Academic Affairs Excellence Awards 2021 - 2022 - 2022 Academic Affairs Excellence Awards

 
Academic Affairs Excellence Awards 2021 - 2022 - 2022 Academic Affairs Excellence Awards
2021 - 2022
Academic Affairs
Excellence Awards
Academic Affairs Excellence Awards 2021 - 2022 - 2022 Academic Affairs Excellence Awards
Office of the Provost
                                                                        Campus Box 24
                                                         Milledgeville, GA 31061-0490
                                                                  Phone 478.445.4715
                                                                      Fax 478.445.5151

                                                                     July 1, 2021

Colleagues,

Each college will select nominees for the first eight Academic Affairs Excellence Awards
and forward to the University Teaching Excellence Awards committees, which select
the recipient for each award category. Award recipients will remain a “secret” until the
awards ceremony. The awards and links to associated nomination criteria are:

      1.  Excellence in Teaching Award*
      2.  Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
      3.  Teaching Excellence for Department or Program
      4.  Excellence in Online Teaching
      5.  Irene Rose Community Service Award
      6.  Excellence in Scholarship & Creative Endeavors
      7.  Craig M. Turner Excellence in University Service Award
      8. Laurie Hendrickson McMillan Faculty Award
      9. Regents’ Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Advising and Student
          Success**
      10. Regents’ Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Teaching and Curricular
          Innovation**

* The recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award is the Fall Graduation
Commencement speaker.

** These awards are new in 2019. Georgia College recipient portfolios for the inaugural
awards will be submitted directly to the University System of Georgia by December 4,
2019. Beginning in 2020, the nomination and selection process will follow the process
for all other Academic Affairs Excellence Awards.

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Due Dates for the Academic Affairs Excellence Awards can be found on the CTL
Website

The following are awarded at the university level and will also be the Georgia College
nominees for the equivalent University System of Georgia (USG) Regent’s level awards.
   • Excellence in Teaching Award (Regents’ Felton Jenkins, Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty
       Awards)
   • Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Regent’s Scholarship of
       Teaching and Learning Awards)
   • Teaching Excellence for Department or Program (Regents’ Teaching Excellence
       for Department or Program)
   • Excellence in Online Teaching (Regents’ Teaching Excellence Awards for Online
       Teaching)
   • Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Advising and Student Success
       (Regents’ Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Advising and Student
       Success)
   • Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Teaching and Curricular Innovation
       (Regents’ Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Teaching and Curricular
       Innovation)

The following awards are awarded at the university level only. There are no equivalent
University System of Georgia awards:
   • Excellence in Scholarship & Creative Endeavors
   • Craig M. Turner Excellence in University Service
   • Irene Rose Community Service: The recipient receives funds from the Georgia
       College Foundation.
   • Laurie Hendrickson McMillan Faculty: The recipient receives funds from the
       Georgia College Foundation.

Past award recipients are not eligible to receive an award in the same category until a
minimum of five years has elapsed.

Georgia College will host a combined Faculty & Staff Celebration of Excellence in April
2022. The celebration allows the university community to recognize the good work of
faculty and staff alike.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Costas

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Costas Spirou, Ph.D.
Provost and Senior Vice President
for Academic Affairs
Georgia College

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Excellence in Teaching Award

Purpose: This award is to encourage and reward excellence, innovation, and
effectiveness in teaching. The award recipient will be the university’s nominee for the
Regent’s Teaching Excellence Award and will be the December commencement
speaker.

Overview: The Excellence in Teaching Award is presented by Georgia College to one
individual each year. Nominees must be a full-time faculty member with at least three
years of teaching experience at Georgia College prior to the previous academic year.
Eligible individuals must be nominated by a faculty member, department chair, or dean
at the college level. College committees select their Excellence in Teaching award
recipient and forward to the university selection committee.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the faculty
member’s most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility to
ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or Exceeds
Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no disciplinary
actions) to be eligible for an award.

For their meritorious work, award recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 stipend
effective the following fiscal year.

The award is not necessarily given annually.

Criteria: The Excellence in Teaching Award Rubric is used to select the nominee.

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Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching
and Learning Award

Purpose: This award encourages and rewards excellence in the scholarship of teaching
and learning. The award recipient will be the university’s nominee for the Regent’s
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence Award.

