UTSC Teaching Awards

 

Awards are intended to recognize teaching excellence at UTSC. The Selection Committee assesses nominees based on evidence of sustained teaching excellence in their primary teaching duties - outstanding student experiences and learning in courses designed with explicit learning outcomes and evidence of effective learning activities and assessments; as well as the scope of their impact to the teaching enterprise at UTSC, with impact in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Initiatives to enhance and/or support student learning (e.g. the development of student mentoring programs mentoring programs or learning communities, innovative classroom practices, distinct approaches to courses and curricula)
  2. Initiatives promoting student-faculty or student-community interactions (e.g. creation of research opportunities or opportunities for co-/extra curricular learning)
  3. Contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning (e.g. formal/informal research, presentations and/or publications on teaching and learning in a post-secondary environment) 
  4. Pedagogical contributions outside the classroom (e.g. contributions to departmental/divisional curricular initiatives, work with teaching/learning committees or centres, mentorship of junior colleagues)
  5. Ongoing pedagogical development/enhancement (e.g. professional development to enhance one’s own teaching, evidence of a scholarly approach to teaching)

 

  1. Associate and Full Professor Teaching Awards
  2. Assistant Professor and Lecturer Teaching Awards
  3. CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Course Instructor and Unit 3 Sessional Lecturer Teaching Awards
  4. CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Teaching Assistant and Unit 3 Sessional Instructional Assistant Teaching Awards