Teaching Portfolios

Determining Contents | Developing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement
Guides for Teaching Portfolios | Support at WWU | WWU T&P Committees

Relevant Book

Seldin, Peter, et al.,
The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical
Guide to Improved Performance
and Promotion/Tenure Decisions

Wiley, 2010 (4th edition)
Available at CIIA

 

Determining Contents
  • Teaching Portfolios - Components, Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University
  • According to The Teaching Portfolio (see reference to the right), the contents of a Teaching Portfolio is related to its intended use, as the following table suggests:
Contents Prepared for Personnel Decisions Contents Prepared for Teaching Improvement
  1. Teaching Responsibilities
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Teaching Methodologies
  4. Student Evaluations
  5. Classroom Observations
  6. Review of Teaching Materials
  7. Representative Course Syllabi
  8. New Instructional Initiatives
  9. Evidence of Student Learning
  10. Assessment of Teaching Contribution Statement by Department Chair
  11. Teaching Awards
  12. Teaching Goals
  13. Appendices
  1. Teaching Responsibilities
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Teaching Objectives, Strategies, Methodologies
  4. Description of Teaching Materials
  5. Efforts to Improve Teaching
    • Curricular Revisions
    • Teaching Conferences and Workshops Attended
    • Innovations on Teaching
  6. Student Ratings and Diagnostic Questions
  7. Evidence of Student Learning
  8. Teaching Goals (short & long term
  9. Appendices
Developing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement
Guides for Teaching Portfolios
  • Web-based examples - the following faculty have created online versions of their teaching portfolios:
Support at WWU
WWU T&P Committees