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Teaching As Scholarship

Organizations that Provide Peer Review of Educational Materials (Documentation of Educational Scholarship

MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and On-line Teaching)

MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. This site is nice because it gives example of specifically how digital educational materials are reviewed.

Web Sites and Other Resources about Course Portfolios

The Course Portfolio by William Cerbin
Contains information on rationale and components of course portfolio. Also gives helpful hints.

Peer Review of Teaching: A Course Portfolio Initiative at Indiana University

Contains definition, components, and links to examples of course portfolios developed at IU.

Guidelines for Developing a Course Portfolio

This is from U. of Technology Sydney. Contains great Q & A section with the answers coming from faculty who have developed course portfolios.

Peer Review of Teaching

This site is the work of a consortium of universities about the peer review of teaching process. Includes course portfolio information.

How to Develop an Educational Portfolio

Portfolio Development Model from U. of Georgia School of Medicine

Setting Goals (tips for setting goals)

Organizations that Focus on Educational Scholarship

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Scholarship


Fincher, Ruth, et. al. Scholarship in Teaching: An Imperative for the 21st Century. Academic Medicine, Volume 75, Number 9, September 2000, pages 887-894.

Simpson, Deborah. Making a Case for the Teaching Scholar. Academic Medicine, Volume 74, 1999, pages 1296-1299.