The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

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10/14 – Informal Statement of Teaching Philosophy Discussion

On the heels of this week’s Drafting a Statement of Teaching Philosophy workshop the Teaching and Learning Center will be hosting an informal session next Wednesday, October 14, from 5:30-7:00pm, where students crafting such statements can meet for feedback and conversation from each other and attending TLC staff.

Please indicate your interest in this session by filling out this form:

Below are some guiding questions to work through before attending that session:

  • What’s the most important element of your teaching, and how can you highlight that?
  • What open questions do you have about your approach to drafting this statement?
  • What’s a specific example of an assignment or experience from your teaching that reflects your philosophy?

You may also schedule a consultation with the Writing Center to talk through your statement via this link:

TLC staff are also available to meet with you to talk about approaches to your statement, or any other matters related to your teaching. To request an appointment, please visit