Overview: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award is presented by Georgia
College to one individual each year. Individuals are eligible for nomination if they are
full-time faculty members with at least three years of teaching experience at Georgia
College prior to the 2021-22 academic year. To be eligible for this university-wide
award, individuals must be nominated by a faculty member, department chair, or dean
at the college level. College committees will select their Excellence in Teaching and
Learning award recipient and forward to the university selection committee.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the faculty
member’s most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility to
ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or Exceeds
Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no disciplinary
actions) to be eligible for an award.

For their meritorious work, award recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 stipend
effective the following fiscal year.

The award is not necessarily given annually.

Criteria: The Excellence Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Rubric is used to select
the nominee.

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Teaching Excellence for Department or
Program Award

Purpose: This award encourages and rewards activities and innovation to improve
teaching and student learning by departments/programs. The award recipient will be
the university’s nominee for the Regent’s Teaching Excellence for Department or
Program Award.

Overview: The Department/Program Excellence Award is presented by Georgia College
to one program/department each year. To be eligible for this university-wide award,
candidates must be nominated by a faculty member, department chair, or dean.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the
department most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility
to ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The recipient of this university award will receive $2,500 one-time operating funds for
the following academic year.

The award is not necessarily given annually.

Criteria: The Teaching Excellence for Department or Program Award Rubric is used to
select the nominee.

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Excellence for Online Teaching Award

Purpose: This award recognizes excellence in online teaching.
The award recipient will be the university’s nominee for the Regent’s Teaching
Excellence for Online Teaching Award.

Overview: The Excellence for Online Teaching Award is presented by Georgia College
to one individual each year who teaches online courses, meaning 95% to 100% online
according to the University System of Georgia. Individuals are eligible for nomination
if they are full-time faculty members with at least three years of teaching experience at
Georgia College prior to the 2021-22 academic year. To be eligible for this university-
wide award, candidates must be nominated by a full-time faculty member, department
chair, or dean.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the faculty
member’s most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility to
ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or Exceeds
Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no disciplinary
actions) to be eligible for an award.

The award does not have a monetary award nor is it necessarily given annually.

Criteria: To be eligible for the Online Award, current full-time members of the teaching
faculty and teaching academic staff must teach a minimum of 12 credit hours of fully
online instruction at Georgia College across the last three consecutive semesters (Fall
2020 - Summer 2021). Fully online instruction for this award is defined as follows: “95%
or more of the course must be delivered fully online.”

The Teaching Excellence for Online Teaching Award Rubric is used to select the
nominee.

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Irene Rose Community Service Award

Purpose: This award is to encourage and reward commitment to community service.

Overview: The Irene Rose Community Service Award is presented annually to one
individual through the generosity of the Georgia College Foundation, and is named in
honor of the late Irene Rose, an exemplary community servant. To be eligible for
nomination, an employee must (1) hold full-time faculty status, and (2) be in at least the
third year of employment at Georgia College. This award recognizes exemplary
community service.

Candidates for this award must be nominated by a faculty member, department chair,
or dean.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the faculty
member’s most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility to
ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or Exceeds
Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no disciplinary
actions) to be eligible for an award.

Recipient of this award will receive a $500 check from the Georgia College Foundation.

The award is not necessarily given annually.

Criteria: The Irene Rose Community Service Award Rubric is used to select the nominee.

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Excellence in Scholarship & Creative
Endeavors Award

Purpose: This award is to encourage and reward excellence in peer-reviewed, juried
scholarship and creative endeavors.

Overview: The Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Endeavors Award is presented by
Georgia College to one full-time, tenured or tenure-eligible faculty member or
permanent lecturer who exhibits evidence of individual or collaborative scholarly
activity. Scholarly works may include but are not limited to: research article(s), book(s),
book chapter(s), monograph(s), painting(s), sculpture(s), musical composition(s) and
arrangement(s), musical performance(s), performance(s) or design of theatrical
production(s), or artistic exhibition(s). For collaborative scholarly work, only one
Georgia College contributor is recognized, most likely the senior scholar or scholar who
contributed the greatest to the scholarly work(s). To be eligible for this university-wide
award, individuals must be nominated by a faculty member, department chair, or dean
at the college level. College committees will select their Excellence in Scholarship &
Creative Endeavors award recipient and forward to the university selection committee
for consideration.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the faculty
member’s most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility to
ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or Exceeds
Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no disciplinary
actions) to be eligible for an award.

