The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions / Edition 4

The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions / Edition 4

by Peter Seldin, J. Elizabeth Miller, Clement A. Seldin
     
 

Praise for The Teaching Portfolio

"This new edition of a classic text has added invaluable, immediately useful material. It's a must-read for faculty, department chairs, and academic administrators." —Irene W. D. Hecht, director, Department Leadership Programs, American Council on Education

"This book offers a wealth of wisdom and materials. It contains

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Praise for The Teaching Portfolio

"This new edition of a classic text has added invaluable, immediately useful material. It's a must-read for faculty, department chairs, and academic administrators." —Irene W. D. Hecht, director, Department Leadership Programs, American Council on Education

"This book offers a wealth of wisdom and materials. It contains essential knowledge, salient advice, and an immediately useful model for faculty engaged in promotion or tenure." —Raymond L. Calabrese, professor of educational administration, The Ohio State University

"The Teaching Portfolio provides the guidelines and models that faculty need to prepare quality portfolios, plus the standards and practices required to evaluate them." —Linda B. Nilson, director, Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation, Clemson University

"Focused on reflection, sound assessment, and collaboration, this inspiring and practical book should be read by every graduate student, faculty member, and administrator." —John Zubizarreta, professor of English, Columbia College

"All the expanded and new sections of this book add real value, but administrators and review committees will clearly benefit from the new section on how to evaluate portfolios with a validated template." —Barbara Hornum, director, Center for Academic Excellence, Drexel University

"This book is practical, insightful, and immediately useful. It's an essential resource for faculty seeking promotion/tenure or who want to improve their teaching." —Michele Stocker-Barkley, faculty, Department of Psychology, Kishwaukee Community College

"The Teaching Portfolio has much to say to teachers of all ranks, disciplines, and institutions. It offers a rich compendium of practical guidelines, examples, and resources." —Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Associate Provost for Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts Amherst

"Teaching portfolios help our Board on Rank and Tenure really understand the quality and value of individual teaching contributions." —Martha L. Wharton, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs and Diversity, Loyola University, Maryland

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470538098
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2010
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
908,720
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorv
About the Contributorsvi
Prefacexiv
Part IThe Teaching Portfolio: Purpose, Process, and Product
1The Teaching Portfolio2
2Preparing the Teaching Portfolio5
3Choosing Items for the Teaching Portfolio10
4Using the Teaching Portfolio15
5Answers to Common Questions About the Teaching Portfolio23
Part IIElectronic Teaching Portfolios
6Making Good Work Public Through Electronic Teaching Portfolios36
Part IIIHow Portfolios Are Used in Seven Institutions
7The Teaching Portfolio Program at Drexel University52
8Using Multiple Pathways to Foster Portfolio Development at Miami University of Ohio61
9Developing and Implementing the Teaching Portfolio at Oxford College of Emory University71
10Teaching Portfolios at Pace University: A Culture in Transition77
11The Teaching Portfolio at Rutgers University84
12Teaching Portfolios at Texas A&M University: Reflections on a Decade of Practice92
13Teaching Portfolios at the University of Evansville101
Part IVKeeping the Portfolio Current
14Strategies for Updating and Improving the Teaching Portfolio112
15Key Points on Teaching Portfolio Revisions and Updates118
Part VSample Portfolios From Across Disciplines
Accounting
16Joseph G. Donelan, University of West Florida133
Bioscience and Biotechnology
17Shivanthi Anandan, Drexel University142
Communication Studies/Communication Sciences and Disorders
18Abbey L. Berg, Pace University151
19Kathleen A. McDonough, State University of New York College at Fredonia159
Classical Languages and Literature
20Bridget Thomas, Truman State University168
Design, Merchandising, and Textiles
21Sally L. Fortenberry, Texas Christian University177
Education
22Amy E. Seldin, Westfield State College188
23Clement A. Seldin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst196
English
24Mary Barrows, Barton County Community College204
25Jane Collins, Pace University213
26Saundra K. Liggins, State University of New York College at Fredonia224
27Alan Shepard, University of Guelph231
Geology
28Stephen W. Henderson, Oxford College of Emory University241
Instructional and Performance Technology
29Karen L. Rasmussen, University of West Florida251
Mathematics
30William J. Robinson, Barton County Community College261
31Janet Liou-Mark, New York City College of Technology270
Music
32Kay L. Edwards, Miami University282
Nursing
33Kathryn A. Ballou, University of Missouri, Kansas City294
Physics
34Curtis C. Bradley, Texas Christian University305
Religion
35Barbara A. B. Patterson, Emory University313
Sociology
36Arthur B. Shostak, Drexel University322
Theatre Arts
37Margaret Mitchell, University of the Incarnate Word333
Bibliography344
Index347

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