Teaching

From Allan Gitobu
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One of the most profound things you may do to someone else is teaching them something. Anything.

It was a great pleasure teaching my younger daughter how to ride a bike. It was also a very rewarding experience teaching my other daughter how to drive. I would say it is profoundly satisfying to help someone construct knowledge or find new meanings that are applicable to life situations. It is noble to teach.

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While it is great to teach, it is also worthwhile to learn how to teach. In my case, I have had satisfying teaching education through the Preparing Future Faculty program offered at Claremont Graduate University. I have had an opportunity to equip myself as a resourceful and informed teacher. In attending this program while I worked on my PhD, I was able to formulate my Teaching Philosophy. In it, I articulate my understanding of teaching and how I believe the process of knowledge construction should work. My Diversity Statement shows my viewpoints on diversity in our colleges. I have discussed my view of the evolution of teaching in response to the current times in the Integrative essay. As a technology teacher-scholar, I have shown a sample Sample syllabus on how I would conduct a database development class.