ASPPH’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Task Force published its first article, “Evidence-Based Educational Practices for Public Health: How We Teach Matters,” as an inspiration and call to action for all educators in public health. SAGE Publishing and Pedagogy in Health Promotion posted the article and abstract online on December 14.
The SoTL task force’s Teaching Working Group who collaborated on the article consists of the following co-authors: Dr. Sophie Godley (BU), lead author, and Drs. Betsy Aumiller (Penn State), Viviana Horigian (Miami), Naila Khalil (Wright State), Jessica Kruger (University at Buffalo), Cara Pennel (UTexas, Galveston), Emily Youatt (Michigan), and the Teaching Working Group chair, Dr. Marc Kiviniemi (Kentucky). Dr. Kiviniemi chairs the SoTL Teaching Working Group and Dr. Shan Mohammed (Northeastern) chairs the SoTL Task Force, which is under the jurisdiction of the ASPPH Education Advisory Committee that he also chairs.
The objectives of both the manuscript and derivative one-pager are to:
ASPPH faculty and academic leaders are encouraged to use the article to stimulate conversations and advance practices for applying effective, science-based methods in teaching towards improving student learning outcomes.