International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning

Pedagogical Resources in Times of Change

We are in uncharted times in the daily lives of students, teachers, and support personnel as we seek to balance safety and well-being with continued learning and development. As the result of the spread of the Coronavirus, more and more colleges and universities are moving from face-to-face classes to online/remote classes – the very nature of higher education instruction is changing overnight. Learn more about how the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) can support you in this time of need.

50 Years of Innovative Pedagogy

The International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning is a non-profit corporation and is considered the oldest teaching and learning organization within Higher Education in the United States. The membership of ISETL believes that it is important to enjoy one’s vocation and the pursuit of excellent within that vocation; therefore, all ISETL functions are a well-balanced combination of scholarship, friendship, and camaraderie.

1st Open Source Journal on Higher Education Pedagogy

The International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) currently publishes the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (ISSN 1812-9129). It is considered the 1st open source journal in higher education. The IJTLHE provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge focused on the improvement of higher education across all content areas and delivery domains.

Conference on Innovative Higher Education Pedagogy

Tempe, Arizona • October 8-10, 2020

ISETL encourages college and university faculty and practitioners from all disciplines to develop, study, and apply learner-centered principles of teaching, learning, and assessment in innovative, yet effective and practical ways. What do participants like about the conference? ISETL is a supportive and inclusive organization of professionals dedicated to the practice and scholarship of teaching in higher education. What topics are address?

What do participants like about the conference?

  • “The interactive sessions and the opportunities for networking.”
  • “I took home several ideas that I am already planning to implement.”
  • “The collegiality of the conference attendees and the variety of attendees and presentations.”

Passionate about Pedagogy
Purposeful about Practice

Join us for an energetic and practice conference addressing innovative higher education pedagogy.

Passionate about Pedagogy

Purposeful about Practice

International Journal of
Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

The IJTLHE provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge focused on the improvement of higher education across all content areas and delivery domains. The audience of the IJTLHE includes higher education faculty, staff, administrators, researchers, and students who are interested in improving post-secondary instruction.

The focus of the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is broad and includes all aspects of higher education pedagogy, but it focuses specifically on improving higher education pedagogy across all content areas, educational institutions, and instructional delivery domains. Manuscripts submitted should be based on a sound theoretical foundation and appeal to a wide higher education audience, both nationally and internationally.

Recent Articles

Caring About Success: Students’ Perceptions of Professors’ Caring Matters More Than Grit
 • Allison Buskirk-Cohen, Delaware Valley University
• Aria Plants, Delaware Valley University

Mentoring Graduate Students in the Publishing Process: Making it Manageable and Meaningful for Academics
 • Laura O’Hara, Ball State University
 • Leeann Lower-Hoppe, Ohio State University
 • Thalia Mulvihill, Ball State University

“Then What Am I Paying You For?” Student Attitudes Regarding Pre-Class Activities for the Flipped Classroom
 • Lindsay Masland, Appalachian State University
 • Simona Gizdarska, Appalachian State University

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50 Years of Innovative Pedagogy

ISETL has a long and robust history of creating, sharing, and evaluating innovative pedagogy. ISETL started in 1970 as the International Audio Tutorial Congress, focused on personal lab experiences driven by reel-to-reel audio explanations combined with hands on experiments and experiences. Since then, ISETL has focused on innovative pedagogy with a learing-centered focus that cuts across academic domains, types of outcome, and needs of students.

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