Optimizing Teaching and Learning will serve as a practical guide for anyone, anywhere, who is interested in improving their teaching, the learning of their students, and correspondingly, contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
bridges the gap between the research and practice of SoTL
provides explicit instructions on how to design, conduct, analyze, and write-up SoTL work
includes samples of actual questionnaires and other materials (e.g., focus group questions) that will jumpstart investigations into teaching and learning
explores the advantages and disadvantages of various pedagogical practices and present applications of SoTL using case studies from a variety of disciplines