How to formulate, refine, and articulate your teaching philosophy.
The academic portfolio: A practical guide to documenting teaching, research, and service by J. Elizabeth Miller
Miller provides examples of the narrative from actual promotion and tenure portfolios.
What is a teaching philosophy?
- Why we teach. Why teaching matters.
- Not just a formula for teaching structure, but the rationale behind the structure.
Why is having a teaching philosophy important?
Helps guide our teaching methods. Needed in the job hunting process. Typically part of the promotion/tenure process at most universities.