Tip Sheets: Career Development
In any endeavour, feedback provides direction for improvement
The teaching dossier can help you improve your teaching by allowing you to reflect upon your teaching philosophy, methods of teaching, and your students’ learning
This Teaching Tip Sheet provides numerous reflective prompts that will help instructors develop and deepen their understanding of themselves as teachers in order to help them develop a Teaching Philosophy Statement.
Keywords: teaching philosophy, beliefs, teaching skills, personal qualities, critical moments in teaching, reflection, reflective practice, career
Throughout history, mentors have helped to shape the development of their protegés
Graduate programs at Waterloo provide excellent opportunities for students to develop their research and teaching skills
It is not uncommon for graduate students to question their competencies, abilities, and accomplishments in the areas of research and teaching.
Most graduate students have an idea of how to create a curriculum vitae (CV)
Teaching is often reviewed for one of two purposes:
Whether delivering a presentation at an academic conference or giving a lecture, polished delivery skills can mean the difference between an effective presentation/lecture and an ineffective one. Following are some delivery tips to help you.
This tip sheet provides guidance on processing the results from your Student Course Perceptions (SCP) Surveys, formerly and colloquially referred to as course evaluations.
Supervision of undergraduate and graduate student research represents an important yet not often discussed component of an academic’s workload
Whether you are a new teaching assistant (TA) or an experienced TA for a course that is new to you, you need to know exactly what your responsibilities may be
The University of Waterloo’s Student Course Perceptions (SCP) survey includes ten core questions (individual faculties may seek to add additional questions)
To help you reflect on your teaching, you need some data