This collaborative issue with NITLE features two case studies exploring how digital technologies are reshaping humanities inquiry and pedagogical practice, through projects that expand and deepen classroom-based learning.
How can faculty from diverse disciplines
cultivate and share knowledge about teaching practice? In
these essays, Tom Carey and Jennifer Meta Robinson explore the challenges
of creating a digital repository for teaching resources, envision what
a SOTL repository might look like, and discuss how such a repository
would influence the emerging field of SOTL and its growing community
of practitioners. The pieces are introduced by John Rakestraw, who reflects
on the distinctive nature of SOTL as a field and points out further
questions to consider in the process of developing a SOTL repository.
Academic Commons is a community of faculty, academic technologists, librarians, administrators, and other academic professionals interested in two interlocking questions: how do creative uses of new technology and networked information support the current project of liberal education, and, perhaps more interestingly, how do they force us to re-think what it means to be liberally educated? Learn more.