Teaching portfolios are an important component of any job application packet, and it is never too early in your teaching career to begin developing yours. While teaching portfolios vary widely, this workshop presents some guidelines to follow and some basic strategies you can use to ensure that your portfolio will demonstrate the best of your teaching ability and allow you to put your best foot forward. Whether you are just beginning to teach or about to enter the job market—or both—this workshop will enable you to compile and best develop your teaching portfolio.
Objectives: By the end of this workshop, students will be able to…
• Identify the important characteristics of a teaching portfolio
• Make decisions about portfolio contents, structure, and framing based on an understanding of its likely audience
• Strategically compile teaching materials for use in a teaching portfolio
• Streamline information for more impactful presentation in a teaching portfolio