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Online SoTL Resources

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Illinois State University.
A series of web pages offering a wide range of SoTL resources, including SoTL conferences and institutes, disciplinary support for SoTL, publication outlets, examples of SoTL work, and a comprehensive list of key SoTL journals, books and articles from 1987 to the present.
http://www.sotl.ilstu.edu/

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of Nevada.
A useful website that provides an overview to several important SoTL issues that can be explored online, including an introduction to SoTL, links to online resources, major themes in SoTL, resources on action research, and research on diversity in higher education.
http://tlc.unlv.edu/scholarship/

Online Articles on SoTL, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
An annotated list of key articles on issues related to SoTL such as assessment, technology, documenting learning, brain research and others. Also includes a list of useful SoTL websites.
http://www.uwosh.edu/sotl/profconnections/index.php


SoTL Journals

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Periodicals (Northern Kentucky University, Professional and Organizational Development Center).
This site provides an extensive set of annotated links to both general and discipline-specific SOTL periodicals, including submission guidelines for each.
General journals: http://pod.nku.edu/sotljournals.asp
Discipline-specific journals: http://pod.nku.edu/sotldisc.asp

Selected Library Resources on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Indiana University Libraries).
Provides links to SOTL journals by discipline. Also offers links to SOTL databases in Education and to current awareness tools for SOTL that allow users in a variety of fields to receive current information by email or other means.
http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/SOTL/

The Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, JoSoTL.
Founded at Indiana University South Bend in 2001, this e-journal publishes articles on SoTL and maintains an archive of past issues, all downloadable as PDF files. Also has a list of websites, books, journals, and organizations that support SoTL.
http://www.iupui.edu/~josotl/

MountainRise: an electronic journal dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Published twice a year by the Coulter Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Western Carolina University, this e-journal is an international, peer-reviewed journal focused on SoTL.
http://mountainrise.wcu.edu/

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
This electronic journal published twice yearly by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University provides a peer-reviewed international vehicle for articles, materials, and discussions of SoTL and its applications in higher education.
http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/

Online SoTL articles from the archives of the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching.
http://celt.muohio.edu/ject/search.php?words=SoTL

Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal ( Kwantlen Polytechnic University )
An eJournal focused on the improvement of adult teaching and learning, including contributions from areas beyond academia such as workplace learning.
http://www.kwantlen.ca/TD.html

SoTL Conferences

Note: The conferences listed below are held regularly, either semi-annually, annually or bi-annually. The URL usually leads to the homepage of the current conference.

Midwest Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Indiana University South Bend
http://www.iusb.edu/~ucet/sotl_2007.shtml

The SoTL Commons: A Conference of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Georgia Southern University, Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET)
http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/conference/

Innovations in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Liberal Arts Colleges
St. Olaf College and Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
http://www.stolaf.edu/depts/cila/InnovateConf/Innovations.htm

Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
http://www.units.muohio.edu/lillycon/

Regional Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching North, South, East, and West, are held annually. Other Lilly Conferences are also held in areas of the U.S. and the U.K.
This link connects to lists of upcoming Lilly conferences and archives.
http://www.lillyconferences.org/

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference
Missouri State University. Springfield, Missouri
http://adc.missouristate.edu/conference.htm

National CASTL Institute: Developing Scholars of Teaching and Learning
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.
http://www2.creighton.edu/castl/

Teaching and Learning for Empowerment: A Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference for Minority Serving Institutions and Institutions Serving "Minorities.";
An annual conference held by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. See the Center's website for dates and details of the latest conference.
http://www.caucetlinfo.org/

The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning holds two conferences a year in November and February in Bloomington, Minnesota, focused on issues in college teaching and learning. They also hold a yearly week-long Summer Institute that combines professional development and individualized consulting.
http://www.collab.org/programsservices/conferences/conferences.html

Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Conference
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
http://www.ualberta.ca/~uts/STLHE/en/

Improving Student Learning Symposium
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/isl/isl2007/

All Ireland Society for Higher Education Conference
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
http://www.aishe.org/events/2006-2007/conf2007/

Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL)
http://www.issotl.org/conferences.html

The International Study Association for Teachers and Teaching (ISATT) Conference
University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland
http://www.isatt.org/ISATT_2009_leaflet.pdf

International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning Annual Conference
http://www.aishe.org/events/2006-2007/conf2007/

SoTL Societies, Associations, Academies

The Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL).
A major initiative of the Carnegie Foundation, the CASTL Program is based on the concept that teaching is scholarly work as proposed in 1990 by Ernest Boyer's Scholarship Reconsidered. See this site for articles, examples, and program opportunities.
http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/programs/index.asp?key=21

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL).
The Society's goal is "to foster inquiry and disseminate findings"; about teaching and learning in higher education.
http://www.issotl.org/

The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning.
A regional ( Midwest) alliance of colleges and universities that supports and promotes excellence in teaching and learning in higher education.
http://www.collab.org/