Back in 2018 we released a database of SoTL work conducted by members of the IU Bloomington community. This database transitioned a static archival bibliography into a searchable tool for public use. The database allows users to search by keyword, broad discipline, name, etc. If the resource is open access, users will find a link… Read more »
Miss a SoTL speaker? Wish you could rewatch a speaker?
One of the cornerstones of the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning program is the speaker series. In this series, experts in teaching and learning share their work with instructors of all ranks at IU. It is like attending a handful of conference keynotes without the cost and travel a few times a year. The first… Read more »
What Inclusive Instructors Do
Through their national, multipart study of instructors at a variety of higher educational institutions, Tracie Marcella Addy, Derek Dube, Khadijah A. Mitchell, and Mallory E. SoRelle sought to identify how participants define inclusive teaching and what practices they implement in their own courses. One of the results of this work is a comprehensive resource that… Read more »
Teaching is a Radical Act of Hope
In his recent book, Historian Kevin Gannon, claims that to teach well is a radical act based in hope. It is radical in the aim of fundamental, root-level transformation and hopeful in that it imagines a better future for students because of this transformation. In describing his pedagogy of radical hope, he lays a foundation… Read more »
Reflecting on the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Each year we tackle one major project to improve the SoTL program at IUB. This year, we’ve been working to compile the history of the SoTL in an effort to tell the program’s story. Through this work, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing key pioneers in the field and hearing their lived experiences. I’ve holistically… Read more »
SoTL Grants Are Evolving!
The SoTL program has been administering its grant program in current form since the 2011-2012 academic year. In this format, SoTL grants are awarded during a fall and spring funding cycle at three levels or phases. Each phase is progressive, increasing in amount of collaboration and output expected during the funding cycle. In the last… Read more »