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Call for Nominations - 2021 President's Excellence in Teaching Awards

The deadline for submission is Fri., Feb. 5

The Committee on Effective Teaching, in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning, requests nominees for the President's Excellence in Teaching Awards for 2021.  In considering outstanding teachers in your units, please keep in mind the criteria for each award as outlined below.

Please use the following survey link to submit your nominations:  CLICK HERE.

  • To make your nominations, you will need to know the first and last names of your nominees, the appropriate Award categories, and how many you are nominating in each category.  Awards and criteria for eligibility are described below.
  • Nominees do not benefit from being nominated by more than one person.
  • Please note this is not an anonymous survey.  Please do not send this survey to Undergraduates.  Nominations are accepted from administration, teaching staff, faculty, and graduate students.

 

Nominations will be accepted until the close of business on Friday, February 5, 2021.  Thereafter, each candidate will be contacted and asked to supply documentation in support of their candidacy.  A committee appointed in conjunction with the Committee on Effective Teaching will recommend ​prospective winners to the President in March.

Descriptions - President’s Teaching Excellence Awards

1.  President’s Teaching Excellence Award in Undergraduate Instruction for tenure-system faculty members: this award recognizes sustained excellence in undergraduate instruction, including innovation in approaches to teaching and the overall impact on student learning.  To be eligible, faculty members must have taught on the UTD campus for a minimum of 5 years and have not won this award in the previous 10 years.

 2.  President’s Teaching Excellence Award in Undergraduate Instruction for non-tenure-system faculty members: this award recognizes sustained excellence in undergraduate instruction, including innovation in approaches to teaching and the overall impact on student learning.  To be eligible, faculty members must have taught on the UTD campus for a minimum of 3 years and have not won this award in the previous 10 years.

 3.  President’s Teaching Excellence Award in Graduate/Professional Instruction: this award recognizes sustained excellence in graduate or professional program instruction, including innovation in approaches to teaching and the overall impact on student learning.  To be eligible, faculty members must have taught on the UTD campus for a minimum of 5 years (including at least one graduate or professional course for four semesters) and have not won this award in the previous 10 years.

 4.  President’s Teaching Excellence Award in Online/Blended Instruction: this award recognizes excellence in the design and delivery of courses in online or blended formats, including innovation in course development, effective use of technology and media, and overall positive impact on student learning.  To be eligible, faculty members must have taught at least 3 courses in an online (course delivered 85-100% online) or blended (course delivered 50-84% online) format in the last 3 years and have not won this award in the previous 10 years.

 5.  President’s Teaching Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants: this award recognizes exceptional instructional performance by a graduate teaching assistant.  To be eligible, graduate students must have served as a teaching assistant for a minimum of 2 semesters on the UTD campus.  Each nominee will need at least one letter of support from a faculty member, submitted by the faculty member using a link in the Faculty Resources organization in eLearning. 

Please use the following survey link to submit your nominations:  CLICK HERE.

Friday, February 5 at 10:00am

Virtual Event

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to ADACoordinator@utdallas.edu. All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Ceremonies, Honors & Awards

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, International Students

Topic

Research, Career and Professional Development

Tags

teaching, Graduate Students, ctl

Department
Graduate Studies
Hashtag

#CTL

Contact Information
Center for Teaching and Learning
CTL@utdallas.edu
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