Learning Module: Developing Your Teaching Dossier
6 open-access lessons
2 – 4 hours
Developing your teaching dossier
In higher education, teaching dossiers are a requirement for many job applications, promotion and/or tenure, and teaching award nominations. Developing a teaching dossier can be a transformative experience as it provides the opportunity to reflect upon, explore, and document your experiences, philosophy, approaches, and effectiveness.
Developing a teaching dossier takes significant time to prepare. This module has been designed to guide you through the reflective and transformative process outlined in the D O S S I E R Model: Develop your dossier; Organize, prepare and identify your purpose; State your teaching philosophy statement; Situate your teaching context; Identify you teaching approaches; Exhibit selected evidence of effectiveness and accomplishments; and Review, reflect and summarize your dossier including future goals for growth and development.
This is a guide only and your department, faculty, or institution may have specific requirements to follow.
In this module, you will find:
- 5 worksheets
- 3 downloadable PDFs
- 1 video
- Assorted examples and templates
- Additional reading and resources
D O S S I E R model
You will be able to
- Develop your teaching dossier
- Organize and identify your purpose
- State your teaching philosophy
- Situate your teaching context
- Identify the components of your dossier
- Exhibit evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Review and summarize