International Society for Exploring Teaching & Learning

Our Organization

The purposes of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning are to encourage the study of instruction and principles of learning.

Our Conference

The 50th annual conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) will be held in ?????.

Our Publications

The International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) currently publishes the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (ISSN 1812-9129).

Stories Worth Telling: Bringing Documentary Filmmaking into the College Classroom

Author: Paul Keys and Kris Macomber, Meredith College Colleges and universities are charged with preparing students to meet the new challenges and demands they will regularly face throughout their lives. In keeping with this charge, we see the ability to communicate effectively in our audio-visual, multimedia world as an emerging teaching and learning need. As…

Using Video to Enhance Student Learning

Author: Jennifer Ellis, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College As a nurse educator, I am frequently challenged to find just the right resources to supplement student learning. Teaching technical skills often requires supplementing text books with classroom demonstration, but these face-to-face sessions only go so far in supporting student learning. Student need the opportunity to…

Groundhog Day

Do you ever feel like you’re teaching in the movie Groundhog Day? Where the same thing happens every semester? I’m feeling a bit of that right now. It’s first-exam Groundhog Day in accounting. We worked through the foundational material and students completed the first test last week. Each term I try different strategies to make…

“According to one ISETL participant, the conference was “the best I have ever attended — from the consistently high quality presentations, to the hospitality of the ISETL board and
members, to the dietary accommodations, to the effective scheduling, to the keynotes”