Salt Lake City, Utah
June 20, 2004
June 20, 2004
June 23, 2004
9.405.1 - 9.405.5
Developing and Articulating Your Teaching Philosophy
Albert Lozano-Nieto, PhD Penn State University Wilkes-Barre Campus P.O. Box PSU Lehman, PA 18627
Phone: (570) 675-9245 FAX: (570): 675-7713 email: AXL17@psu.edu
ABSTRACT The development and articulation of a Teaching Philosophy is a requirement that both, newer and more seasoned engineering educators are being increasingly asked to produce as the building block of their professional careers. New Engineering Educators need to incorporate a strong Teaching Philosophy as part of their promotion and tenure dossiers, while more experienced educators will use it for advancement and promotion. In both cases, a clear and meaningful Teaching Philosophy is a critical point at the time of being considered for employment at another institution.
This paper addresses the author’s visions and experiences in the development of a Teaching Philosophy that conveys his own personal visions of the University and Department while gives the audience a framework to develop their own. There are four main critical points that educators need to consider at the time of developing their teaching philosophies, summarized below:
a) Their objectives in teaching. b) Tools and methods used to achieve those objectives c) Tools and methods used to measure the achievement of objectives d) The self-reflection on why teaching is important for them
The goal of this paper is to analyze each one of these critical points, guiding faculty members towards building a document consistent with their interests and institutional mission.
“Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition Copyright © 2004, American Society for Engineering Education”
Lozano, A. (2004, June), Developing And Articulating Your Teaching Philosophy Paper presented at 2004 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. 10.18260/1-2--13659
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