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Alan Blizzard Award for Co-operative Teaching

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2008/01/31 - 1:13pm.

Awarding Body:

SOCIETY FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Description:

Designed to stimulate and reward collaboration in teaching, and encourage and disseminate scholarship in teaching and learning. University teaching has for a long time been a solitary pursuit. But working independently is not always the best approach to teaching. There are many cases in which collaboration is the best way to get things done. Just as we espouse collaborative learning, we also encourage collaborative teaching. Even two people working together will gain more from their teaching than if they work alone.

Eligible collaborative projects must be designed to increase student learning. Preference will be given to projects that involve active learning (e.g., simulations, inquiry, self-directed learning, or project work) and have a potential impact beyond the originating department(s) or institution(s).