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What type of evidence are we using in evidence-based teaching?

From college-to-career readiness discussions to ┬áprofessional networks to publications on┬áteaching, higher education stakeholders are witnessing steadily increasing calls for evidence-based teaching. Yet what do policy makers, administrators, and faculty/academic staff mean by “evidence-based”? Lee Shulman suggests that our understanding of “evidence-based” has been too limited. Often “evidence-based” focuses on a body of published research, which Shulman identifies as Evidence 1. … Continue Reading

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The Evolution of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

As Lee Shulman notes, one exciting characteristic of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) is that it has evolved. It has a rich history sparked by a core group of scholars and extended by an international community. Where did SoTL start? Briefly… Continue Reading

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