How can I craft a statement that conveys my teaching effectiveness and potential, and my ability to be self-reflective?
- Resources from Ohio State University’s University Center for the Advancement of Teaching
NB: The section entitled "Guidance on Writing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement" may be especially helpful.
- Resources from the University of Michigan’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
NB: The CRLT Occasional Papers on "Writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy for the Academic Job Search" and “Rubrics for Statements of Teaching Philosophy” may be especially helpful.
- "Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement" by Lee Haugen (from Iowa State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning)
- "Statements of Teaching Philosophy" by Gail E. Goodyear & Douglas Allchin (from University of Texas – El Paso’s Center for Effective Teaching and Learning)
- “4 Steps to a Memorable Teaching Philosophy Statement” by James Lang (from The Chronicle of Higher Education)
- By graduate students and postdocs, written for a Preparing for Future Faculty Seminar at the University of Michigan’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
- By faculty and graduate students, from Ohio State University’s Center for the Advancement of Teaching
Sheridan Center Support
- Academic Career Consultations: Teaching Philosophy Statements & Teaching Portfolios
- Teaching Portfolio Collection (in the Center’s Resource Library)
(Each portfolio includes a teaching philosophy statement.)
Other pages that might be of interest