In Dialogue with Educational Research

January 17, 2009

Although it has always been an important principle of VKP that faculty do not need to become “educational researchers” in order to engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning, it has always been true that much can be learned from various areas of education and education research that can advance our work. Indeed, a […]

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The Scholarship of Teaching: Beyond the Anecdotal

January 15, 2009

In a recent article in the journal Pedagogy, Mariolina Rizzi Salvatori notes that much academic discourse on teaching consists of the telling of anecdotal stories. She argues that anecdotes—which make their claims to legitimacy through reference to the internal experience of the author—provide an inadequate basis upon which to build a systematic scholarship of teaching. […]

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Feminist Pedagogies Bibliography

January 13, 2009

Leona Fisher, of Georgetown University’s English Department and Women’s Studies Program, recommends the following “core” books in feminist pedagogies as these relate to some of the pedagogical concerns of the project.  Leona writes: “These books are some of the “classics” of feminist pedagogy. Both of these studies were conducted under the double auspices of the […]

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Multimedia Authoring Annotated Bibliography

January 12, 2009

Essential Writings on “Writing” and Multimedia Authoring Lambert, Joe, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community, Berkeley: Digital Diner Press, 2002. This is a highly approachable guide to the process of multi-media authoring in a personal context. The author sensitively brings storytelling, with its communal and folkloric associations, into the twenty-first century. As Lambert outlines in […]

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General SoTL Bibliography

January 10, 2009

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Professional Issues Cross, K. Patricia and Mini Harris Steadman. Classroom Research: Implementing the Scholarship of Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996. Cuban, Larry. How Scholars Trumped Teachers. NY: Teachers College Press, 1999. Diamond, Robert. Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998 Fosnot, Catherine Twomey, ed. Constructivism: Theory, […]

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