Optimizing Teaching and Learning: Practicing Pedagogical Research
Optimizing Teaching and Learning will serve as a practical guide for anyone, anywhere, who is interested in improving their teaching, the learning of their students, and correspondingly, contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
- Bridges the gap between the research and practice of SoTL
- Provides explicit instructions on how to design, conduct, analyze, and write-up SoTL work
- Includes samples of actual questionnaires and other materials (e.g., focus group questions) that will jumpstart investigations into teaching and learning
- Explores the advantages and disadvantages of various pedagogical practices and present applications of SoTL using case studies from a variety of disciplines (Description from publisher website)
Gurung, Regan A. R. and Schwartz, Beth M., "Optimizing Teaching and Learning: Practicing Pedagogical Research" (2009). Centers for Teaching and Technology - Book Library. 8.