The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is the "scholarly inquiry into student learning which advances the practice of teaching by making inquiry findings public."
The Teaching Commons supports faculty practices, research, and publication in SoTL.
This support encompasses
- Communities of practice
- Teaching chairs
- Postdoctoral research associates
- Professional development for graduate students and teaching assistants
- Links to useful resources.
"Commentary: Students Aren't Learning Enough - A Brewing Crisis in Higher Education" (post) ambitiously argues that "[s]ocieties must take steps to improve the quality and quantity of learning, changing the very culture of higher education as a whole."