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Applications and Nominations Sought for 2014 Innovations in Teaching and Learning Awards

Posted 04/26/2014
Submitted by T Stores
Category: Reminders

Applications Due May 23, 2014

Award Description: The Innovations in Teaching and Learning Awards recognize innovative assignments and activities, in or out of the classroom, that positively impact student learning. Faculty who team-teach courses may apply as a team.

Who May Be Nominated: Any full-time faculty member from any school or college regardless of rank or tenure status. 

Who May Nominate: Self-nominations are welcomed, as well as nominations by colleagues, students, chairs, deans, etc.

Application Packets:

• A nominee-prepared, one-page description of the innovation. This should include teaching/learning goals and evidence of effectiveness.

• Student evaluations (must include qualitative comments, not only numbers) relevant to the innovation.

• One to three letters from chair or colleagues. These should specifically address the innovation rather than the nominee’s general teaching ability.

The Prize: $500 in faculty development funds, presented at the annual August meeting of faculty and staff.

Contact: Please send application materials as one PDF file directly to T. Stores, Distinguished Teaching Humanist, at the Department of English, Auerbach 212D, or via email at The deadline for nominations is May 23, 2014. For more information, contact Stores via email or at 860.768.4938.