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Teaching Dossiers for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

November 03, 2015

Are you planning to pursue a career in teaching at the post-secondary level? If so, then you will need to prepare a teaching dossier at some point in order to document your teaching approaches, experience and effectiveness in the classroom. This document, or parts of it - such as your teaching philosophy - will be required for faculty job applications and later on for tenure and promotion. A teaching dossier will help you reflect on and refine your teaching practice and philosophy, which is essential for your professional development.

In this session, Daria Ahrensmeier and Sarah Louise Turner, Educational Consultants from SFU's Teaching and Learning Centre will guide participants through the components of a teaching dossier, review examples, discuss commonalities and differences across the disciplines and help them get started in their work on their own dossiers. 

  • When: November 17, 9:30am-12:30pm.
  • Where: Burnaby Campus, West Mall Centre 2220
  • RSVPClick here to register

A follow-up session will be held in the spring term, where attendees can bring in portions of their dossiers for review and feedback. 

This session is brought to you in partnership with the Teaching and Learning Centre and the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows' Advanced Professional Engagement & eXploration Program (APEX).

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