UTSC Teaching Awards

UTSC Teaching Awards
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)

For more information - UTSC Teaching Awards -  Award Categories & Guidelines