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Principal's Teaching and Learning Awards

These awards are intended to celebrate teaching excellence and to increase trans-disciplinary exposure to exemplars in teaching and the diverse ways in which the student learning experience is enhanced by educators and educational supports at Queen’s. This happens at the at the course level, through focusing on teaching of strategic university goals as well as through individual and group efforts outside of specific courses, at the program or university-level.

Goals:

• To increase recognition of teaching excellence in strategic areas of teaching and learning at Queen's
• To extend recognition of teaching and learning excellence beyond individual courses to groups of courses and to
   those who support Queen's educators, students and our teaching and learning culture
• To collaborate across Queen's strategic directions and educational services and supports

Awards:

Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award

Sponsored and coordinated by The Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs

The most recent recipient is:

2016 Aphra Rogers, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: vpdean.sa@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form The Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs at vpdean.sa@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award Information and Helpful Resources HANDOUT (PDF, 401KB)

This award has been established by the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs, Queen’s University, in recognition of the high level of service and commitment to students and student wellbeing exemplified by Dr. Condra during his 30 years at the university. He served as the Director of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (now Student Wellness Services) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology.

To learn more about the Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award

Nomination Guidelines and Procedures

The Michael Condra Outstanding Student Services Award will be presented annually to a member of Queen’s faculty or staff who has consistently provided outstanding service to students, other than in a teaching role.

This award has been established by the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs, Queen’s University, in recognition of the high level of service and commitment to students and student wellbeing exemplified by Dr. Condra during his 30 years at the university. He served as the Director of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (now Student Wellness Services) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology.

Award Criteria

Nominations may be submitted by any member of the Queen’s community and by any combination of students, faculty and staff. A strong nomination will demonstrate:

  • Breadth of impact;
  • Contributions above and beyond what would normally be expected within scope of nominee’s role;
  • How and why students have benefited from service;
  • Length and nature of contribution;
  • Why the actions enhanced the student learning experience; and
  • Broad support for nomination.

A nomination should include:

  1. a completed nomination form; (Word, 41kb)
  2. a nomination letter that clearly outlines how the nominee has provided outstanding service to students; and
  3. two supporting letters that provide specific examples of the outstanding service as outlined in the criteria.

A call for nominations will be posted on the Student Affairs Website, the CTL bulletin and in the print and on-line Gazette.

NOTE: Nominees will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy of the letter.

Selection Process

The committee will be chaired by the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs and will be comprised of one faculty member, an undergraduate student, a graduate student and a staff member from Student Affairs. The committee will be guided in its adjudication by an assessment rubric based on the criteria for the award.

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: vpdean.sa@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form The Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs at vpdean.sa@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: The recipient of this award will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy.  Only the Nominators will be notified regarding unsuccessful nominations.

Helpful Resources

Recognition

Recipients will:

• Be presented with the award at a high-profile event;
• Be recognized by name on the Mike Condra Award plaque;
• Receive $2,000 toward attendance at a conference or educational opportunity related to student support; and
• Be featured in Queen’s communication vehicles and on the Student Affairs website, among others.

Past Winners

2016 Aphra Rogers, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
2015 Helen Connop, Faculty of Law

Promoting Student Inquiry Teaching Award

Sponsored and coordinated by The Queen's Library

The most recent recipient is:

2016 Steven Maynard, Department of History

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: drueryj@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m..

FINAL DEADLINE: All nomination packages should be sent electronically in PDF format to the Selection Committee at  academic.services@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

Promoting Student Inquiry Award Information and Helpful Resources HANDOUT (PDF, 424KB)

The Teaching Award for Promoting Student Inquiry recognizes innovative instructional design which enables active student engagement in learning.

This award honours faculty and/or staff (individuals or teams) from any Faculty, School or Department. This award may not be conferred every year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

To learn more about the Promoting Student Inquiry Teaching Award

The Teaching Award for Promoting Student Inquiry recognizes innovative instructional design which enables active student engagement in learning.

