Developing personal teaching philosophy. Teaching philosophies express your values and beliefs about teaching.
Purpose: Your personal teaching philosophy is a statement that demonstrates purposeful reflection about your teaching and communicates your goals as a teacher. It encourages you to articulate your personal theory of learning, a description of how you teach and justification for why you teach that way.
Teaching philosophies vary in length. For the purposes of this activity, you have a word limit of 500 words.
Format of Teaching Philosophy:
The text of your teaching philosophy is 500 words.
In a 6- to 7-page paper in APA format describe your personal approach to professional nursing practice. Be sure to address the following:
Which philosophy/conceptual framework/theory/middle-range theory describes nursing in the way you think about it? Discuss how you could utilize the philosophy/conceptual framework/theory/middle-range theory to organize your thoughts for critical thinking and decision making in nursing practice.
Formulate and discuss your personal definition of nursing, person, health, and environment.
Discuss a minimum of two beliefs and/or values about nursing that guide your own practice.
Analyze your communication style using one of the tools presented in the course. In your paper, discuss the strengths and weaknesses associated with your style of communication and the impact on your ability to collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary team.
On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA format.
Use this APA Citation Helper as a convenient reference for properly citing resources.
This handout will provide you the details of formatting your essay using APA style.
You may create your essay in this APA-formatted template