Organizing Your ePortfolio

Your ePortfolio will need to have headings or sections that help organize your artifacts and reflections.  There are endless combinations of headings and subheadings to help structure your ePortfolio.  This is where creativity and personalization come into play.  

Here are some ideas to get you started:

Documenting Your Teaching

Teaching Effectiveness

Teaching Improvement


Teaching Philosophy Statement

Personal statement describing your goals for next few years

Documentation of your Teaching (course outlines, syllabi, rubrics, artifacts, assignments, exams, video)

Examples of assignments, reading lists, exams, quizzes, handouts, problem sets, descriptions of activities you have designed, any photographs of items you built for your teaching

Contributions to Teaching Profession and/or Your Institution (publications, service on teaching committees, curriculum revision for department)

Videos of you teaching in the classroom


Student Feedback on your course (informal and formal)

Written comments from students

Statements from your colleagues about your best qualities

Letters/emails or notes from students (unsolicited)

Statements from previous students

Dean or Supervisory observations or comments

Student Learning Demonstrations (assignments, activities, product of learning )

Honours, awards or recognition of teaching from institution etc.

Activities to Improve Instruction (new course dev, faculty development activities, professional learning sessions, new teaching methods)

Design of new courses

Design of collaborative courses or teaching projects

Preparation of a new teaching method, assessment activity or grading scheme

Writing of a textbook or lab manual, courseware

Scholarly Teaching (articles, presentations, teaching conferences, workshops, certificates)



Materials demonstrating student learning (books, papers, essays, your feedback to students etc.)

Your CV

Bio describing who you are

Related research on teaching and learning