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The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning is dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and assessing teaching effectiveness and student learning. In addition to the events listed below, we are always available for individual consultations or workshops designed specifically for your department or college.  *Many workshops can be applied towards the CITL teaching certificates. Learn more about our teaching certificates. 

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Developing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement for a Faculty Job Search

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
Location
Room 182, Armory Building
Date
Mar 1, 2022   9:30 - 11:00 am  
Speaker
Lucas Anderson, CITL
Cost
Free, but registration required
Registration
Click here to register
Contact
Lucas Anderson
E-Mail
lander23@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-4408
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Originating Calendar
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

What is this thing you’re supposed to include in your application? Some institutions call it a teaching philosophy, some a teaching statement, others a teaching philosophy statement, but more and more places require such a document from applicants for faculty positions.

I’ll be honest with you: your teaching philosophy statement is difficult to write, and different institutions want different things out of it. But there are some general rules you can follow to help your statement do its job of telling your future colleagues what kind of teacher you are and will be.

Come to this workshop to begin the process of identifying your teaching philosophy, deciding which parts of it belong in your statement, and avoiding common mistakes.

This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

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