Resources for the Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Our own website, Presenting Your Teaching Experience, has a page on writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, which includes several writing exercises to get started, as well as samples from previous winners of the Duquesne University Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching. Although these pages are geared towards graduate students, they can be helpful for faculty as well.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement
CELT at Iowa State provides some general information on the reasons behind the teaching philosophy.

Writing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement
This website, from the Ohio State University's Office of Faculty and TA Development (FTAD), is part of a larger series on developing a teaching portfolio. Included on this page specifically are advice and guidelines on the format, style, and purpose, as well as many sample statements from OSU and other faculty and students.