May
14

Date: Monday, May 14, 2018

Time: 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Add to CalendarCapturing your Story: Designing Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative05/14/2018 01:00 PM05/14/2018 02:30 PMMM/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.The Teaching Portfolio is part of the Scholarly Reflection and Inquiry section of the Recognition of Achievements.This session is part of a 4-day "Portfoliopalooza" designed to offer hands-on sessions to help you prepare your portfolio, whether or not it is for submission to the Recognition of Achievements.Audience | VIU Campus CommunityDate | Monday, May 14, 1:00 - 2:30 pmLocation | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, R509Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions |  tine.reimers@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.

The Teaching Portfolio is part of the Scholarly Reflection and Inquiry section of the Recognition of Achievements.

This session is part of a 4-day "Portfoliopalooza" designed to offer hands-on sessions to help you prepare your portfolio, whether or not it is for submission to the Recognition of Achievements.

Audience | VIU Campus Community

Date | Monday, May 14, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, R509

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions |  tine.reimers@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

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