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Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2008/01/31 - 10:17am.

Awarding Body:

STUDENTS' UNION

Description:

Recognizes professors who make subject material come alive, who demonstrate concern and respect for students, and who are highly regarded and respected by the students they teach.

Nominations are made by students. The Teaching Excellence Awards are considered based solely on student evaluations, obtained through classroom visits. Excellent teachers are chosen for their ability to communicate broad and accurate knowledge of the subject matter, as well as on self-confidence, ability to create enthusiasm, success at challenging students, ability to cultivate creative thinking on the part of students, availability for consultation outside of class, and the fairness and consistency of their grading. Winners are chosen by a student panel.