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Negotiating A Teaching Philosophy, Judith Longfield Aug 2014

Negotiating A Teaching Philosophy, Judith Longfield

Centers for Teaching and Technology Staff Presentations

A teaching philosophy is a statement of your beliefs about teaching and learning. If you are preparing for tenure or promotion, or applying for a teaching award, you will need to make sure your teaching philosophy is as well prepared as possible. In this interactive series you’ll learn strategies to help you describe your approach to teaching and learning. Come prepared to write.

Judith Longfield is currently an Instructional Services Coordinator at Georgia Southern University and the winner of an Indiana University system-wide teaching award. In addition to helping faculty learn to teach effectively, her research interests include the ...


Critical Transitions In Faculty Learning: The Teaching Academy Story, Judith Longfield Mar 2014

Critical Transitions In Faculty Learning: The Teaching Academy Story, Judith Longfield

Centers for Teaching and Technology Staff Presentations

Parker Palmer speaks of the “privatization of teaching” as one of the factors that prevent faculty from growing “more fully into the demands of the teacher’s craft.” At the same time, new methodologies of teaching and learning are changing the landscape of higher education. Because of privatization, faculty and TA are often unaware of how learning works and continue to rely heavily on lecture. During this interactive session, participants will learn how an eight-week “course” known as the Teaching Academy transformed participants’ attitudes towards learning-centered teaching. By assuming the role of students while learning about teaching using these new ...