Writing & Publishing a SoTL Project


Six Standards of Scholarly Work
Assessment questions and issues that your write-up of your study should address.

Writing About Your Evidence
Information on writing about the evidence you have collected and summarized/analyzed. From step 8 of the Research Project Builder.


One of the main reasons for doing SoTL research is to publish and/or share the results with other educators and researchers; to make your work public. Every discipline or field has their own standards of writing and scholarship, but SoTL is an interdisciplinary field and therefore individual journals and conferences can differ on format and other expectations.

The Publishing Opportunities Research Guide
Link to information compiled by the UCF Libraries containing general and discipline specific guides to publishing, journal rankings, and other sources of information.

Acceptance Rates for Journals
How to obtain more information about specific journals including the acceptance/rejection rates.

SoTL Decision Making Tree (PDF)
A guide for determining the most appropriate forum for your work. A representation of a journal editors' decision-making process.

Publishing Qualitative Research
An article from the American Education Research Journal on qualitative research meant to encourage its publication.

Upcoming conferences on teaching and learning.


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