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Recognizing the best in teaching and learning

Queen’s University’s teaching award recipients were recognized in a special event hosted recently by Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) Jill Scott at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

[Laura Murray and Vanessa McCourt]
Laura Murray (English Language and Literature), winner of the Educational Leadership Award, and Vanessa McCourt, winner of the Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award, have a chat during the Teaching Awards Reception. (Photo by Bernard Clark)

More than 80 Queen’s faculty and staff members were honoured for their deep commitment to teaching and to the learning of students.

The event was highlighted by a talk by Erik Knutsen (Law), the recipient of the 2018 Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations for the 2019 award is Monday, March 4. Full details about the award and the nomination process are available online.

Presented by Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards celebrate teaching excellence and trans-disciplinary leaders in teaching while also highlighting the diverse ways in which the student learning experience is enhanced by educators and educational supports at Queen’s.

The deadline for the 2019 award nominations is Monday, April 1. More information regarding the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards, including the nomination process, is available on the Centre for Teaching and Learning website.

Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards
2018 Winners

Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award
Vanessa McCourt, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre

Promoting Student Inquiry Teaching Award
David Parker, Department of History

Curriculum Development Award
William Nelson, Department of Biology
Randy Flanagan, Department of Psychology
Alan Ableson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Wanda Beyer, Faculty of Arts and Science Online
Erik Bigras, Faculty of Arts and Science Online
Julian Enright, Faculty of Arts and Science Online
Rachel Eagen, Faculty of Arts and Science Online
Nadia Morel, Faculty of Arts and Science Online

Educational Leadership Award
Laura Murray, Department of English Language and Literature

International Education Innovation Award
Yuxiang Wang, Department of Biology
Stephen Lougheed, Department of Biology

Educational Technology Award
* No qualifying submissions

A full list of award winners and internal teaching awards is available online.