This award honours faculty and/or staff (individuals or teams) from any Faculty, School or Department. This award may not be conferred every year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

Nomination Criteria

Nominations will be assessed on evidence that the innovative instructional design enables students to:

  • Take active control of their own learning
  • Determine what they need to learn
  • Identify resources and how best to learn from them
  • Use those resources and report on their own learning
  • Think critically
  • Reflect on and assess their progress in learning
  • Share what they have learned through some form of scholarly communication

Nomination Process

Nominations may be submitted by any combination of students, faculty, and staff colleagues, Department Heads or Deans. Self-nominations will also be considered.

A nomination should include:

  1. A completed nomination form (Word, 50kb)
  2. A nomination package, no longer than 5 pages, that outlines how the innovative instructional design meets the criteria
  3. Two (2) letters of support for the nomination (ideally from a variety of stakeholders) addressing the criteria
  4. A copy of the syllabus for the course or description of the lab or project in which the instructional design is applied.

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: drueryj@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

All nomination packages should be sent electronically in PDF format to the Selection Committee at  academic.services@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: The recipient of this award will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy.  Only the Nominators will be notified regarding unsuccessful nominations.

Helpful Resources

Selection Committee

The committee is chaired by the Vice-Provost and University Librarian or delegate and comprised of one faculty member, one librarian, an undergraduate student, a graduate student and a member of the Centre for Teaching and Learning. The committee will be guided in its adjudication by an assessment rubric, (PDF, 362kb) which will be made available to applicants, based on the criteria for the award.

Recognition

Winners will:

  • Be presented with the award certificate at a high profile teaching and learning event
  • Receive $2000 toward attendance at a conference to present their innovation or to reinvest in related activities
  • Be featured in a video on the I@Q website
  • Be recognized with a plaque with recipients name in Stauffer Library

Past Winners

2016 Steven Maynard, Department of History
2015 Gabor Fichtinger, School of Computing

Curriculum Development Award

Sponsored and coordinated by the Centre for Teaching and Learning

The most recent recipients are:

2015 Heather Murray, Department of Emergency Medicine
2015 Melanie Walker, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology
2015 Linda Levesque, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
2015 Sheila Pinchin, School of Medicine
2015 Suzanne Maranda, Bracken Library
2015 Sandra Halliday, Bracken Library

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: kk78@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at ctl@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

Curriculum Development Award Information and Helpful Resources HANDOUT (PDF, 428kB)

The Teaching Award for Curriculum Development recognizes excellence in curriculum or program development through collaborative efforts by committees, teams, units or departments. Excellence is exemplified through evidence-based approaches that are learning and student-focused, practice-based and literature and data-informed.

This award honours the outstanding efforts of any combination of faculty and/or staff colleagues who contribute as a team to the creation or revitalization of a curriculum at the program level.

To learn more about the Curriculum Development Award

The Teaching Award for Curriculum Development recognizes excellence in curriculum or program development through collaborative efforts by committees, teams, units or departments. Excellence is exemplified through evidence-based approaches that are learning and student-focused, practice-based and literature and data-informed.

This award honours the outstanding efforts of any combination of faculty and/or staff colleagues who contribute as a team to the creation or revitalization of a curriculum at the program level.

This award may not be conferred each year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

Criteria

Nominations will be assessed on evidence that the team:

  • Identify and articulate an evidence-based rationale for the revitalization or development of curriculum based on students’ learning needs
  • Evidence broad engagement of educators (and students) in the process of curriculum revitalization/development
  • Develop and integrate clear and measurable program-level learning outcomes (including course-level learning outcomes) that are demonstrably aligned to:
    • Queen’s University Learning Outcomes
    • External accreditations
    • Degree Level Expectations (DLEs) or Graduate Level Expectations (GLEs) established by Ontario Council of Academic Vice-Presidents (OCAV)
  • Develop an assessment plan to determine students’ achievement of the intended learning outcomes and enhanced student learning
  • Provide a well-articulated pedagogical rationale for recommended instructional strategies, including technologies and assessments
  • Provide an embedded and collaborative approach to continuous program improvement

Nomination Requirements

Nominations may be submitted by any combination of students, faculty and staff colleagues, Department Heads or Deans. Self-nominations will also be considered.

