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Introducing Teaching Portfolio in Medical Colleges: Scope and Components

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S. R. Shrivastava ,

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed to be University, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet District, Tamil Nadu, IN
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Member of the Medical Education Unit and Institute Research Council, Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute
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P. S. Shrivastava

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed to be University, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet District, Tamil Nadu, IN
About P. S.
Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute
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Abstract

The teachers working in a medical college set-up has to fulfill multiple roles, namely teaching, research, patient care, mentor as well as a learner. Teaching portfolio refers to set of materials which depict the teaching practice of a teacher, which in turn enriches the process of student learning and is being supported by evidence for the same. It is a dynamic document and represents information about teaching achievements, skills and strategies employed by teachers for facilitation of students' learning. The process of maintaining portfolio has to go hand-in-hand with the collection of evidence which infers about the quality of teaching. In conclusion, the practice of maintaining a teaching portfolio should be encouraged by all the medical colleges as this is bound to affect the professional growth of teachers, impact students' learning and also enhance the level of satisfaction while serving as a teacher in a medical college.

How to Cite: Shrivastava, S.R. and Shrivastava, P.S., 2020. Introducing Teaching Portfolio in Medical Colleges: Scope and Components. South-East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 14(2), pp.147–149. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/seajme.v14i2.247
Published on 31 Dec 2020.
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