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‘scholarship of teaching and learning’

Vanderbilt Graduate Students Present Research on Teaching Tools and Approaches in the Classroom

May. 26, 2016—The BOLD, TAR, VIDL, and SoTL Fellows presented on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in the Library Community Room in the Central Library. The event included 19 projects, including four short oral presentations and a poster session. Most of the projects investigated how technology could be used to promote student learning in undergraduate classrooms, while others focused...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour: Constructing Your Teaching Portfolio

Dec. 10, 2013—Ever wonder exactly should be in a teaching portfolio….or perhaps, how you should go about getting the teaching experience that would let you construct one? Don Gillian-Daniel, Jenna Gorlewicz, and Mary Loveless addressed just these questions at a recent CIRTL Coffee Hour. Jenna Gorlewicz is in her first year as a tenure-track assistant professor of...

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CFT Offers New Guide: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Sep. 24, 2013—The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL, pronounced “sō-tul” in the US) is a synthesis of teaching, learning, and research in higher education that aims to bring a scholarly lens—the curiosity, the inquiry, the rigor, the disciplinary variety—to what happens in the classroom (brick-and-mortar, virtual, co-curricular, et al.).   SoTL involves asking meaningful questions about student...

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