Learning and teaching scholarship in higher education
Resources for the following PLaCE sub-domains:
L1. Knowledge of learning and teaching scholarship
L2. Application of learning and teaching scholarship
L3. Contribution to learning and teaching scholarship
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) aims to provide Higher Education practitioners with evidence-based foundation and conceptual frameworks for teaching practice. Not only can SoTL inform various aspects of university teaching and student support, but it also opens new research avenues for those interested in contributing to the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching themselves.
L1: Knowledge of learning and teaching scholarship
Get familiar with scholarly practice in higher education learning and teaching
Learning through scholarship – an overview of research enhanced learning and teaching in undergraduate studies to enhance both your teaching practice and students’ learning experience. MQ case studies showing ways in which RELT is being applied in practice to promote a dynamic and engaging classroom experience for both teachers and students. (MQ Guide)
Higher Education Research & Development publishes scholarly articles on the theory and practice of higher education and educational development. Published by HERDSA Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia
The International Journal of Higher Education Research examines educational developments throughout the world in universities, polytechnics, colleges, and vocational and education institutions. It reports on developments in both public and private higher education sectors.
ijSoTL is an open, double-blind peer reviewed electronic journal published in May and November each year by the Center for Teaching Excellence at Georgia Southern University. The journal is an international forum for research and information about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education.
Research in Higher Education publishes studies that examine issues pertaining to postsecondary education. The journal is open to studies using a wide range of methods, but has particular interest in studies that apply advanced quantitative research methods to issues in postsecondary education or address postsecondary education policy issues.
This journal provides a showcase for international developments in electrical power engineering, energy; electronics, signal processing, telecommunications, automation and control, measurement, and computer engineering including their education.
A refereed journal dedicated to promoting and publishing research on accounting education issues and to improving the quality of accounting education worldwide. The Journal provides a vehicle for making results of empirical studies available to educators and for exchanging ideas, instructional resources, and best practices that help improve accounting education.
A quarterly publication of the Association of American Law Schools. The primary purpose of the Journal is to foster a rich interchange of ideas and information about legal education and related matters, including but not limited to the legal profession, legal theory, and legal scholarship.
This journal features teacher-ready reviews of current research and contemporary theories as well as empirical research designed to foster systematic intentional changes to improve teaching and learning outcomes. The mission is to leverage psychological science to provide resources that integrate research, theory, and practice to benefit high school, community college, college, and university educators and their students.
A practical guide designed to assist in the development of teaching portfolio – as a place to summarise teaching accomplishments, provide examples of classroom material and as a mechanism and space for reflecting on teaching
Ideas on potential sources you can use to evidence your teaching excellence. Ideally, your evidence will come from multiple sources to provide a breadth and depth of your teaching achievements. (TECHE post)
Understand what makes an award application stand out. Ideas and tips from someone who has been on several assessment panels on what makes an assessor say ‘YES’ to an application. (MQ resource. 2 page .pdf)
A practical guide on getting started with SOTL – to design and carry out your own SoTL project which, if you are new to the SoTL process, might be an informal SoTL Pilot Study that will help you improve your teaching, or, if you are more experienced, a more formal SoTL project might lead to publication or a conference presentation.