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Teaching Awards

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Early Career Teaching Award

The Early Career Teaching Award recognizes consistent outstanding performance in teaching. This award is peer-nominated.

2020 Recipient: Aaron Conway 

2019 Recipient: Heather Thomson

2017 Recipient: Maki Iwase        


Entry-Year Excellence in Clinical Instructing Award

The Entry-Year Excellence in Clinical Instructing Award recognizes:

  • Excellence in clinical teaching as demonstrated by outstanding professionalism and role modelling
  • Exceptional approaches to clinical learning that is supportive, respectful, creative, enthusiastic, evidence-based and student-centred
  • Effectiveness in fostering critical thinking and problem solving skills

Awarded to a clinical instructor directly engaged in supervising undergraduate students during a clinical placement in the entry year. This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipient: Nma Jerry-Egemba

2019 Recipient: Steven Mark

2018 Recipient: Nakita Godoy


Excellence in Educational Leadership

The Excellence in Educational Leadership recognizes excellence in coordinating and/or implementing curriculum, courses, projects and/or programs. This award is peer-nominated.

2020 Recipient: Kathy Trip 

2018 Recipient: Pamela Walker

2016 Recipient: Maureen Barry


Excellence in Online Teaching Award

The Excellence in Online Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching using virtual modalities as demonstrated by the ability to stimulate student engagement, innovation, enthusiasm and critical thinking in online courses or online components of courses. This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipients: Willi Kirenko, Linda McGillis Hall

2019 Recipients: Lisa Cranley, Heather Thomson

2018 Recipient: Maki Iwase


Excellence in Precepting: Undergraduate Award

The Excellence in Precepting: Undergraduate Award recognizes:

  • Excellence in precepting in NUR 461 or NUR 470 as demonstrated by outstanding professionalism and role modeling
  • Exceptional approach to clinical learning that is supportive, respectful, creative, enthusiastic, evidence-based and student-centred
  • Effectiveness in fostering critical thinking and problem solving skills.

This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2019 Recipient: Jim Donovan-McIlverney

2018 Recipients: Michael Abd-El Malak, Gabriel Lee

2017 Recipients: Vivian Recollet, Sheila Redman


Excellence in Precepting: Graduate Award

The Excellence in Precepting: Graduate Award recognizes:

  • Excellence in precepting as demonstrated by outstanding professionalism and role modelling
  • Exceptional approaches to clinical learning that is supportive, respectful, creative, enthusiastic, evidence-based and student-centred
  • Effectiveness in fostering critical thinking and problem solving skills

This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipients: Tabatha Bowers, Farida Roy 

2019 Recipient: Susan Chernenko

2018 Recipients: Roseanne Hickey, Patricia Murphy-Kane


Award for Teaching that Intellectually-Challenges Students

This award recognizes demonstrated teaching that intellectually challenges and stimulates students. This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipient: Quinn Grundy 

2019 Recipient: Anne Simmonds

2018 Recipient: Sandra Merklinger


Betty Burcher Mentoring Award

The Mentoring Award recognizes an outstanding contribution to enhance both student and faculty experience beyond usual activities through mentoring, availability for questions and consultations, and collegial involvement in scholarly activities. This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipients: Ray Lam, Sandra Merklinger, Heather Thomson

2019 Recipients: Michelle Acorn, Robyn Stremler

2017 Recipients: Margaret Blastorah, Anne Simmonds  


Senior-Year Excellence in Clinical Instructing Award

The Senior-Year Excellence in Clinical Instructing Award recognizes:

  • Excellence in clinical teaching as demonstrated by outstanding professionalism and role modelling
  • Exceptional approaches to clinical learning that is supportive, respectful, creative, enthusiastic, evidence-based and student-centred
  • Effectiveness in fostering critical thinking and problem solving skills

Awarded to a clinical instructor directly engaged in supervising undergraduate students during a clinical placement in the senior year. This award is both peer- and student-nominated.

2018 Recipient: Chantel Cordon

2017 Recipient: Chelsea Miller

2016 Recipient: Hasumie Hosogoe


Equity & Diversity Award

Equity & Diversity Award recognizes demonstrated exceptional sensitivity to equity and diversity that enhances student learning, student experience and/or curriculum design. This award is peer- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipient: Amy Wright

2018 Recipient: Laura Fairley


Teaching Assistant Award

The Teaching Assistant Award recognizes effectiveness in bridging the gap between instructor and students; for example, through the support of students preparing papers and through the provision of constructive feedback through grading. The award is both course instructor- and student-nominated.

2020 Recipient: Tieghan Killackey

2019 Recipient: Samantha Micsinszki

2018 Recipients: Leah Westgate, Sarah Xiao


Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (student-nominated)

The Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award recipient demonstrates excellence in teaching, over this academic year, as characterized by superlative communication skills, mastery of subject area, and the ability to stimulate enthusiasm and critical/analytic thinking in students.

2020 Recipient: Shan Mohammed

2019 Recipient: Laura Fairley

2017 Recipient: Debora Kirschbaum Nitkin      


Graduate Teaching Excellence Award (student-nominated) 

The Graduate Teaching Excellence Award recipient demonstrates excellence in teaching, over this academic year, as characterized by superlative communication skills, mastery of subject area, and the ability to stimulate enthusiasm and critical/analytic thinking in students.

2020 Recipient: Sarah Ibrahim

2019 Recipient: Willi Kirenko

2018 Recipient: Michelle Acorn


Graduate Teaching Excellence Award (peer-nominated)

The Graduate Teaching Excellence Award recipient recognizes excellence in teaching, over this academic year, as characterized by superlative communication skills, master of subject area, and the ability to stimulate enthusiasm and critical/analytical thinking in students.

2020 Recipients: Susan Chernenko, Samantha Mayo

2019 Recipient: Lisa Cranley

Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (peer-nominated)

The Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award recipient recognizes excellence in teaching, over this academic year, as characterized by superlative communication skills, master of subject area, and the ability to stimulate enthusiasm and critical/analytical thinking in students.

2018 Recipient: Elena Luk

2017 Recipient: Jana Lok


 

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