For their meritorious work, award recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 stipend
effective the following fiscal year.

The award is not necessarily given annually.

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Criteria: The Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Endeavors Rubric is used to select
the nominee.

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Craig M. Turner Excellence in
University Service Award

Purpose: The award encourages and rewards those who serve the university community
(including department and college), as well as their professional communities.

Overview: The Craig M. Turner Excellence in University Service Award is presented by
Georgia College to recognize extraordinary service and contributions to the Georgia
College community by a full-time, tenured faculty member. To be eligible for this
university-wide award, individuals must be nominated by a faculty member,
department chair, or dean at the college level. College committees will select their
Excellence in University Service award recipient and forward to the university selection
committee.

To nominate a previous recipient, at least five years must have passed since the faculty
member’s most recent recognition with this award. It is the nominee’s responsibility to
ensure completion of the application e-portfolio.

The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or Exceeds
Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no disciplinary
actions) to be eligible for an award.

For their meritorious work, award recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 stipend
effective the following fiscal year.

The award is not necessarily given annually.

Criteria: The Craig M. Turner Excellence in University Service Award Rubric is used to
select the nominee.

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Laurie Hendrickson McMillan
Faculty Award

Purpose: This award recognizes excellence in teaching, research, and campus and
community service to a College of Business or School of Nursing faculty member.

Overview: The Laurie Hendrickson McMillan Faculty Award is presented by the
Georgia College Foundation. The award rotates between the William J. Bunting College
of Business (odd year) and the College of Health Sciences (even year).

Recipient of this award will receive a $500 check from the Georgia College Foundation.

Criteria: The criteria for this award include the following:

   1. Must be a faculty member who has taught full-time during the current academic
      year.
   2. Award recipient shall be non-tenured.
   3. Selection criteria includes teaching (50%), research (25%), and campus and
      community service (25%).
   4. The employee must be in good performance standing (received a Meets or
      Exceeds Expectations rating on their most recent performance review and no
      disciplinary actions) to be eligible for an award.

Required Process: The award recipient shall be selected by a standing committee of each
college/school, elected as representative of departments/disciplines within the
college/school and to include at least two students. Each school/college will determine
selection process within the parameters stated in the criteria and required process. The
college nomination for this award must include a narrative that outlines how the
recipient meets the selection criteria.

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Excellence in Teaching Award Rubric
Note: Portfolios that do not meet the document requirements noted below will not be accepted.
 Document Requirements                                                                                                  Yes    No
 All documents combined into a single PDF file
 Portfolio formatted with 1” margins, single or double-spaced, & ≥12-point font
 *Portfolio length ≤ 20-pages (not including table of contents)
 Table of contents (not included with page count)
 Nomination letter from chair and one or more letters of support from colleagues qualified to comment on the
 nominee’s teaching
 Condensed curriculum vitae (2-3 pages)
 Reflective statement summarizing teaching and learning philosophy, strategies and objectives (1-2 pages)
 Brief summary of 2-3 innovative teaching artifacts or practices used in the classroom to promote student success
 One or more letters of support from recent and/or past students
 A well-organized set of documents that provide evidence of teaching excellence
 (e.g., data showing success of the nominee’s students, selected components of course syllabi, handouts, methods of
 assessing student learning, and achievement that go beyond student evaluations, examinations, summaries of recent
 student evaluations, peer evaluations, student mentoring/advising, etc.). Brief explanation about how the documents
 included support the nominee’s excellence in teaching.