A nomination should include:

  1. A completed nomination form (Word, 50kb)
  2. A nomination package, no longer than 5 pages (submissions with 6 or more pages will not be adjudicated), that outlines how the program development project and team meet the award criteria. Specifically:
    • Details describing rationale for the development/revitalization of the program, process(es) used, data gathered and stakeholders engaged
    • Related examples and/or artefacts – program outcomes, curriculum mapping and assessment planning
    • Evidence of impact – learning effectiveness, efficiencies and alignment
  3. Up to three (3) letters of support for the nomination (ideally from a variety of stakeholders) that outline the case for the nominees and are based on the criteria of the award

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: kk78@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at ctl@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: The recipient of this award will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy.  Only the Nominators will be notified regarding unsuccessful nominations.

Helpful Resources

Selection Committee

The committee, chaired by the Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching & Learning) or delegate and comprised of two faculty members, an undergraduate student, a graduate student and a representative of the CTL, will adjudicate the nomination files. The committee will be guided in its adjudication by an assessment rubric based on the criteria for the award.

Recognition

Winners will:

  • Be presented with the award at a high-profile teaching & learning event
  • Receive $2000 toward attendance at a teaching and learning conference to present their innovation or to reinvest in related activities
  • Have access to an Educational Developer from the CTL to assist with conference proposal preparation and other forms of dissemination or to further initiative.

Past Winners

2015 Heather Murray, Department of Emergency Medicine
2015 Melanie Walker, Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology
2015 Linda Levesque, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
2015 Sheila Pinchin, School of Medicine
2015 Suzanne Maranda, Bracken Library
2015 Sandra Halliday, Bracken Library

Educational Leadership Award

Sponsored and coordinated by the Centre for Teaching and Learning

The most recent recipient is:

2016 Robert Lovelace, Global Development Studies

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: peter.wolf@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at ctl@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

Educational Leadership Award Information and Helpful Resources HANDOUT (PDF, 408kB)

The Award for Educational Leadership acknowledges and celebrates exemplary educational leadership of a faculty member, staff member or student, demonstrated through initiatives that have a significant and positive impact on teaching and learning at a departmental, faculty, student and/or institutional level. This award may not be conferred each year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

To learn more about the Educational Leadership Award

The Award for Educational Leadership acknowledges and celebrates exemplary educational leadership of a faculty member, staff member or student, demonstrated through initiatives that have a significant and positive impact on teaching and learning at a departmental, faculty, student and/or institutional level. This award may not be conferred each year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

Criteria

The nominee must have demonstrated leadership in influencing positive educational change, new program directions, or in promoting and supporting effective teaching and improved learning. Appropriate examples might include the following:

  • guidance and mentoring of colleagues’ in their professional teaching development
  • leadership in faculty or institutional teaching and learning initiatives
  • leadership in provincial, national, or international initiatives with an emphasis on teaching and learning

(Note: Members of Educational Development units on campus and members of the Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee are ineligible for this award. Please see the Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award as an alternative)

Nomination Requirements

The nomination should include:

  1. A completed nomination form  (Word, 49kb)
  2. A nomination package, no longer than 5 pages, outlining how the nominee meets the award criteria. Specifically:
    • Details describing leadership contributions
    • Examples and/or artifacts demonstrating leadership contributions
    • Evidence of impact of leadership contributions
  3. Two (2) letters of support from students, colleagues, administrators or others who have benefited from the leadership of the nominee. The letters should focus on the candidate's leadership accomplishments, and should complement and elaborate upon claims made in the nomination letter

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: peter.wolf@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at ctl@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: The recipient of this award will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy.  Only the Nominators will be notified regarding unsuccessful nominations.

Helpful Resources

Selection Committee

The committee, chaired by the Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching & Learning) or delegate and comprised of two faculty members, an undergraduate student, a graduate student and a representative of the CTL, will adjudicate the nomination files. The committee will be guided in its adjudication by an assessment rubric based on the criteria for the award.

