Teacher-Scholar Website Checklist
This checklist is part of CGU’s course titled PFF 531: Practicum & Portfolio.
Use this checklist to ensure that you understand and have demonstrated the course competencies to the best of your ability. The checklist has been divided into sections to help you focus on different parts of your syllabus each week.
· Each numbered item on the checklist is worth one point.
· Remember that the points are to give you formative feedback. You can continue to resubmit this assignment until you receive all the points.
· The course is graded as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory and all assignments must earn full points to earn a “Satisfactory” in the course.
Home Page: Your URL leads to a page with
information about you and a picture of you or one that represents you.
Contact Information: Your contact
information is a professional email or webform and is easily found either on
your Home Page or a Contact Page.
3. Teaching: You have a dedicated Teaching Page (and sub-pages if needed) to present your teaching. At a minimum it should include:
a. Teaching metaphor with a short explanation
b. Teaching Philosophy Statement
c. Diversity Statement
d. Sample syllabus
assignment with rubric
Research: You have a Research Page (and
sub-pages if needed) to present your scholarly interests and work. At a minimum
it should include a scholarly paragraph of your research interests and projects.
(Optional: you can also include your publications, presentations, book reviews,
5. Service or Professional Engagement: You have a Service or Professional Engagement page (and sub-pages if needed) to present your larger professional life and community engagements. At a minimum it should include:
a. Professional Associations
and Volunteer Work (This includes community volunteer work and service related
to college like committees, clubs, and groups. If you do not have anything to
add to this section, explain what you plan to do moving forward. This is
something colleges look for in their professors.)
Viewer Friendly Text: Your website is not
overly text heavy but has enough narrative to help the viewer understand the
pages. Text used is concise; you avoid long and wordy sentences. There is no
jargon. Text speaks directly to the viewer.
Relevant Images: Images and graphic
elements when used are clearly relevant to the page or text with which it is
Copyright: Images are copyright
free/permissioned for use in the public domain. Images are captioned with their
URL and/or permission to use citations.
9. ADA Compliance: Images are marked as decorative or have alt text that explains the image.(You can use this website to check for accessibility: www.webaccessibility.com)