For each criterion, please score the nomination on a scale of 0-5.
 Criteria                     Exemplary (5 points)      Rising Star (3 points)     Beginning to Launch (1   Need More          Score
                                                                                   point)                   Evidence (0
                                                                                                            points)
 Use of Effective           The application provides    The application provides   Portfolio implies        Insufficient       (x2)
 Teaching Strategies        multiple exemplary          a few examples of          evidence of effective    evidence for use
                            examples of teaching        teaching excellence.       teaching strategies to   of effective
 Uses effective teaching    excellence.                                            enhance student          teaching
 strategies to enhance                                  For example:               learning.                strategies.
 student learning.          For example:                 • The development of
                             • The development and         innovative
 Strategies might include      use of innovative           pedagogies or
 innovative uses of            pedagogies or               classroom activities
 technology, active            classroom activities        that have a
Criteria               Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1   Need More     Score
                                                                               point)                   Evidence (0
                                                                                                        points)
learning, learning        that have a                 demonstrable impact
communities, student      demonstrable impact         on student success.
portfolios and            on student success.       • The adoption of new
assessment.             • The adoption of             pedagogies, such as
                          effective pedagogies        service learning,
                          that strive to              undergraduate
                          enhance student             research, flipped
                          learning and                courses, etc.
                          engagement, such as       • The application of
                          service learning,           assessment practices
                          undergraduate               that go beyond
                          research, flipped           required institutional
                          courses, etc.               means of assessment
                        • The application of          and that have been
                          assessment practices        used to refine
                          that go beyond              teaching methods.
                          required institutional
                          means of assessment      Portfolio information
                          and that have been       may state or imply
                          used to refine           evidence of effective
                          teaching methods.        teaching practices in the
                                                   summary of innovative
                       Portfolio information       teaching artifacts.
                       provides exemplary
                       evidence of effective       Portfolio information
                       teaching practices in the   implies a connection
                       summary of innovative       between the nominee’s
                       teaching artifacts.         teaching philosophy and
                                                   evidence of teaching
                       Portfolio information       excellence. An
                       makes a clear               explanation on how

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Criteria                      Exemplary (5 points)       Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1       Need More           Score
                                                                                     point)                       Evidence (0
                                                                                                                  points)
                              connection between the     feedback from students
                              nominee’s teaching         and peers informed
                              philosophy and evidence    teaching is implied.
                              of teaching excellence.
                              There is compelling,
                              reflective analysis on
                              how feedback from
                              students and peers
                              informed one’s
                              developing practice as a
                              professional educator.
Strongly Committed to         The portfolio has          The portfolio has some      Application focuses on       Insufficient        (x1)
Teaching and Learning         exemplary                  documentation that the      evidence of classroom        evidence that the
                              documentation that the     nominee is committed        teaching with little to no   nominee is
Overall, application          nominee is strongly        to teaching and learning    evidence of activity         strongly
materials demonstrate         committed to teaching      as demonstrated             beyond the classroom to      committed to
that the nominee is           and learning as            through activities          demonstrate the              teaching.
strongly committed to         demonstrated through a     designed to advance the     nominee’s commitment
teaching and learning as      diverse range of           quality and practice of     to teaching and learning.
demonstrated through          activities designed to     teaching and learning.
activities designed to        advance the quality and    Application includes
advance the quality and       practice of teaching and   some evidence of
practice of teaching and      learning.                  activities related to
learning.                     Application includes       nominee’s commitment
                              exemplary evidence of      to teaching and learning.
Examples include:             multiple activities        Examples might include:
application of                related to nominee’s        • Conducting
pedagogical principles,       commitment to teaching        workshops on or off
development of critical       and learning.                 campus.
thinking and problem-         Examples might include:     • Conducting a
solving skills; creativity,                                 Scholarship of

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Criteria                   Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1     Need More          Score
                                                                                   point)                     Evidence (0
                                                                                                              points)
and/or global and           • Conducting                  Teaching and
multicultural                 workshops on or off         Learning project.
understanding.                campus.                   • Participating in
                            • Conducting a                faculty learning
                              Scholarship of              communities.
                              Teaching and              • Leading book
                              Learning project.           discussion groups.
                            • Participating in          • Providing
                              faculty learning            professional service
                              communities.                to campus or
                            • Leading book                professional
                              discussion groups.          committees that
                            • Providing                   focus on teaching and
                              professional service        learning.
                              to campus or
                              professional
                              committees that
                              focus on teaching and
                              learning.
Commitment to              The portfolio has           The portfolio has some      Application lists          Insufficient       (x1)
Fostering Academic         exemplary                   documentation or            interactions with          evidence for
Success of Students        documentation of the        implies the applicant’s     students outside of the    commitment to
                           applicant’s commitment      commitment to and           classroom but does not     fostering
Has a strong               to and record of            record of achieving         provide an in-depth        academic success
commitment to              achieving student           student success through     description of those       of students.
fostering the academic     success through             activities that transcend   interactions and
success of students        activities that transcend   the classroom, such as      provides little to no
through interaction with   the classroom, such as      advising student            discussion of the impact
students outside of the    advising student            organizations related to    of those interactions on
classroom (e.g.,           organizations related to    one’s discipline,           student success.
advising, mentoring,       one’s discipline,           mentoring students,

