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Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)

SOTL is scholarly inquiry into student learning which advances the practice of teaching by sharing this research publicly. It involves

  • Asking questions about student learning and the teaching activities designed to promote student learning . The goal of improving one’s teaching practice is implicit.
  • Systematically collecting and analyzing evidence of student learning in order to address one’s questions about student learning, and
  • Sharing results in order to invite review and to contribute to the body of knowledge on student learning in a variety of contexts.

The SoTL process:

  • Generating questions about student learning
  • Gathering and using evidence of student learning
  • Sharing Results
Boise State SoTL Grant Program
Boise State Teaching Scholars Program
Examples of SoTL projects
Journals that publish SoTL
SoTL conferences
Other SoTL resources
History of SoTL