ePortfolios for TAP Evaluation

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Guidelines for faculty ePortfolios for tenure and promotion evaluation

For official guidelines and full description of the Tenure and Promotion Procedures, please see the Office of the provost's CDFTP page.

ePortfolio Guides for Tenure and Promotion

The turotials below outline the process of preparing your eDossier on ePortfolio. For additional help, contact Julio Rodriguez or Samantha Egan. If you are in Dyson College, you may also contact Martina Blackwood.

Content to include on your Academic Materials page:

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Since CDFPT members each receive copies of your fact sheet and evaluations from your Department Chair and TAP/Personnel Committee, you need not include copies here
  • It is recommended that your CV be no longer than 15 pages

Executive Summary

  • Highlights your accomplishments and expertise in the areas of teaching, scholarship/research, professional/practicum (optional), and service
  • It is recommended that your summary be no more than 2 pages

Teaching Portfolio

Include two documents: your Teaching Statement and Supporting Evidence of Teaching

  • Teaching Statement:
    • Objective and subjective evidence of your abilities and effectiveness as a teacher
    • Generally includes a teaching philosophy, courses you developed, learning communities taught, general classroom strategies, methods used to assess and evaluate students, collaborative teaching opportunities with students, and future teaching goals
    • It is recommended that the statement be no longer than 20 pages
  • Supporting Evidence of Teaching:
    • Suggestions include course syllabi, examples of assessment matrices and/or rubrics, examples of student hand-outs, examples of review guides and exams, examples of student assignments, student evaluations, and teaching evaluations by peers

Scholarship/Research Portfolio

Include two documents: your Scholarship/Research Statement and Supporting Evidence of Scholarship/Research.

  • Scholarship/Research Statement
    • Objective evidence of your abilities and effectiveness as a scholar/researcher
    • Generally includes a scholarship/research philosophy; a description of your scholarship/research and its impact, influence, and importance in your discipline; work(s) in progress with anticipated completion dates; grants, applied for and received, or approved and not funded (substantiated by documents); presentations at academic or professional meetings or in seminars or forums for students, peers, or the public
    • Future scholarship/research goals
    • It is recommended that the statement be no longer than 20 pages
  • Supporting Evidence of Scholarship/Research:
    • List of your publications, presentations, and impact factor of journals and citation reports
    • Links to or a portable document file (PDF) of your published and/or graphic works. For books, you may wish to upload a PDF of the book title and a chapter or two that illustrates your work.
    • For faculty with tenure and applying for promotion, it is recommended that you separate your pre-tenure and post-tenure publications/presentations

Service Portfolio

  • Highlights your contribution to 1) your Department, School/College, and University (internal service); and 2) the professional and community levels (external service)
  • It is recommended that this section be no more than 10 pages

Professional/Practicum Portfolio (optional)

  • Section is optional and does not apply to the majority of disciplines
  • Faculty in nursing and some areas of business may find this section appropriate
  • Confer with Chair or Dean to determine if this section is applicable to you
  • It is recommended that this section be no more than 10 pages

Addendum

  • This section is reserved for information that is relevant to your tenure and/or promotion (e.g. accepted publications, presentations, and awards), and that occurred after the December 15th deadline for submission of your eDossier to the Provost’s Office