PLAN Workshop - Why You Need a Statement of Teaching Philosophy and How to Develop one

Description. Teaching philosophy statements serve several purposes. They offer an opportunity for self-reflection, offer an introduction to one's teaching portfolio, provide a means of communication with one's students, and are increasingly a requirement in academic job applications. In this workshop session, led by Dr. Marie Kendall Brown, you will be given the opportunity to reflect upon your philosophical approach to teaching and learning by comparing and responding to sample teaching philosophy statements. You will also learn strategies for writing a successful statement and be given time to begin work on your own statement.
Learning Outcomes. As a result of this session, participants will be able to :

1. Describe key components of successful teaching philosophy statements

2. Compare and contrast sample teaching philosophy statements from a range of disciplinary perspectives

3. Consider your own assumptions about teaching and how these assumptions inform your philosophy of teaching

4. Begin writing your own teaching philosophy statement
Presenter(s). Dr. Marie Kendall Brown is associate director for teaching, learning, and innovation at the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning.  She joined UofL in 2009. Her primary work at the university involves designing relevant and useful programs, services, and events to support faculty professional development with respect to teaching.  Her research focuses on faculty learning and development, teaching and learning topics in STEM, strategic partnering with academic units, and college student development from a constructive-developmental perspective. She received her Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Michigan.
Please register for this event here.

Monday, October 15, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm


Houchens Building, Room 105
2211 S. Brook Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Event Type

Training & Development, Academic

Audience

Students

Departments

Research, Sponsored Programs Administration, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Website

http://louisville.edu/graduate/plan

Hashtag

##uoflsigs

Contact Name

Michelle Rodems

Contact Phone Number

502-852m

Contact Email

michelle.rodems@louisville.edu

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