Developing Your Teaching Philosophy (An Online Workshop)
Many academic employers require a teaching philosophy statement as part of the application process. In this online workshop, you will learn about research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy statements, examine sample philosophies, and work through activities designed to help you start writing or effectively revise your own statement.
1. Begin with the introduction to the workshop. Then engage with the major topics of the workshop through readings and short written responses.
2. Draft key portions of your statement of teaching philosophy using a detailed prompt.
3. Comment on at least three drafts written by other participants.
4. Complete a survey about your experience with the online workshop.
Steps 1 and 2 must be completed between Monday, 9/10 and Sunday, 9/16.
Step 3 must be completed between Monday, 9/17 and Thursday, 9/20.
Step 4 must be completed between by Monday, 9/24.