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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: General Information

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Defining the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

"...the scholarship of teaching itself tells us that learning in the classroom is collaborative, that the professor is not the only teacher in the room, and that what happens in it is not just up to us. Everyone implicated in the scholarship of teaching meets everyone else in a series of ever-wider circles: students learning from each other in groups or teams in and outside a classroom; teachers learning from students; teachers talking to each other about teaching; teachers reading about how students learn and how other teachers teach; teachers eventually writing about teaching, participating in other ways in the professional conversation that is one of the signs and certifications of the scholarship of teaching."

Eileen Bender and Donald Gray, from Indiana University's Research & Creative Activity, Volume 22, Number 1, April 1999