Shulman, Lee.(2000). From Minsk to Pinsk: Why a scholarship of teaching and learning? Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning(Jo SoTL). Volume I, Number 1, pp. 48-53. Indiana University.
There have been some great resources added to this thread. Thanks to everyone who is helping to build this repository in SCoPE.
This particular discussion will be winding up in a few days on March 5, and I don't want to miss the opportunity to provide a link to another of the writings that is considered to be foundation in the SoTL movement. This short, online journal article addresses the question of "why" and it's very well worth reading. However, I hope you'll also check out the JoSoTL site for other illuminating articles.