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Criteria          Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1   Need More     Score
                                                                          point)                   Evidence (0
                                                                                                   points)
recruiting,       mentoring students,         coordinating special
recommending,     coordinating special        programs, etc.
coaching, etc.)   programs, etc.              Application provides
                  Application provides        some evidence or
                  exemplary evidence of       implies the impact of
                  the impact of these         these activities on
                  activities on student       student success.
                  success.                    Evidence might include:
                  Evidence might include:      • Mentored student
                   • Mentored student            research;
                     research;                 • Mentored student
                   • Mentored student            publications;
                     publications;             • Mentored student
                   • Mentored student            service learning
                     service learning            activities;
                     activities;               • Statements from
                   • Statements from             current and former
                     current and former          students;
                     students;                 • Student evaluations
                   • Student evaluations         of student
                     of student                  organization
                     organization                advisement activities;
                     advisement activities;    • Student recruitment
                   • Student recruitment;      • Recommendations
                   • Recommendations             for student awards or
                     for student awards or       academic
                     academic                    advancement;
                     advancement;              • Mentoring/coaching
                   • Mentoring/coaching          student
                     student                     performances.
                     performances.

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Criteria   Exemplary (5 points)   Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch (1   Need More     Score
                                                           point)                   Evidence (0
                                                                                    points)

                                                                                                  Total

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Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Endeavors Award Rubric
Note: Portfolios that do not meet the document requirements noted below will not be accepted.
Document Requirements                                                                                                         Yes   No
All text documents combined into a single PDF file
Portfolio text formatted with 1” margins & ≥12-point font
*Portfolio length ≤ 15-pages (does not include copies of publications)
Visual Work Documentation:
For documentation of visual work, provide a website URL or attached portfolio containing up to 10 jpeg images, 150 dpi,
and 1000 ppi maximum size in either height or width. Each image should be titled with the applicant's first name-dot-last
name and a number specifying the image (juana.doe1.jpg. juana.doe2.jpg, etc.). Include with your text documents an
image list containing 1) file name, 2) title of artwork, 3) medium, 4) size, 5) year for each corresponding attached image,
following this format:
1) juana.doe1.jpg
2) wayfinder
3) oil painting
4) 18 x 24"
5) 2017
There are no limitations on media (may also include documentation images of performances, installation views, video
stills, etc.). Website URLs with alternative media, animation, video, etc. will also be accepted with accompanying
documentation as specified above.
Faculty Excellence Nomination Form
Nomination Letter from Nominator highlighting noteworthy scholarly/creative endeavors during the previous five years
and explaining how the candidate meets the criteria (1-2 pages)
Letter of support from chair highlighting the submitted scholarly works/creative endeavors with respect to depth of
scholarship, originality, peer/juried review, competitiveness and reputation of the venue in which the works appear; how
widely the scholarship is disseminated; and their relationship to the state of the discipline. (1-2 pages)
Two additional letters of support that evaluate the submitted scholarly works/creative endeavors with respect to depth of
scholarship, originality, peer/juried review, competitiveness and reputation of the venue in which the works appear, how
widely the scholarship/creative endeavors are disseminated, and their relationship to the state of the discipline. (1-2
pages per letter)
Chronological listing (most recent to oldest) of scholarly/creative endeavors to be considered within the previous five
years. (1-3 pages)
A reflective statement by the candidate that describes how their scholarship/creative endeavors are integrated with their
teaching. (1-2 pages).
Copies/evidence of peer-reviewed or juried scholarly or creative work.
Letter of support from the Chair summarizing the quality of the nominee’s scholarly/creative work. (1-2 pages)

Also, before evaluating the portfolio for the quality of scholarship, please review the contents for the following:

    •   Does the portfolio contain copies of manuscripts that have been accepted for publication but have not yet been published? If so, do not
        consider those manuscripts.
    •   Does the portfolio contain published material that the nominee produced while at another institution? If so, do not consider that
        material.

