008). Publication and presentation venues for the scholarship of teaching and learning: A brief review. From Douglas College.
  • MacLean, M., & Poole, G. (2010). An introduction to ethical considerations for novices to research in teaching and learning in Canada. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1(2), Article 7.
  • Poole, G. (2010). Canada: The scholarship of teaching and learning. University World News: The Global Window on Higher Education, 117, March 28.
  • Poole, G., Taylor, K. L., & Thompson, J. (2007). Using the scholarship of teaching and learning at disciplinary, national and institutional levels to strategically improve the quality of post-secondary education (Invited Essay). International Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1(2).
  • Simmons, N. (Ed.),(2011). Opportunities and new directions: Canadian scholarship of teaching and learning, Volume 2. Waterloo, ON: University of Waterloo.
  • Simmons, N. (Ed.),(2010). Opportunities and new directions: Canadian scholarship of teaching and learning. Waterloo, ON: University of Waterloo.
  • Simmons, N. (2010). The scholarship of teaching and learning: Moving forward in Canada? Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 55, 3.
  • Simmons, N. (2009). STLHE and the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL): What next? Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 53, 13.
  • Simmons, N. (2009). Playing for SoTL impact: A personal reflection. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 3(2).
  • Simmons, N. (2008). Mapping a mirage: Documenting the scholarship of teaching and learning. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 1.
  • Simmons, N. (2008). The future of research about teaching and learning in Canada? The International Commons, 3(2), 8.
  • Simmons, N. (2008). Defining SoTL: Conceptions across the disciplines? The International Commons, 3(2), 4.
  • Woodhouse, R., & Force, C. A. (2010). Educational development websites: What do they tell us about how Canadian centres support the scholarship of teaching and learning? Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, 1(1), Article 4.

Journals and Literature

  • Exhaustive database of known SoTL journals from Virginia Tech, Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER)
  • Hyperlinked list of teaching & learning journals from Indiana University, Bloomington Campus. Downloadable as an Excel file. Sections are organized alphabetically; scroll down to view “A” section. The links to the other sections can be found at the bottom of the page.
  • eLibraryfrom the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. PDF versions of book chapters, journal articles, etc. of SoTL authors affiliated with the Carnegie Foundation
  • Publications Archivefrom the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching publications featuring book chapters, reports, journal articles, etc. by SoTL authors affiliated with the Carnegie Foundation.
  • Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CJ-SoTL).The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is the Society’s official, trans-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, electronic publication.

 


Tools

Tutorial—The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) offers a free online tutorial on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Tutorial access.  QuickTime is required to view tutorial. Available for download at http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
 


Other Resources for the SoTL scholar-practitioner:

  • Researching Teaching and Student Outcomes in Post-secondary Education:  A Guide—Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) 
  • Online Tools & Outlets—from ISSOTL Resources page
  • McMaster Guidebook on SoTL—Fenton, N., & Szala-Meneok, K. (2011). The Research on Teaching and Learning Guidebook
  • KEEP Toolkit
  • The Knowledge Media Lab—set of web-based tools that help teachers, students, and institutions quickly create compact and engaging knowledge representations on the Web, in partnership with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Learning
  • Peer Review of Teaching Project—An international repository for course portfolios written by faculty who teach at postsecondary institutions. Housed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Users may archive a course portfolio on this site for sharing, use, and/or review by other faculty, or they may simply browse posted portfolios. Users are also encouraged to write a review for any of the course portfolios in the repository
  • Visible Knowledge Project’s Poster Tool—“VKP (Visible Knowledge Project) collects, designs, and publishes in new media environments a variety of resources to further the scholarship of teaching and learning among Project participants and the interested public.”
  • Academic Commons—A blog, online magazine, wiki, and forum for faculty, academic technologists, librarians, administrators, and other academic professionals interested in how creative uses of new technology and networked information support the current project of liberal education, and, perhaps more interestingly, how they force us to re-think what it means to be liberally educated
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching SoTL Survey Instruments CASTL Survey (Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) and the Carnegie Foundation Survey of Doctoral Students:  Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate (CID) Survey
  • Gallery of Teaching & Learning: CASTL Higher Education Collection—The sites in this CASTL (Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) collection include hand-built faculty teaching portfolios and scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) projects that were created over a period of eight years. They display the inquiry, processes, and reflections of faculty from disciplines including (but not limited to) mathematics, psychology, and music. At the same time, they reveal some unique ways of representing individual faculty investigations of teaching, collaborative inquiry, and disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching and learning.

 


Publication Venues

The resources in this section will be of interest to those wishing to pursue wider publication, or to those readers wishing to identify known publishers of SoTL work.

The following major publishers include SoTL work in their publications:

  • Jossey-Bass/John Wiley
  • Routledge, Taylor and Francis journals division
  • Stylus Publishing

 

 


Institutional SoTL Grants

Institutional SoTL Grants across Canada