Feb
26

Date: Monday, Feb 26, 2018

Time: 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Add to CalendarCapturing your Story: Designing Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative02/26/2018 09:30 AM02/26/2018 11:00 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverHow can you demonstrate your teaching excellence beyond that feeling you get when you leave a class, or when a course ends? How can you capture your own story of teaching and learning?The teaching portfolio is an exhibition of the breadth and depth of your teaching strengths, achievements, and reflections. Teaching portfolios celebrate your efforts as a critical and reflective educator. They go deeper than ‘the what’ of teaching, or the content, to also articulate ‘the why’ and ‘the how’. In many ways, a portfolio is a collation of your best teaching examples, including your personal teaching philosophy and the evidence of how you enact that philosophy.In this session, we introduce teaching portfolios, outlining the reasons why you should have one and suggesting what to include. We will make use of small group discussion and writing activities to inspire or refresh you teaching philosophy and get you thinking about what examples to include in your own portfolio. We also discuss ideas for formatting a portfolio, both hard copy and digital.Audience | VIU Campus CommunityDate | Monday, February 26, 9:30 - 11:00 amLocation | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room507Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | kathleen.bortolin@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learningfalse

How can you demonstrate your teaching excellence beyond that feeling you get when you leave a class, or when a course ends? How can you capture your own story of teaching and learning?

The teaching portfolio is an exhibition of the breadth and depth of your teaching strengths, achievements, and reflections. Teaching portfolios celebrate your efforts as a critical and reflective educator. They go deeper than ‘the what’ of teaching, or the content, to also articulate ‘the why’ and ‘the how’. In many ways, a portfolio is a collation of your best teaching examples, including your personal teaching philosophy and the evidence of how you enact that philosophy.

In this session, we introduce teaching portfolios, outlining the reasons why you should have one and suggesting what to include. We will make use of small group discussion and writing activities to inspire or refresh you teaching philosophy and get you thinking about what examples to include in your own portfolio. We also discuss ideas for formatting a portfolio, both hard copy and digital.

Audience | VIU Campus Community

Date | Monday, February 26, 9:30 - 11:00 am

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room507

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | kathleen.bortolin@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

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