For every publication listed, does the nominee provide title, date, and source of the publication as well as information about the publications’
peer/jury review processes and the selectivity of the processes? Do not consider publications for which this information was not provided.
For each criterion, please score the nomination on a scale of 0-5.

 Criteria                   Exemplary (5 points)     Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch      Needs More               Score
                                                                              (1 point)                Evidence
 Depth of Scholarship   The nominee’s                The nominee’s peer-      Few of the nominee’s     There is insufficient    (x3)
 and Creative Endeavors published scholarship        reviewed published       peer-reviewed            evidence to evaluate
                        and/or creative work         scholarship or juried    published scholarship    the competitiveness
 Depth of scholarship,  reflects a                   creative work reflects   or juried creative       and selectivity of the
 originality, peer      considerable body of         a considerable body      work appeared in         venues in which the
 review,                peer-reviewed or             of work and some of      venues with high         nominee’s published
 competitiveness and    juried work and the          the venues are rated     acceptance rates.        scholarship or
 reputation of the      journals/book                as high-quality or                                creative work
 venue in which the     publishers or venues         highly-competitive.      Creative Works. In       appeared.
 work appears.          are consistently of                                   the case of creative
                        high quality and             Creative Works. In       works, it is important   Creative Works. In
                        acceptance for               the case of creative     to note when a single    the case of creative
                        publication or               works, it is important   work has been            works, it is important
                        creative works in            to note when a single    presented,               to note when a single
                        those venues is              work has been            performed, or            work has been
                        highly competitive.          presented,               exhibited multiple       presented,

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Criteria                 Exemplary (5 points)     Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch      Needs More               Score
                                                                           (1 point)                Evidence
                                                  performed, or            times and the            performed, or
                         Creative Works. In       exhibited multiple       competitiveness of       exhibited multiple
                         the case of creative     times and the            the venues in which      times and the
                         works, it is important   competitiveness of       the work was             competitiveness of
                         to note when a single    the venues in which      presented,               the venues in which
                         work has been            the work was             performed, or            the work was
                         presented,               presented,               exhibited.               presented,
                         performed, or            performed, or                                     performed, or
                         exhibited multiple       exhibited.                                        exhibited.
                         times and the
                         competitiveness of
                         the venues in which
                         the work was
                         presented,
                         performed, or
                         exhibited.
Breadth and Scope of     Evidence provided by     Evidence provided by     Evidence provided by     There is insufficient    (x2)
Dissemination of         the nominee              the nominee              the nominee              evidence to evaluate
Scholarship and          indicates that the       indicates that the       indicates that the       the degree to which
Creative Endeavors       work has been widely     work has been            work has had             the nominee’s work
                         disseminated among       moderately received      relatively limited       has been
Breadth and scope of     and cited by other       and cited by other       reception or citation    disseminated among
dissemination of         scholars.                scholars.                by other scholars.       other scholars.
scholarship (how
widely the published     Creative Works. This     Creative Works. This     Creative Works. This     Creative Works. This
work is disseminated).   criterion includes the   criterion includes the   criterion includes the   criterion includes the
Evidence of              number of times a        number of times a        number of times a        number of times a
dissemination of         single creative          single creative          single creative          single creative
scholarly work may       work (if you are a       work (if you are a       work (if you are a       work (if you are a
include but is not       playwright or visual     playwright or visual     playwright or visual     playwright or visual
limited to number of     artist) has been         artist) has been         artist) has been         artist) has been
                         presented (or in the     presented performed      presented performed      presented performed

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Criteria                   Exemplary (5 points)      Rising Star (3 points)    Beginning to Launch       Needs More                Score
                                                                               (1 point)                 Evidence
times a work has been      case of theatre           or exhibited (or in       or exhibited (or in       or exhibited (or in
cited by other scholars.   designers/performers      the case of theatre       the case of theatre       the case of theatre
                           /directors) where it      designers/performer       designers/performer       designers/performer
                           is performed or           s/directors) the          s/directors) the          s/directors) the
                           exhibited or the          quality/prestige of       quality/prestige of       quality/prestige of
                           inclusion or citation     the venue or the          the venue or the          the venue or the
                           of the work in special    inclusion or citation     inclusion or citation     inclusion or citation
                           collections or            of the work in special    of the work in special    of the work in special
                           reproductions in          collections or            collections or            collections or
                           publications or digital   reproductions in          reproductions in          reproductions in
                           media intended for        publications or digital   publications or digital   publications or digital
                           professional and          media intended for        media intended for        media intended for
                           scholarly audiences.      professional and          professional and          professional and
                                                     scholarly audiences.      scholarly audiences.      scholarly audiences.

