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EDPR5003: University Teaching Portfolios

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:


Code EDPR5003
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
EDPR5001 and EDPR5002
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. critically reflect on your own teaching practice in terms of your disciplinary context, challenges, approach, rationale, reflections, and evidence of achievements
  • LO2. articulate the qualities of teaching excellence through examining the scholarly literature and unpacking successful cases of teaching excellence
  • LO3. use the scholarly literature on teaching and learning (from your discipline's education literature and/or from higher education generally) to examine your (and others') case for teaching excellence
  • LO4. demonstrate how your teaching practice is informed by different types of evidence, which you have gathered and critically assessed
  • LO5. communicate effectively about your teaching to academic colleagues.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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