Sample teaching philosophies and dossiers

Teaching dossiers and philosophy  statements allow educators to reflect on their teaching and educational leadership beliefs, their approaches to teaching and efficacy in the classroom. 

See sample teaching philosophy statements and dossiers from the University of Calgary Teaching Academy below. 

Teaching dossiers

Leslie Reid 
2014 Promotion to Teaching Professor 
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Reed Ferber
2016 Promotion to Professor
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Sally St. George
2017 University of Calgary Teaching Award
Full-Time Academic Staff (Professor) 
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Erin Quinn and Stephanie Bartlett
2019 Team Teaching Award
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Aubrey Hanson
2019 Tenure and Promotion to Assistant Professor 
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Meredith Brockway
2020 Sessional Instructors
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Chelsea Klinke
2020 Graduate Assistants (Teaching)
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David Pattison
2020 Full-Time Academic Staff (Professor)
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Erin Sullivan
2020 Full Time Academic Staff (Senior Instructor) 
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Houston Peschl 
2020 Full-Time Academic Staff (Instructor)
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Jean-François Richer
2020 Full-Time Academic Staff (Associate Professor)
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Man-Wai Chu
2020 Full-Time Academic Staff (Assistant Professor)
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Teaching philosophy statements

Heather Addy
2014 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Senior Instructor)
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Fabiola Aparicio-Ting
2018 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Instructor)
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Mayi Arcellana-Panlilio
2017 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Senior Instructor)
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Jessica Ayala
2017 Award for Teaching in Online Environments
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Isabelle Barrette-Ng
2018 Award for Educational Leadership (Individual, Informal Role)
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Soren Boysen and Serge Chalhoub
2015 Award for Team Teaching
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Carmen Braden
2014 Award for Graduate Assistants (Teaching)
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Tracey Clancy and Rita Lisella
2014 Award for Team Teaching
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Susanne Cote
2015 Award for Sessional Instructors
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Anne Marie Dorland
2017 Award for Graduate Assistants (Teaching)
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Marina Fischer
2018 Award for Continuing and Professional Education
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Kyla Flanagan
2015 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Instructor)
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Taryn M. Graham
2017 Award for Graduate Assistants (Teaching)
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Aubrey Hanson
2018 Award for Teaching in Online Environments
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Health Champions Committee
2018 Award for Educational Leadership (Group)
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Jalal Kawash
2018 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Teaching Professor)
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Don MacMillan
2017 Award for Librarians, Archivists and Curators
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Ken MacMillan
2014 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Professor)
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2015 Award for Educational Leadership (Informal role)
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Adam McCrimmon
2015 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Assistant Professor)
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Rajeev Nair
2018 Award for Experiential Learning Initiatives
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Mike Paget
2017 Award for Non-Academic Staff (Individual)
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Colby Regel
2018 Award for Graduate Assistants (Teaching)
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Roots of Resilience
2017 Award for Educational Leadership (Group)
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Maria Soos-Gonczol
2018 Award for Non-Academic Staff (Individual)
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Sally St. George
2017 Award for Full-Time Academic Staff (Professor)
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Mehrnoosh Tahani
2018 Award for Graduate Assistants (Teaching)
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