Recognition

Winners will:

  • Be presented with the award at a high-profile celebration of teaching event
  • Receive $2000 toward attendance at a teaching and learning conference to present their innovation or as contribution towards further leadership initiative(s)
  • Have access to an Educational Developer from the CTL to assist with conference proposal preparation and other forms of dissemination or to further leadership initiative(s)

Past Winners

2016 Robert Lovelace, Global Development Studies
2015 Tony Sanfilippo, Undergraduate Medical Education

Educational Technology Award

Sponsored and coordinated by Information Technology Services

The most recent recipients are:

2016 Lindsay Davidson, Surgery (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Lynel  Jackson, School of Medicine (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Michelle  Gibson, Department of Medicine (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Stephen Mann, Surgery(Faculty Recipient)
2016 Sheila Pinchin, School of Medicine (Faculty Recipient)

2016 Amir Heidari, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Katherine Prescott, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Leigha Covell, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Rob Bertschi, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Simon Bailey, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: brad.murphy@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to  the Chair of the Selection Committee through at stacey.boulton@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

Educational Technology Award Information and Helpful Resources HANDOUT (PDF, 494KB)

The Educational Technology Award is designed to recognize and encourage the innovative use of technology to enhance teaching and learning at Queen’s. This award honours faculty and/or staff (individuals or teams) from any Faculty, School or Department. Excellence is exemplified through evidence-based approaches that are learning and student focused.

To learn more about the Educational Technology Award

The Educational Technology Award is designed to recognize and encourage the innovative use of technology to enhance teaching and learning at Queen’s. This award honours faculty and/or staff (individuals or teams) from any Faculty, School or Department. Excellence is exemplified through evidence-based approaches that are learning and student focused.

Up to 2 awards may be conferred in any given year, with no more than one award for faculty and one award for staff. Team awards are not counted against the faculty or staff designation. This award may not be conferred every year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

Nomination Criteria

Criteria Rubric (PDF, 65KB)

Nominations will be evaluated against a broad set of criteria that range from creating efficiencies and effectiveness in teaching to enhancing student outcomes. There should be a clear articulation of need, examples of application and evidence of success. The ideas should be novel, innovative and scaleable in a way that drives change and contributes to the furthering of teaching and learning at Queen’s. All nominations should align with the Queen’s Strategic Framework, specifically in terms of the Student Learning Experience, Internationalization, and Research.

The use of new technologies is recognized, but consideration will also be given for innovative uses of existing technologies. Technologies could include hardware and/or software. Some examples of the outcomes that would be evaluated are listed below. It is possible nominations would come in with additional outcomes not listed below.

  • Motivates students to learn and facilitates in‐depth learning
  • Promotes peer based learning and facilitates collaboration
  • Brings new resources into the classroom
  • Enhances experiential learning
  • Enhances blended or distance learning
  • Enhances methods for evaluating student learning
  • Brings research into the undergraduate classroom
  • Demonstrates the realization that teachers and students are partners in the learning environment
  • Enhances accessibility
  • Makes more effective use of physical spaces
  • Generates quantifiable efficiencies and effectiveness in existing practices

Nomination Process

Nominations may be submitted by any combination of students, faculty, and staff, Department Heads or Deans. Self-nominations will also be considered.

A package should include:

  1. A completed nomination form for faculty or staff (Word, 57 kb) OR nomination form for a team (Word, 58kb)
  2. A nomination package, no longer than 5 pages, that outlines how the project meets the award criteria and enhances the outcomes listed above.  Specifically:
    • A letter outlining how the technology innovation enhances teaching and learning, referencing the criteria listed above or related criteria
    • A description of the technology and its contribution
    • Reference should be made to enhancing scale and scope of practice
    • A statement describing how the award funds would be used
  3. Two (2) Letters of Support for the nomination (from colleagues and students) addressing the criteria

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: brad.murphy@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to  the Chair of the Selection Committee through at stacey.boulton@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: The recipient of this award will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy.  Only the Nominators will be notified regarding unsuccessful nominations.

Helpful Resources

Selection Committee

The committee will be chaired by the Associate Vice Principal Information Technology and CIO and comprised of one faculty member, one technology leader, one educational developer, an undergraduate student, a graduate student and a member of the Centre for Teaching and Learning. The committee will be guided in its adjudication by an assessment rubric, which will be made available to applicants, based on the criteria for the award.

Recognition

Winners will:

  • Be presented with the award certificate at a high profile teaching and learning event
  • Receive up to $2000 toward attendance at a conference to present their innovation or to reinvest in the innovation.
  • Be featured in a video on the ITS website
  • Be recognized with a plaque with recipients name
  • The individual is acknowledged as the award recipient in a newsletter and/or university newspapers.

