There’s no way to truly learn about teaching, about the effectiveness of various practices, or about how behaviors and attitudes of students shift as they learn, without a foundation of scholarship. Jennifer Friberg, the Cross Endowed Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL),  joins the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology’s Jim Gee to discuss her unique position at to Illinois State. Friberg and Gee make the connection between scholarship, successful student learning, and the research-based professional development in teaching that binds them. Find out how you can introduce SoTL scholarship into your own course as a way to enhance not only your discipline, but the profession of teaching as a whole.

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