LAS Teaching Awards

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The 2019/20 Teaching Award

The 2019/20 Teaching Award has been POSTPONED until Fall 2020. Please check back for AMENDED deadlines and guidelines.

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2019/20, Outstanding Teaching Award Guidelines

Full-time Tenure Line

Eligibility

All full time resident tenure line faculty in at least their second year of teaching for the College of Letter, Arts and Science at UCCS who have not previously won the award are eligible. 

Award

The Teaching Award consists of a $500 stipend (before taxes) and a $ 500 increase in base pay (after annual salary increments are calculated). 

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be made by any student, full time faculty or staff member.

Please Submit

  1. A two-page (maximum) letter of nomination (required)
  2. Three additional letters with at least two from students (required)
  3. A two-page (maximum) teaching phiilosophy (required)
  4. Teaching evaluations for the past two years. (FCQ summaries and original response sheets) (required)
  5. All syllabi from the past two years.  Additional syllabi may be added.  If the same course has been taught more than once only one syllabus is needed (required)
  6. Other supporting materials not to exceed one 3-inch binder.  These materials can include additional letters of support, course handouts, a peer review of teaching, videotaped lectures, podcasts, Blackboard, website URLs, etc. 
  7. List of times the nominee is available for in-class visits by members of the Teaching Committee between March 30 - April 10, 2020 Classes where examinations, student presentations, movies, etc. will be conducted are inaappropriate. (required)

Please submit materials no later than March 20, 2020 (5pm) to Margie Oldham in the LAS Dean's Office.

***Please make sure that your application materials are complete before turning them in.  This includes all letters of recommendation. 

 

2019/20, Outstanding Teaching Award Guidelines

Full-time Instructor

Eligibility

All full time instructors in at least their second year of teaching for the College of Letter, Arts and Science at UCCS who have not previously won the award are eligible. 

Award

The Instructor Award consists of a $500 stipend (before taxes) and a $ 500 increase in base pay (after annual salary increments are calculated). 

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be made by a tenure-track faculty member.

Please Submit

  1. A two-page (maximum) letter of nomination (required)
  2. Three additional letters with at least two from students (required)
  3. A two-page (maximum) teaching phiilosophy (required)
  4. Teaching evaluations for the past two years. (FCQ summaries and original response sheets) (required)
  5. All syllabi from the past two years.  Additional syllabi may be added.  If the same course has been taught more than once only one syllabus is needed (required)
  6. Other supporting materials not to exceed one 3-inch binder.  These materials can include additional letters of support, course handouts, a peer review of teaching, videotaped lectures, podcasts, Blackboard, website URLs, etc. 
  7. List of times the nominee is available for in-class visits by members of the Teaching Committee between March 30 - April 10, 2020 Classes where examinations, student presentations, movies, etc. will be conducted are inaappropriate. (required)

Please submit materials no later than March 20, 2020 (5pm) to Margie Oldham in the LAS Dean's Office.

***Please make sure that your application materials are complete before turning them in.  This includes all letters of recommendation. 

 

2019/20, Outstanding Teaching Award Guidelines

Part-time Instructor

Eligibility

All part time instructors in at least their second year of teaching for the College of Letter, Arts and Science at UCCS who have not previously won the award are eligible. 

Award

The part-time Instructor Award consists of a $500 stipend (before taxes). 

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be made by a tenure-track faculty member.

Please Submit

  1. A two-page (maximum) letter of nomination (required)
  2. Three additional letters with at least two from students (required)
  3. A two-page (maximum) teaching phiilosophy (required)
  4. Teaching evaluations for the past two years. (FCQ summaries and original response sheets) (required)
  5. All syllabi from the past two years.  Additional syllabi may be added.  If the same course has been taught more than once only one syllabus is needed (required)
  6. Other supporting materials not to exceed one 3-inch binder.  These materials can include additional letters of support, course handouts, a peer review of teaching, videotaped lectures, podcasts, Blackboard, website URLs, etc. 
  7. List of times the nominee is available for in-class visits by members of the Teaching Committee between March 30 - April 10, 2020 Classes where examinations, student presentations, movies, etc. will be conducted are inaappropriate. (required)

Please submit materials no later than March 20, 2020 (5pm) to Margie Oldham in the LAS Dean's Office.

***Please make sure that your application materials are complete before turning them in.  This includes all letters of recommendation. 

 

2019/20, Outstanding Teaching Award Guidelines

Lecturer Award

Eligibility

All lecturers having taught  at least two semesters for the College of Letter, Arts and Science at UCCS who have not previously won the award are eligible. 

Award

The Lecturer Award consists of a $500 stipend (before taxes). 

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be made by any student, full-time faculty or staff member.

Please Submit

  1. A two-page (maximum) letter of nomination (required)
  2. Two additional letters  from students (required)
  3. Teaching evaluations for at least two classes.  (FCQ summaries required and original response preferred)
  4. A two-page (maximum) teaching phiilosophy (required)
  5. Syllabi for up to to two courses (required)
  6. Other supporting materials not to exceed one 3-inch binder.  These materials can include additional letters of support, course handouts, a peer review of teaching, videotaped lectures, podcasts, Blackboard, website URLs, etc. 
  7. List of times the nominee is available for in-class visits by members of the Teaching Committee between March 30 - April 10, 2020 Classes where examinations, student presentations, movies, etc. will be conducted are inaappropriate. (required)

Please submit materials no later than March 20, 2020 (5pm) to Margie Oldham in the LAS Dean's Office.

***Please make sure that your application materials are complete before turning them in.  This includes all letters of recommendation.