IMED5811 Professional Portfolio

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2OnlineOnline
In this unit, students develop a professional teaching portfolio that details disciplinary and pedagogical activities, achievements and goals. This requires students to articulate their personal philosophy of teaching and to review, organise and document in a concise and cohesive manner portfolio content that illustrates activities and actions undertaken.
Students are able to (1) analyse and discuss statements of teaching philosophy; (2) develop a personal statement of teaching philosophy; (3) prepare an up to date curriculum vitae; (4) discuss areas of professional and personal development; and (5) discuss short, medium and long-term disciplinary and pedagogical goals.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) analysis of teaching philosophies; (2) develop a personal statement of teaching philosophy; and (3) professional teaching portfolio. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Ms Katrine Nehyba
Unit rules
IMED5801 Principles of Teaching and Learning
Contact hours
This class is conducted entirely online
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  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.