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How to Develop a Teaching Portfolio

September 21, 2018 9:05 AM

Professors-in-Training – PROF-iT Series

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, · Noon – 2 PM
Where: The Commons 328

Teaching portfolios are increasingly expected of candidates who are applying for faculty positions. During this workshop, we will discuss what goes into your portfolio, how to construct your teaching philosophy, how to highlight your accomplishments and future contribution, and what kind of supporting documents you will need.

 
Speaker: Dr. Linda C. Hodges, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Director of the Faculty Development Center, UMBC Faculty Development Center.
Hodges
Linda C. Hodges was Director of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Teaching and Learning at Princeton University from 2003-2009 before retiring to Maryland. She holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Kentucky and was a faculty member for over 20 years before transitioning into faculty development. Prior to coming to the McGraw Center in 2001, she was the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry at Agnes Scott College near Atlanta, Georgia. During her faculty tenure at two different institutions, she taught a wide range of courses, participated in faculty governance, and served as department chair. In 1999 she was one of 28 faculty chosen nationally to study and assess new pedagogical approaches as a Carnegie Scholar of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She has published widely on her work in faculty development, engaged student learning, and effective teaching practices. Her special interests are in pedagogies of engagement and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
 
This is a brown bag seminar. Please feel free to bring your own lunch/drink to our session.