Beyond striving to ensure that students learn the fundamental content of the courses, the objectives as any professor should be: (a) to foster critical thinking skills; (b) to facilitate the acquisition of lifelong learning skills; and (c) to prepare students to function as highly skilled and competent communicators across the scope of their career. Furthermore, my overall teaching philosophy is based on two principles, which are supported extensively in the literature, constructivist, and social cognitive theory.
"My Personal Teaching Philosophy: A Commentary,"
Journal of Research Initiatives:
2, Article 11.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol1/iss2/11