Past Winners

2016 Lindsay Davidson, Surgery (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Lynel  Jackson, School of Medicine (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Michelle  Gibson, Department of Medicine (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Stephen Mann, Surgery(Faculty Recipient)
2016 Sheila Pinchin, School of Medicine (Faculty Recipient)
2016 Amir Heidari, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Katherine Prescott, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Leigha Covell, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Rob Bertschi, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2016 Simon Bailey, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Recipient)
2015 Jennifer Hosek, Languages, Literature and Cultures (Faculty Recipient)
2015 Natalie Simper, Office of the Provost (Staff Co-Recipient)
2015 Jake Kaupp, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (Staff Co-Recipient)

International Education Innovation Award

Sponsored and coordinated by the Associate Vice-Principal (International)

The most recent recipients are:

2016 Ajay Agarwal, Department of Geography and Planning

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: vp.international@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to the AV-PI at vp.international@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

International Education Innovation Award Information and Helpful Resources HANDOUT (PDF, 476KB)

The Teaching Award for International Education Innovation recognizes excellence in internationalization of curriculum in programs or courses. Excellence is exemplified through evidence-based approaches that are learning and student-focused.

This award honours the outstanding efforts of an individual or any combination of faculty, staff, and/or student team who contributes to the creation or revitalization of a course or program of international learning at Queen’s, in alignment with the Queen’s University Comprehensive International Plan (QUCIP).

To learn more about the International Education Innovation Award

The Teaching Award for International Education Innovation recognizes excellence in internationalization of curriculum in programs or courses. Excellence is exemplified through evidence-based approaches that are learning and student-focused.

This award honours the outstanding efforts of an individual or any combination of faculty, staff, and/or student team who contributes to the creation or revitalization of a course or program of international learning at Queen’s, in alignment with the Queen’s University Comprehensive International Plan (QUCIP).

This award may not be conferred each year, depending on whether qualifying nominations are received.

Award Criteria

A strong nomination will demonstrate:

  • an evidence-based approach for the revitalization or development of international learning outcomes based on students’ learning needs, and in alignment with one or more of the QUCIP objectives.
  • clear and measurable course-level or program-level learning outcomes.
  • assessment of student achievement of the intended learning outcomes and enhanced student learning.

Nomination Process

Nominations may be submitted by an individual or any combination of students, faculty members, and staff, Department Heads or Deans. Self-nominations will also be considered.

A nomination should include:

  1. a completed nomination form (Word 56.9kb)
  2. a nomination package, no longer than five pages, that outlines how the project and team meet the award criteria.
  3. two (2) letters of support for the nomination (ideally from a variety of stakeholders) addressing the award criteria.
  4. a copy of the syllabus of the course or summary of the program.

The call for nominations will be posted on the Think Globally website, the CTL bulletin and in the print and on-line Gazette.

*New* STATEMENT OF INTENT (Optional): If you would like to discuss a nomination before submitting it, please email: vp.international@queensu.ca no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

FINAL DEADLINE: All nominations should be sent electronically in PDF form to the AV-PI at vp.international@queensu.ca no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: The recipient of this award will be notified directly by a letter from the Principal.  Nominators will receive a copy.  Only the Nominators will be notified regarding unsuccessful nominations.

Helpful Resources

Selection Committee

The committee will be chaired by the Associate Vice-Principal (International) and will be comprised of two faculty members, an undergraduate student, a graduate student, and a representative of the CTL. The committee will be guided in its adjudication by an assessment rubric (PDF, 204kb) based on the criteria for the award.

Recognition

Winners will:

  • Be presented with the award at a high-profile teaching & learning event.
  • Receive a $2,000 award toward attendance at a conference to present their innovation or to reinvest in the innovation or related activities.
  • Have access to an Educational Developer from the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to assist with conference proposal preparation and other forms of dissemination or to further the initiative.
  • Be featured in international Queen’s communications stories and on a “common website”.

Past Winners

2016 Ajay Agarwal, Department of Geography and Planning
2015 Susan Lord, Department of Film and Media Studies
2015 Karen Dubinsky, Global Development Studies