Teaching Portfolio Links of Interest
The Ohio State University
Excellent overview to portfolios, including a description of different kinds and the characteristics of effective portfolios.
University of Texas at Austin
Clear and concise outline of the steps for compiling a portfolio, an extensive list of materials that can be included, and examples of a short teaching philosophy and interpretation of student evaluations.
University of Texas at El Paso
Sample Teaching Portfolios: A variety of online teaching portfolios From the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning (CETaL)
University of Washington
“Guidelines for the preparation and use of teaching portfolios.” At the bottom of each page are links to additional pages including ones with resources and tools, and information on developmental teaching portfolios as well as evaluative teaching portfolios for promotion and tenure.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Useful advice on constructing a teaching portfolio, including teaching roles and responsibilities, teaching statements, and evidence of effective—check out the links in this section to see an example of how to summarize teaching evaluations.
Iowa State University Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching
This page has a nice annotated bibliography on teaching portfolios and related topics.
Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Institute
For a brief, two-page overview of teaching portfolios, this resource from is a good place to start. Included is a one-page annotated bibliography of leading print references.
A 12-page handbook for faculty and graduates students, The Teaching Portfolio from Brown University contains steps on how to create a teaching portfolio.Includes a short appendix with outline examples.
University of Toronto
This 11-page guide from the contains five activities that walk lecturers, librarians and graduate students through the process of creating a course portfolio.
Carnegie Mellon University
This “how to” guide, entitled Guidelines for Teaching Portfolios. The first eight pages contain tips on creating portfolio, and the remaining 167 pages contain real examples of teaching statements, classroom rubrics, and other materials that might be included in a teaching portfolio.
University of Michigan
The Teaching Portfolio is an eight-page occasional paper from the . In addition to basic information on portfolios, it includes information on how they are evaluated, plus a peer review rubric. Also of value is the one-page list of 49 items which might be included in a portfolio.
This guide to “Developing a Teaching Portfolio” from features suggestion on how to create and organize your first portfolio, as well as six steps to follow. Included are tips on writing a teaching philosophy and a diagnostic statement about teaching.
From the Tomorrow’s Professor Listserve, you can accesses Chapter 3, “Preparing the Teaching Portfolio,” from Peter Seldin, J. Elizabeth Miller, and Clement A. Seldin’s book, The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions. You will need to type “1076” in the box in the upper left-hand corner where you can search the listings by number.
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