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  • Amobi, F. A. (2003). Reflections on the transformation in a teacher educator's teaching of educational philosophy. Teacher Education Quarterly, 30(3), 23-32. Ubc-elink.png
  • Beatty, J. E., Leigh, J. S. A., & Dean, K. L. (2009). Finding our roots: An exercise for creating a personal teaching philosophy statement. Journal of Management Education, 33(1), 115-130. Ubc-elink.png
  • Beatty, J. E., Leigh, J. S. A., & Dean, K. L. (2009). Philosophy rediscovered: Exploring the connections between teaching philosophies, educational philosophies, and philosophy. Journal of Management Education, 33(1), 99-114. Ubc-elink.png
  • Chism, N. V. N. (1998). Developing a philosophy of teaching statement. Toward the Best in the Academy, 9(3) Ubc-elink.png
  • Chonko, L. B. (2007). A philosophy of teaching...and more. Journal of Marketing Education, 29(2), 111-121. Ubc-elink.png
  • Coppola, B. P. (2002). Writing a statement of teaching philosophy: Fashioning a framework for your classroom. Journal of College Science Teaching, 31(7), 448-53. Ubc-elink.png
  • Ellis, D., & Griffin, G. (2000). Developing a teaching philosophy statement: A special challenge for graduate students. Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, 7(1), 85-92. Ubc-elink.png
  • Goodyear, G. E. & Allchin, D. (1998). Statements of teaching philosophy. In M. Kaplan. (Ed.), To Improve the Academy, Vol. 17 (pp. 103-122). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press. Available at the CTLT Resource Room.
  • Gritter, A., & University of Southern Maine, Center for,Education Policy. (2005). Belief drives action: How teaching philosophy affects technology use in the classroomCenter for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation. Ubc-elink.png
  • Haile, J. M. (2005). The way of the teacher. Central, SC: Macatea Productions. Ubc-elink.png
  • Kearns, K.D. and Subino Sullivan, C. (2011). Resources and practices to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows write statements of teaching philosophy. Advances in Physiology Education, 35, 136-145. Available open access here..
  • Mambetaliev, A. (2007). My teaching philosophyOnline Submission. Permalink.svg Permalink
  • Pike, B., & Others, A. (1997). Philosophy of teaching: Developing a statement that thrives in the classroom. Clearing House, 70(3), 125-28. Ubc-elink.png
  • Pratt, D. D. (2005). Personal philosophies of teaching: A false promise? Academe, 91(1), 32-35. Ubc-elink.png
  • Pryor, C. R., Sloan, K., & Amobi, F. (2007). Three professors' teaching philosophy of education: Strategies and considerations for undergraduate courses. Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 7(1), 77-101.Ubc-elink.png
  • Rando, W. C., & Menges, R. J. (1991). How practice is shaped by personal theories. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, (45), 7-14. This Journal is Available at the UBC Library
  • Schönwetter, D. J., Sokal, L., Friesen, M. & Taylor, K. L. (2002). Teaching philosophies reconsidered:A conceptual model for the development and evaluation of teaching philosophy statements. The International Journal for Academic Development, 7(1), 83 - 97. Ubc-elink.png
  • Stacey, E., & Wiesenberg. (2007). A study of face-to-face and online teaching philosophies in canada and australia. Journal of Distance Education, 22(1), 19-40. Ubc-elink.png
  • Titus, P. A., & Gremler, D. D. (2010). Guiding reflective practice: An auditing framework to assess teaching philosophy and style. Journal of Marketing Education, 32(2), 182-196.Ubc-elink.png
  • Wiesenberg, F. P., & Stacey, E. (2008). Teaching philosophy: Moving from face-to-face to online classrooms. Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, 34(1), 63-79. Ubc-elink.png

Online Resources

  • How to Produce a Teaching Portfolio: Extracts from the book by Peter Seldin: "The Teaching Portfolio - A practical guide to improved performance and promotion/tenure decisions. 2nd ed." Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing, 1997.
  • TPI - Teaching Perspectives Inventory An online tool enabling instructors to examine and summarize their thoughts with respect to teaching - possibly helpful in crafting an individualized "teaching philosophy" statement.

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