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THE SECTION ON TEACHING AND LEARNING HANS O. MAUKSCH AWARD

for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Sociology

 

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2016 Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Sociology. Jossey-Bass has generously agreed to provide $250 in books of his/her choice to each recipient of the award.

 

Nominations: Nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association. To place a name in nomination, nominator should send an email to the Section on Teaching and Learning Award, Committee Chair, Nancy Greenwood, ngreenwo@iuk.edu.  Please write "Mauksch Award" in the subject line. The email should contain the name, institutional affiliation, and email address of the nominee. Nominations must be received no later than January 31, 2016.

 

Nomination Portfolio: The nomination portfolio, compiled in consultation with the

Awards Committee should be assembled and submitted by March 31, 2016.  Questions and Portfolio submissions should be sent to the Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology Award Committee Chair, Nancy Greenwood at ngreenwo@iuk.edu (subject line with "Mauksch Award.")

Portfolio Guidelines: The nominator should collate all materials for the portfolio and forward an electronic copy of the entire portfolio to the Award Committee Chair at ngreenwo@iuk.edu with subject line "Mauksch Award."

  1. The nominee’s summative narrative of relevant activities and contributions using the criteria below (same headings, same order, please). The criteria are not rank ordered. Be concise with your response.
  2. Teaching honors and/or awards earned.
  3. Program development (at home institution or other levels).
  4. Development or modification of innovative teaching techniques; development of new curricula.
  5. Advising and committee duties related to teaching and undergraduate education.
  6. Indications of peer and student assessment concerning your instruction.
  7. Contributions to instructional activities of state, regional, and/or national professional associations.
  8. Papers given at various meetings related to teaching activities.
  9. Publications or materials intended to enhance undergraduate instruction and learning processes: instructional activities or techniques, learning environments, computer software, textbooks or supplemental materials. Articles related to undergraduate teaching published in refereed scholarly journals. Other relevant contributions not indicated above (leadership in faculty development, seminars, workshops; distinctive student learning outcomes, etc.).
  10. Current curriculum vitae.
  11. Four to six letters of recommendation, including the nominator’s letter (please include these in the packet rather than have them sent directly to the committee.)

 

 

THE SECTION ON TEACHING AND LEARNING CARLA B. HOWERY AWARD FOR DEVELOPING TEACHER-SCHOLARS

 

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2016

Carla B. Howery Award for Developing Teacher-Scholars. The award recognizes the importance of contributing to teaching sociology through training and mentoring future teacher-scholars who apply scholarly literature in their own teaching, contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning, and publicly documenting successful teaching strategies. This award is given annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to teaching sociology through mentoring and training of graduate students to teach sociology as well as teaching them to make contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning. Jossey-Bass has generously agreed to provide $250 in books of his/her choice to each recipient of the award.

 

Nominations:

Nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association. To place a name in nomination, send an email to the chair of the Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology Award Committee, Chair, Nancy Greenwood, ngreenwo@iuk.edu. Please put "Howery Award" in the subject line of the email. The email should contain the name, institutional affiliation, and email address of the nominee. Nominations must be received no later than January 31, 2016.

 

Nomination Portfolio:

The nomination portfolio, compiled in consultation with the Awards Committee, will be assembled and submitted by March 31, 2016.  Electronic copies of portfolios and any questions concerning nominations and/or portfolio submission should be sent to the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning Award Committee Chair, Nancy Greenwood, ngreenwo@iuk.edu placing "Howery Award" in the subject line.

Portfolio Guidelines: The candidate should demonstrate excellence in developing teacher-scholars by documenting their contributions as outlined below:

  1. Brief written statement articulating the candidate’s teaching philosophy specifically directed toward training graduate students to teach and methods used to achieve this goal (limit of 2 pages).
  2. Excerpts from syllabi from different graduate teaching courses that the nominee has taught or other examples of the means by which graduate students were taught to become teacher-scholars (limit of 8 pages).
  3. Examples of assessment tools such as projects, exams, student portfolios, or evidence of improved graduate student learning outcomes related to teaching sociology and/or contributing to the scholarship of teaching and learning (limit of 10 pages).
  4. Examples of scholarly activities related to teaching.
  5. Leadership activities related to teaching and learning.
  6. Copy of resume or curriculum vitae.
  7. Letters of endorsement from two colleagues and four current or former graduate students.

 

 

THE SECTION ON TEACHING AND LEARNING SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTIONS TO TEACHING AND LEARNING AWARD

 

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology seeks nominations for the 2016 Scholarly Contributions to Teaching and Learning Award. This award recognizes scholarship that advances teaching and learning by contributing insights into the educational process, presents innovative teaching methods, and fosters significant, long-lasting learning. The award winner will have demonstrated excellence in one or more of these areas:

 

Nominations:

The award will be presented to an individual, a team of collaborators, or a formal program, at least one of which is a member of the American Sociological Association. Any work published, implemented, or presented in the past three years will be eligible for this award. To place a name in nomination, send an email to the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning Award Committee Chair, Nancy Greenwood, Indiana University Kokomo, ngreenwo@iuk.edu.  Please write in the subject Line "Scholarly Contribution Award."

The email should include the name, institutional affiliation, and email address of the nominee. Nominations should be received no later than January 31, 2016.

 

Nomination Portfolio:

The nomination portfolio, compiled in consultation with the Awards Committee, will be assembled and submitted to the Award Committee Chair by March 31, 2016.

Questions concerning nominations and portfolio submission may be sent to, the section awards committee chair, ngreenwo@iuk.edu with "Scholarly Contributions Award" in the subject line.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS