Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is the scholarly inquiry into student learning which advances the practice of teaching in higher education by making inquiry findings public (Hutchings & Shulman, 1999). UBC SoTL is supported by the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL). ISoTL supports those engaging in SoTL across all academic disciplines sharing their work, learning from the approaches of others, and engaging with current SoTL research.

Celebrate SoTL Keynote: Leveraging UBC’s Strength in SoTL

Celebrate SoTL Keynote: Leveraging UBC’s Strength in SoTL


Event Date & Time

  • October 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

UBC is an international powerhouse of teaching and learning. At the core of that power is its tradition of valuing and rewarding self-reflection in pedagogy in all members of faculty, and the institutional emphasis on the practice of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning as a primary mission-critical activity.  As such, UBC’s SoTL is now (more…)

Celebrate SoTL Interactive Panel: Perspectives on Student Demographic Data and SoTL


Event Date & Time

  • October 20, 2022
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

In this session, five experts will share their insights on the use of disaggregated student demographic data in SoTL. Panelists will discuss: the opportunities and risks of working with student demographic data; the importance of having a well-defined and articulated process and purpose for collecting, analyzing, and using such data; as well as current institutional (more…)

Celebrate SoTL Lightning Talks: Showcase Your SoTL Work


Event Date & Time

  • October 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Featuring current SoTL activity across UBC, this lightning talk session will provide an opportunity to disseminate project outcomes and to learn about successes and pitfalls from SoTL work developed by faculty, staff and students. Each speaker wil be presenting their projects in under 3 minutes, followed by a Q&A with the speakers. This session is (more…)

Celebrate SoTL Hands-on Workshop: Creating a SoTL Project


Event Date & Time

  • October 21, 2022
    12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Event Description

Faculty and staff often find it difficult to turn their teaching and learning practices into a SoTL project, or to understand where to get support for these projects. In this 90-minute workshop, you will be guided through the steps of creating a SoTL project from an existing teaching practice or research question. Examples will be (more…)