Teaching and Supervision looks at issues you might face in both teaching undergraduates and in the supervision of graduate research students. This book is not a pedagogical instruction manual - there are plenty of those around, both good and bad. Rather, the focus is on presenting explanations and possible strategies designed to make your teaching and supervision work less burdensome, more rewarding (for you and your students) and manageable.
In this chapter we attend to some issues that are central to your work as a teacher - developing your teacher identity, building your teaching portfolio and managing your time.
Developing yourself as a teacher
You should aim to plan the development of your experience and profile as a teacher in exactly the same proactive way as you should your research (see ...