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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) resources


Inquiry methods in SOTL may include:

  • reflection and analysis
  • interviews and focus groups
  • questionnaires and surveys
  • content analysis of text
  • secondary analysis of existing data
  • quasi-experiments (comparison of two sections of the same course)
  • observational research
  • case studies
  • additional methods

Wikipedia contributors. (2023, July 19). Scholarship of teaching and learning. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved  August 15, 2023,

These methods will generate various data types such as: 

  • Sound recordings
  • Images or video
  • Textual such as questionnaire responses
  • Formative and summative assessments from current students or past ones
  • Numerical data
  • Institutional research data.

From A Guide from the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. Retrieved  August 15, 2023,

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