Teaching Portfolio - jordan bartol

Nov 20, 2013 - I spoke to numerous undergraduate classes from all faculties as well as graduate/professional classes at the law and nursing schools.
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Teaching Portfolio (2009-present)

Jordan Bartol University of Leeds

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Teaching History Quantitative Student Evaluations (Guelph) Qualitative Student Evaluations (Guelph) Observation Report on Tutoring (Leeds) Report on Lecturing (Leeds) Student Evaluations of Tutoring (Leeds)

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1. Teaching History University of Windsor Role Years #Students #Courses Duties

Teaching Assistant 2007-09 100-250 per course 8 • Grading Essays & Examinations with substantive written and oral feedback • Office Hours 1-2hrs per week • 1:1 Consultation by appointment • Occasional Lecturing • Essay & Exam prep sessions

Courses 359 • Women, Knowledge, & Reality 129 • Contemporary Moral Issues* 110 • Introduction to Western Philosophy* 160 • Reasoning Skills 119 • Phil. & Popular Culture * = taught multiple times

University of Guelph Role Years #Students #Courses Duties

Graduate Teaching Assistant 2009-10 10-20 per seminar 3 x 2 Seminars • Planned and delivered 2x1hr Seminars per week • Graded all essays and examinations with feedback both written and oral • 1:1 Consultation by appointment • Syllabus Design (on PHIL 1010) • Office hours 2-4hrs per week

Courses 2100 • Critical Thinking 1010 • Introductory Phil: Social and Political Issues 1000 • Introductory Phil: Classic Texts

University of Leeds Role Years #Modules Duties

Occasional Lecturer 2012-present 3 • Preparation and delivery of lectures, including handouts and slides.

Role Years #Students #Courses Duties

Tutor 2012-13 10-15 per tutorial 2 • Planned and delivered 2x1hr Seminars per week • Graded all essays and examinations with feedback both written and oral

Courses 1009 • Philosophy of Science ‘Scientific Realism’ 3320 • History and Phil. of Biology ‘Models’ 1050 • Darwin, Germs, & the Bomb ‘Eugenics’ Courses 1001 • Introduction to Philosophy 1002 • Introduction to Ethics

Additional Experience 1) From 2007-09 I was the student liaison for the Academic Integrity Office at the University of Windsor (a position that I created). I was available to all instructors

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across the university for on-demand lectures concerning cheating, plagiarism, and essay writing. I spoke to numerous undergraduate classes from all faculties as well as graduate/professional classes at the law and nursing schools. 2) In 2010 I taught the plagiarism and essay-writing section of the GTA/TA training scheme at the University of Guelph. 3) In 2012 I completed a semester-long Tutor’s Training Workshop at the University of Leeds. That semester I was also the ‘Most Beloved Tutor’ in Philosophy/HPS, as judged by student evaluations (see p. 11).

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2. Quantitative Student Evaluations (aggregated) University of Guelph (2009-10) NB: This is an aggregated representation of the quantitative teaching feedback I received while teaching seminars at the University of Guelph. I am happy to supply the raw data on request. Qualitative feedback obtained from these same students is presented in the next document. Responses: 27 Courses: 2100 Critical Thinking (6) 1010 Introductory Philosophy: Social & Political Issues (9) 1000 Introductory Philosophy: Classic Texts (12) Overall Learning Clarity Stimulation Challenge Availability Assignments Assessment Responses Preparedness Organization

How would you rate your TA in terms of overall effectiveness as a teacher? How would you rate the seminar in terms of how much you learned? How effective was your TA in explaining ideas clearly? Please rate your TA’s ability to stimulate your interest in the course’s subject matter How successful was this seminar in challenging you to think? How