A SoTL Reader, Spring 2016

CFDE Dean's Teaching Fellow Anne Winiarski offers this short round-up of key recent readings in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning literature.

Journal Articles

Holz, Kenna B. and Eleni Pinnow. Self selection in service-learning. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vol. 15, No. 6, December 2015, pp. 39-47. doi: 10.14434/josotl.v15i6.18912 

Online Articles

Flaherty, Colleen. Professors can learn to be more effective instructorsInside Higher Ed, February 10, 2016.

Austin, Zubin. How to design and use learning objectives in clinical researchThe Pharmaceutical JournalDOI: 10.1211/PJ.2016.20200251  (Emory license allows one free read per user.)

Bhatia, Kriti, James K. Takayesu, and Eric S. Nadel. A novel mentorship programme for residents integrating academic development, clinical teaching and graduate medical education assessmentPerspectives on Medical Education, Vol. 5, Issue 1, February 2016, pp 56-59. 

Nancy L. Chick, "A SoTL Primer," 21 Sept 2016. Considers which key readings might best introduce the field of SoTL. Based on citations gathered from 23 educators, the post links to "Top Ten Citations" (books, one website) and "Top Ten Short Pieces."  It also links to a helpful introductory SoTL guide from the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning.


Silberman, M. Active learning: 101 strategies to teach to any subject. Allyn and Bacon 1996. (CFDE Library LB 1027.23.S556 1996)