Section on Teaching and Learning Call for Awards Nominee Statement

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SECTION ON TEACHING AND LEARNING HANS O. MAUKSCH AWARD

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2015 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, send an email to the T & L Award Committee Chair, Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu, with subject line: HANS O MAUKSCH AWARD NOMINATION, containing the name, institutional affiliation, and email address of the nominee. Nominations should be received no later than January 31, 2015 .

Nomination Portfolio:

The nomination portfolio, compiled in collaboration with the Awards Committee, will be assembled by March 31, 2015. 

Instructions for compiling the portfolio can be found on the ASA  T & L Section awards webpage http://www2.asanet.org/sectionteach/award.html  

For questions concerning nominations and portfolio submission, please contact T & L Award Committee Chair  Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu, with subject line HANS O MAUKSCH AWARD NOMINATION.

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

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2015 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 by 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 and contribute 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 T  & L Award Committee Chair, Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu, with subject line: CARLA B HOWERY AWARD NOMINATION, and should contain the name, institutional affiliation, and email address of the nominee. Nominations should be received  no later than January 31, 2015, .

Nomination Portfolio:

The nomination portfolio, compiled in collaboration with the Awards Committee, will be assembled by March 31, 2015. 

Instructions for compiling the portfolio can be found on the ASA  T & L Section awards webpage http://www2.asanet.org/sectionteach/award.html  

For questions concerning nominations and portfolio submission, please contact T & L Award Committee Chair  Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu, with subject line CARLA B HOWERY AWARD NOMINATION.

 

ANNUAL AWARD FOR
SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTIONS TO TEACHING AND LEARNING

 

Purpose of Award:

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2015 Award for Scholarly Contributions to Teaching and Learning.  This award recognize scholarship that advances teaching and learning by contributing insights into the educational process, presents innovative teaching methods, and fosters significant, long-lasting learning. The awardee will have demonstrated excellence in one or more of these areas:

  • Documented contribution to our understanding of the teaching and learning process
  • Implemented innovation that enhances the learning process
  • Programmatic guidelines that have been implemented in teaching and learning settings
  • New teaching methods made available to the instructional community.

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 T & L Award Committee Chair, Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu, with subject line SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTION AWARD NOMINATION, and should contain the name, institutional affiliation, and email address of the nominee. Nominations should be received no later than January 31, 2015 .

Nomination Portfolio:

The nomination portfolio, compiled in consultation with the Awards Committee, will be assembled by March 31, 2015

It will include:

  1. Nominating letter describing in general the contributions of the candidate to the scholarship on teaching and learning, not exceeding two pages.
  2. Presentation of evidence-based scholarship
  3. Journal and book publication(s) relating to the project and/or
  4. Documentation of course/program development (course syllabi, program literature, web-site pages) and/or
  5. Listing of presentations of the contribution to professional and non-professional publics, including scholarly publications conference presentation, media, web-site coverage, etc.
  6. Curriculum vitae for nominee, or for key individuals among the collaborative team. 

The portfolio should be submitted as a single file that contains all elements in the order listed.

Questions regarding nominations and portfolio submission should  be directed to Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu with subject line SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTION AWARD NOMINATION

 

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