The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 30, 2010 - Education - 416 pages
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of the classic hands-on resource offers a comprehensive review of all the facets developing teaching portfolios. This new edition will contain new perspectives and ideas; an expanded section on web-based electronic teaching portfolios ; a sample of colleges and universities that shows how they have implemented portfolios; real-world teaching portfolios of twenty-one faculty members and a report from a university provost on what he looks for in a portfolios submitted for promotion.
  

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Contents

THE WHAT WHY AND HOW OF TEACHING
1
Choosing Items for the Teaching Portfolio
10
Preparing the Teaching Portfolio
21
The Importance of Collaboration
31
Evaluating the Teaching Portfolio
41
Answers to Common Questions
51
EPortfolios for Teaching Improvement
62
Clinical Education Portfolios
71
Communication and Philosophy
159
English and Communication
171
Family and Consumer Sciences
183
Fish Wildlife and Conservation Ecology
196
Government
206
Justice Studies
218
Law
234
Music
245

HOW PORTFOLIOS ARE USED
79
Exploring the Future of Teaching Portfolios with
88
Developing Teaching Portfolios at Elgin Community
96
Implementing the Teaching Portfolio at Florida Gulf
102
Considerations
109
SAMPLE PORTFOLIOS FROM ACROSS
119
Chemistry and Biochemistry
134
Chemistry and Mathematics
149
Nursing
257
Physical Therapy
282
Physiology and Developmental Biology
306
Psychology
328
Social Work
355
References
372
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JOHN ZUBIAZARETTA is professor of English and director of honors and faculty development at Columbia College, South Carolina. A Carnegie Foundation/Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Professor of the year for South Carolina, he has also earned awards and recognition for teaching and scholarly excellence from the American Association for Higher Education, the South Atlantic Association of Departments of English, the national United Methodist Board of Higher Education, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, and other educational organizations.
John is a frequent conference presenter and consultant on improving college teaching, learning, and academic leadership, and he has mentored educators nationwide and internationally on developing teaching and administrative portfolios. His work on portfolios--often in collaboration with Peter Seldin--include many articles and chapters in journal and book publications such as "The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching; The Department Chair; Phi Delta Kappan"; Seldin's "Changing Practices in Educating Teaching" (1999), "The Teaching Portfolio, Second Edition" (1997), "Improving College Teaching" (1995), "Successful Use of Teaching Portfolios" (1993); Roth's "Inspiring Teaching" (1997); and Wright's "Teaching Improvement Practices" (1995). He has also contributed to Seldin and Higgerson's "The Administrative Portfolio" (2002).

Wilbert J. McKeachie is Professor Emeritus and former chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. He is also a research scientist and past director of the University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. He has served as president of the American Psychological Association and of the American Association for Higher Education. He has also served as chair of the Committee on College and University Teaching, Research, and Publication of the American Association of University Professors. He speaks at workshops and conferences around the world and has published numerous articles in the United States and internationally.

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