Developing a Teaching Portfolio

January 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Teaching portfolios are an important component of many academic job applications and the promotion process: it is never too early in your teaching career to begin developing yours. While teaching portfolios vary widely, this workshop presents some guidelines to follow and some basic strategies you can use to ensure that your portfolio will best demonstrate your teaching experience, accomplishments, and potential. Whether you are just beginning to teach or about to enter the job market, this workshop will enable you to compile and develop your best teaching portfolio.

Objectives: By the end of this workshop, students will be able to…

Identify the important characteristics of a teaching portfolio
Make decisions about portfolio contents, structure, and framing based on an understanding of its likely audience
Strategically compile teaching materials for use in a teaching portfolio
Streamline information for more impactful presentation in a teaching portfolio

This workshop may be counted toward the Professional Development concentration of the Achievement in Pedagogy badge, offered through the Graduate Student Teaching Initiative. For more information, contact

Registration for University Center for Teaching and Learning workshops is mandatory. Registering for workshops ensures the distribution of pre-workshop materials and helps maintain the integrity of our attendance records.

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Location and Address

Alumni Hall, B-23
4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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