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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)


Programs, Awards, and Grants

Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars Program (OPID)
The Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars (WTFS) program is OPID's signature professional development program focusing intentionally on promoting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL),

The WTFS program targets and connects outstanding early-career and later-career teachers in UW System. Each participant completes a year-long SoTL project with development and assistance from a community of scholarly teachers.


CETL/ SoTL Grant Program

This grant supports educator/student collaborative research projects for the development and assessment of new curriculum (courses or other educational experiences).

Faculty College


Faculty College is UW System's premier faculty and instructional development event.  Faculty College hosts approximately 100 faculty and instructional academic staff from across the UW System for three days of intensive exploration of teaching, learning, and curricular issues.


OPID Regional Conference

2017 OPID Spring Conference


CETL is offering Conference and Travel Grant to Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff who want to attend the Annual UW-System Teaching and Learning Conference at the Radisson Conference Center in La Crosse, WI, on April 20-21, 2017. The UW-System CETL, called OPID or Office of Professional and Instructional Development sponsors a conference for UW System faculty to present their Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research as either a workshop or a poster presentation. The goals for the conference include promoting interdisciplinary research, establishing connections between faculty from various campuses, and to hear from your system colleagues about their research. Check out more details about the conference here.

CETL will pay for the conference registration, 1 night of lodging, and round trip mileage for this conference.  Request funds here.

Important dates:

  • Conference dates: April 20 - 21, 2017
  • Conference registration: by April 11, 2017
  • Hotel reservations: Radisson Conference Center by March 20, 2017
  • Priority date for travel support request: March 3, 2017
Once selected you will receive an email confirmation including procedures for you to make your travel arrangements.

Contact CETL with questions.

Research Reports by CETL Fellows

Resources created by UW-Eau Claire educators who have participated in various CETL programming from 2009 to 2011.

SoTL Resources

SoTL Resources by Michigan State University
An excellent page of resources on doing SoTL, articles on SoTL, SoTL journals, SoTL conferences, and professional organizations

SoTL Tutorial by Vanderbilt University

A helpful guide to understanding SoTL and how to conduct SoTL research.

SoTL Journals

The Teaching Professor

A highly informative online newsletter that strives to provide ideas and insight to educators who are passionate about teaching.

International Journal of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
Provides a forum for higher education faculty, staff, administrators, researchers, and students who are interested in improving post-secondary instruction.

General Subject Journals from Northern Kentucky University

A collection of journals that highlight non-discipline specific pedagogy practices.

Discipline-Specific Journals from Northern Kentucky University

A collection of journals that highlight discipline specific pedagogy practices.