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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Jacqueline Dewar, Curtis Bennett, and Matthew A. Fisher


This book is a guide to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) for scientists, engineers, and mathematicians teaching at the collegiate level in countries around the world. It shows instructors how to draw on their disciplinary knowledge and teaching experience to investigate questions about student learning. It takes them all the way through the inquiry process beginning with framing a research question and selecting a research design, moving on to gathering and analyzing evidence, and finally to making the results public. Numerous examples are provided at each stage, many from publi ... More

Keywords: scholarship of teaching and learning, SoTL, STEM, STEM education, student learning, DBER, education research, SoTL taxonomy, evidence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198821212
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198821212.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Dewar, author
Professor Emerita of Mathematics, Loyola Marymount University

Curtis Bennett, author
Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, California State University

Matthew A. Fisher, author
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Saint Vincent College