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.

An Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) – February 16, 2023


Event Date & Time

  • February 16, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) uses systematic and methodological inquiry into teaching and learning (behaviours/practices, attitudes, and values) with the goal of improving teaching and learning by making findings public (Hutchings, & Shulman, 1999; Potter & Kustra, 2011). During this session, we will: Break down the definition of SoTL, Explain how to start (more…)

Classroom Evaluation and Research: Do I Need Ethics Approval? – March 10, 2023


Event Date & Time

  • March 10, 2023
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

Many instructors are involved in evaluating their classroom practices, but there is often confusion about whether obtaining ethical approval by the Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB) is required. In this workshop, instructors will learn more about what type of classroom inquiry might require BREB review. This workshop will also detail the ethical considerations for conducting (more…)