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PFF Requirements:

Attend the following required workshops:

  1. Models of Teaching/ Teaching Small and Large Classes
  2. Conflict Management in the Classroom

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements: N/A

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PFF Requirements:

Attend at least 3 of the following elective workshops:

  1. Learning Styles/ Teaching a Diverse Student Body
  2. Work-Life Balance/ Time-Management
  3. Develop a Professional Website & Online Presence
  4. Use of Canvas
  5. Creative Use of Technology in the Classroom
  6. How to Run a Meeting

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements: N/A

Folio 3

PFF Requirements:

  1. Student teaches at least one class period, lab session, or tutor session and receives feedback from professor/mentor and students
  2. Summarize feedback and draft a plan for improvement identifying the strengths and weaknesses and the skills and knowledge that need developing
  3. Student attends TA training provided by his/her department or The Graduate School
  4. Student observes at least 2 undergraduate courses
  5. Student writes a summary of what they learn about teaching from observing undergraduate courses

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

  1. Upload summary of feedback and plan for improvement
  2. Upload summary of observation experience

Mentor Requirements: Mentor helps prepare student for teaching class, observes teaching and provides feedback to mentee. Mentor might also offer student to observe an undergraduate course.

Folio 4

PFF Requirements

  1. Student attends the Using Assessment to Design Effective Courses and Syllabi Workshop
  2. Student completes 3 modules on student assessment:
    1. Identifying and Writing Student Learning Outcomes
    2. Gathering Performance Data and Using Rubrics
    3. Closing the Loop and Evaluating the Process
  3. Student writes a series of learning outcomes and develops a course syllabus in the discipline and submits to mentor for feedback
  4. Student revises syllabus with learning outcomes

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Upload revised syllabus with learning outcomes to portfolio

Mentor Requirements: Mentor provides feedback on draft of student learning outcomes and course syllabus

Folio 5

PFF Requirements:

  1. Student researches 2 current assessment practices, approaches, and/or theories that are relevant to his/her discipline
  2. Student applies for one of the PFL Awards using the research on innovative approaches to assessment

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Uploads PFL Award documents and application to portfolio

Mentor Requirements: N/A

Folio 6

PFF Requirements: Student completes a one-semester teaching assistantship

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

Mentor Requirements: N/A

Folio 7

PFF Requirements:

  1. Student attends two from meetings form the following options:
    • Department faculty meeting
    • Graduate Studies Committee Meeting
    • Faculty Senate Meeting
  2. Student writes a review of one of the meetings attended

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Upload review of meeting to portfolio

Mentor Requirements: N/A

Folio 8

PFF Requirements: Student locates websites of three different higher education institutions and writes an analysis of the differences between the mission and vision statements of a research university, liberal arts university, and a community college

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Upload analysis to portfolio

Mentor Requirements: N/A

Folio 9

PFF Requirements:

  1. Student spends roughly half a day with mentor in the discipline observing his/her activities and interviews the individual regarding his/her job responsibilities including: publication and service expectations and requirements, how to maintain a professional network, strategies for the tenure process, the differences between undergraduate and graduate faculty status, community engagement and public service, and applying for postdocs
  2. Student writes a reflection of the experience incorporating information from the interview

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Upload reflection to portfolio

Mentor Requirements: Mentor allows student to observe and interview them for half a day and discusses the roles, responsibilities and requirements of being a faculty member

Folio 10

PFF Requirements:

  1. Student goes through the process of locating relevant panels and conferences and submits an abstract for acceptance at an academic conference
  2. Student presents a poster at UNCG or N.C. A&T Research Expo and writes summary of the judge’s feedback and a plan for improvement
  3. Student identifies opportunities for funding in his/her discipline and writes a summary list of funding resources and processes
  4. Student attends at least 2 out of 4 workshops on Responsible Conduct of Research from the following:
    1. Human Subject Review
    2. Intellectual Property
    3. Authorship
    4. Discipline Specific Offerings

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

  1. Upload conference/panel abstract to portfolio
  2. Upload summary of feedback and plan for improvement to portfolio
  3. Upload funding summary and resource list to portfolio
  4. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements: Mentor might assist in identifying relevant conferences for student to submit to, or provide feedback on conference abstract or presentation. Mentor assists and advises student in identifying potential funding opportunities and agencies.

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PFF Requirements:

  1. Student attends workshop on preparation of CV and reviews 3 CVs provided by faculty members, department, or Career Services
  2. Student develops a CV and other required job documents for the discipline and has them reviewed by mentors
  3. Student attends workshop on applying and interviewing for academic jobs
  4. Student participates in a mock interview sponsored by The Graduate School, Career Services, or his/her academic department

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

  1. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops
  2. Uploads all revised job documents to portfolio
  3. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements: Mentor provides feedback on job documents and offers insights about applying and interviewing for academic jobs.

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PFP Requirements:

  1. Student submits all required forms and documents in the electronic portfolio for review to the PFL Coordinator
  2. Student makes any necessary changes and revisions for final approval
  3. Student receives official notification of completion of the PFL program

Portfolio Completion Requirements: Submits portfolio for review to PFL Coordinator

Mentor Requirements: N/A