University Teaching Portfolios (EDPR5003)


.This unit is designed to help you consider, articulate, develop and evidence your teaching aims, practices and achievements in a compelling and scholarly way, informed by the institutional context. By drawing on the research about teaching excellence and exploring how others have crafted cases about teaching excellence, you will have opportunities to reflect on how your disciplinary context shapes your aims and approaches to teaching, the evidence about your teaching effectiveness, and the impact of your teaching on student learning. As a result of successfully completing this unit of study students should be able to apply an enhanced understanding for crafting an engaging and rigorous account of your teaching that you can adapt for different purposes, audiences and contexts.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x3hr meeting fortnightly, Fridays 1-3 pm and individual consultations


1x800wd self-assessment (10%); 1x700wd draft teaching portfolio (30%); and 1x3500wd final teaching portfolio (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


EDPR5011 or EDPR6012

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.