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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Resources: About SoTL

About this guide

This guide was created to help OCAD U faculty and instructors identify resources on the scholarship of teaching and learning. Primarily a list of journals in higher education, these resources can be used for research or to enhance one's own teaching practice.

For more resources, help starting your own SoTL project, or for personal consultation relating to teaching practices, teaching portfolio, tech-enabled learning, and curriculum development, please visit the Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre website here, or contact

What is SoTL?

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is

  • Practice-based research conducted by faculty members from across disciplines

  • Systematic research and study into teaching and learning practices, with the intention to improve student learning and education

  • Public and international dissemination of the findings of research studies

  • Peer discussion, evaluation, and criticism of research findings 

External Resources and Articles

Books at the Library