Faculty Focus: Focused on Today's Higher Education Professional
The blog is written by Dr. Maryellen Weimer, professor emeritus at Penn State Berks and one of the nation’s most highly regarded authorities on effective college teaching.
The Teaching Professor Blog features a new weekly post from Maryellen on such topics as: the scholarship of teaching and learning, classroom policies, active learning, assessment, generational differences, and student performance.
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Resources for Research and Scholarship
The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) serves faculty members, staff, and students who care about teaching and learning as serious intellectual work. The goal of the Society is to foster inquiry and disseminate findings about what improves and articulates post-secondary learning and teaching.
This site includes resources about learning theory, a guideline to measuring learning, and journals for publication.
This site includes links to:
- SoTL Conferences & Institutes
- Disciplinary Support for SoTL
- Examples of SoTL Work
- Publication Outlets
This site includes sections on publishing articles, human subjects issues, and books and journals relating to SOTL.
This consortium of major research campuses and disciplinary societies in the United States, Canada, and Australia is assessing the position and potential of scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) in higher education. Resources are available on SOTL models, resources, and relevant reports.
EDUCAUSE's mission is "transforming education through information technologies." EDUCAUSE focuses on understanding learners, aligning learning principles and practices together and integrating learning technology—all with the goal of improving student success. EDUCAUSE's resources on teaching and learning include the work of members as well as material contributed from EDUCAUSE's strategic initiative, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative.
The International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning encourages the study of instruction and principles of learning in order to implement practical, effective methods of teaching and learning, promote the application, development and evaluation of such methods, and foster the scholarship of teaching and learning among practicing post-secondary educators. This link connects to a list of higher education journals focused on teaching and learning.