Relationship to the        The nominee’s             The nominee’s             The nominee’s             There is insufficient     (x1)
Discipline                 materials, including      materials represent a     materials indicate        evidence to evaluate
                           letters of support        considerable body of      limited significance      the significance of
Relationship to the        from internal and         scholarly work, but       of the scholarship for    the
state of the discipline.   external peers,           evaluations of            the discipline,           scholarly/creative
                           indicate that the         significance of the       although the quantity     work to the
                           scholar’s work is         scholarship for the       of the scholarship        nominee’s discipline.
                           highly significant to     discipline are not        may be relatively
                           the discipline.           consistent.               substantial.
Types of Achievement       One or more of the        One or more of the        None of the               There is insufficient     (x1)
                           applicant’s               applicant’s               applicant’s               evidence to evaluate
Types of achievement       publications or peer-     publications or peer-     publications or           recognition of the
recognized by              reviewed                  reviewed                  presentations has         scholarly/creative
accrediting bodies         presentations has         presentations has         received any form of      work by the relevant
applicable to that         received recognition      received citations of     recognition from the      discipline bodies.
discipline.                by the relevant           the work in the           relevant accrediting
                           accrediting body or       organization’s media,

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Criteria   Exemplary (5 points)    Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch    Needs More   Score
                                                            (1 point)              Evidence
           disciplinary            etc., but none of the    body or disciplinary
           association.            publications or          association.
                                   presentations has
           Such recognition        received awards.
           includes awards, and
           may also include
           special mention in
           media outlets,
           citations of the work
           in the organization’s
           media, etc.
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Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Award Rubric

Note: Portfolios that do not meet the document requirements noted below will not be accepted.

 Document Requirements                                                                                                   Yes       No
 All documents combined into a single PDF file
 Portfolio formatted with 1” margins, single or double-spaced, & ≥12-point font
 *Portfolio length ≤ 20-pages (not including table of contents)
 Table of contents (not included with page count)
 Nomination letter from chair noting highlights of the nomination portfolio. (1-2 pages)
 A teaching philosophy narrative that outlines how the nominee’s research questions and the related goals, theories, and
 methods of their scholarship activities support his/her teaching philosophy. (1-2 pages)
 Data/evidence of the impact of their teaching techniques/pedagogies on student learning and its potential impact on
 teaching and learning in the discipline. (3-5 pages)
 Condensed curriculum vitae that includes relevant scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) presentations, articles
 and/or publications.
  (2-3 pages)
 One or two of letters of support from colleagues qualified to comment on the value and quality of the nominee’s
 scholarship of teaching and learning activities, and its impact in improving undergraduate/graduate education. These
 letters should describe how the nominee’s activities have contributed knowledge in the field and how it has enhanced
 the learning of students.

For each criterion, please score the nomination on a scale of 0-5.

