ELIGIBILITY:

Any current permanent full-time faculty member of a Newfoundland and Labrador public college program of studies, who is a member in good standing with the Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Newfoundland and Labrador (AETTNL) and teaches in a nationally accredited program of studies as recognized by the Canadian Technology Accredited Board.

CRITERIA:


1.) Exemplary teaching practices that combine excellence and innovation to maximize students’ assimilation of the subject matter

This may include:

  • adaptability of one’s teaching for a diverse student population
  • participating in workshops, seminars, and professional associations
  • expertise in classroom instruction, student consultation and thesis supervision, course design, curriculum development and innovative teaching methods

2.) Impact on students and the profession

This may include:

  • ability to establish appropriate relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • student feedback which indicates teaching excellence and student satisfaction
  • statements from colleague/administrators/students who have observed teaching

3. Effective use of the environment in which the nominee teaches

This may include:

  • demonstrating initiative and success in implementing learning outside the classroom
  • making use of resources in the community, g. guest speakers, field trips, etc. to enhance learning
  • using elements in the environment creatively to facilitate the learning process

INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit the following nomination form to the 2018-2019 Teaching Excellence Award Committee, at the above noted address. In addition to the nomination form, the following documents must be submitted to the Committee, c/o Registrar in a sealed envelope, on or by October 4, 2019.

  1. A SUBMISSION JUSTIFYING THE NOMINATION (2 TO 3 PAGES Maximum ) WHICH INCLUDES A SUMMARY IN POINT FORM HIGHLIGHTING MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO TEACHING EXCELLENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION.
  2. ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION SUCH AS:
  • LETTERS OF SUPPORT FROM STUDENTS (MANDATORY; 2 OR MORE STUDENT NOMINATIONS)
  • LETTER OF SUPPORT FROM THE NOMINEE’S ACADEMIC SUPERVISOR (MANDATORY)
  • LETTERS OF SUPPORT FROM COLLEAGUES
  • EXAMPLES OF EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COLLEGE AND/OR TECHNICAL EDUCATION
  • THE CANDIDATE’S C.V. (REQUIRED)