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Waitlisted: Creating a Teaching Dossier

This session is now full and a waitlist has been created.   

*Open to faculty and instructors only

Dr. Suzanne Le-May Sheffield
Director, Centre for Learning and Teaching

Two part workshop: May 27 and 28

The teaching dossier (or portfolio) is widely used by university academic staff to document their teaching skills and responsibilities and to provide evidence of the quality of their teaching practice. In many faculties and departments at Dalhousie, candidates for appointment, re-appointment, tenure, or promotion are required to submit a teaching dossier as part of their application. In addition, faculty and graduate students may be preparing a dossier for job applications.  Beyond these purposes, the act of compiling a dossier requires university teachers to closely examine their teaching practice—an exercise that can help to identify strengths and challenges and guide plans for teaching enhancement and innovation.  This workshop series will provide you with opportunities to think and talk about your approaches to teaching and learning and will outline how to present your ideas and experiences to best effect in the context of a teaching dossier.  Particular emphasis and attention will be paid to conceptualizing and writing a teaching philosophy.

Both sessions will take place in the Killam Library, Room B400 from 9:00 am to noon.

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Teaching dossier resources






Killam Library, Room B400



Additional Information




Michelle Soucy
Communications and Event Planning Officer
Centre for Learning and Teaching
Tel: (902) 494-6641
Email: clt@dal.ca