 Criteria                    Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)     Beginning to Launch (1     Need More Evidence (0      Score
                                                                                    point)                     points)
 Engaged in the              Portfolio demonstrates      Portfolio includes         Portfolio describes a      Insufficient evidence
 Systematic Examination      exemplary                   documentation of the       novel teaching strategy    that the nominee is
 of Issues                   documentation of the        systematic examination     and some attempt to        engaged in the
 Engaged in the              systematic examination      of issues about student    evaluate the impact of     systematic examination
 systematic examination      of issues about student     learning and               the strategy on student    of issues about student
 of issues about student     learning and                instructional conditions   learning and               learning and
 learning and                instructional conditions    that promote learning      instructional conditions   instructional conditions
 instructional conditions    that promote learning       and build on previous      that promote learning.     that promote learning
Criteria                Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1      Need More Evidence (0   Score
                                                                                point)                      points)
that promote learning   and build on previous       scholarship; however,       Applicant’s prior           and build on previous
and build on previous   scholarship.                the systematic approach     scholarship is not noted.   scholarship.
scholarship.            For example, the            or systematic               For example,
                        documentation might         examination is not clear.   documentation might be
                        include:                    For example,                missing or have unclear
                        • Observations of           documentation might be      documentation for 3 or
                           students’ learning       missing or have unclear     4 of the following:
                           challenges or            documentation of the        • Observations of
                           successes;               following:                     students’ learning
                        • Review of literature      • Observations of              challenges or
                           related to                   students’ learning         successes;
                           observations;                challenges or           • Review of literature
                        • Development of a              successes;                 related to
                           research question        • Review of literature         observations;
                           and hypotheses on            related to              • Development of a
                           teaching                     observations;              research question
                           interventions related    • Development of a             and hypotheses on
                           to the observation;          research question          teaching
                        • Testing of                    and hypotheses on          interventions related
                           hypotheses;                  teaching                   to the observation;
                        • Dissemination of              interventions related      testing hypotheses;
                           results.                     to the observation;     • Dissemination of
                                                        testing hypotheses;        results.
                        References to previous      • Dissemination of
                        scholarship with a              results.                References to previous
                        description of how that                                 scholarship with a
                        prior research is related   References to previous      description of how that
                        to the applicant’s          scholarship with a          prior research is related
                        scholarship                 description of how that     to the applicant’s
                                                    prior research is related   scholarship
                                                    to the applicant’s
                                                    scholarship.

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Criteria                 Exemplary (5 points)       Rising Star (3 points)     Beginning to Launch (1       Need More Evidence (0      Score
                                                                               point)                       points)
Documented use of        Portfolio includes an      Portfolio includes a       Portfolio includes a brief   Insufficient evidence of
Strategies               exemplary, detailed        general description of     description of               documented use of
                         documentation of the       documentation of the       documentation of the         strategies.
Documented the use of    strategies for             strategies for             strategies for
strategies for           investigating and          investigating and          investigating and
investigating and        evaluating the impact of   evaluating the impact of   evaluating the impact of
evaluating the impact of teaching practice on       teaching practice on       teaching practice on
teaching practice on     student learning,          student learning,          student learning,
student learning,        anchored in the            anchored in the            anchored in the
anchored in the research research literature.       research literature.       research literature.
literature.              For example:               For example:               For example:
                         The applicant provides a   The applicant provides a   The applicant does not
                         detailed description of    brief description of       provide an adequate
                         research methodology       research methodology       description of
                         and explains how the       and explains how the       methodology or
                         methodology was            methodology was            provides a vague
                         related to prior           related to prior           description of the
                         research.                  research.                  methodology and little
                                                                               to no reference to prior
                                                                               research.
Public, Peer Reviewed,   Portfolio includes         Portfolio includes         Portfolio implies            Insufficient evidence
and Critiqued            exemplary references to    references to public,      references to public,        that scholarship is
Scholarship              public, peer-reviewed,     peer-reviewed, and         peer-reviewed, and           public, peer reviewed,
Engaged in scholarship   and critiqued              critiqued scholarship;     critiqued scholarship;       and critiqued.
that is public, peer     scholarship.               however, the               however, the
reviewed and             Examples might include:    information is general     information is not clear
critiqued.               • Critiques of pertinent   and/or not clear.          or missing.
                            publications or         Examples might include:    Examples might include:
                            presentations;          • Critiques of pertinent   • Critiques of
                                                       publications or            publications or
                                                       presentations;             presentations;

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Criteria                  Exemplary (5 points)       Rising Star (3 points)     Beginning to Launch (1   Need More Evidence (0        Score
                                                                                point)                   points)
                          • Self-reflections on      • Self-reflections on      • Self-reflections on
                            publications or            publications or            publications or
                            presentations.             presentations.             presentations.
                                                                                • Feedback provided by
                          Feedback provided by       Feedback provided by         peers and how
                          peers and how feedback     peers and how feedback       feedback was
                          was incorporated to        was incorporated to          incorporated to
                          improve the SoTL           improve the SoTL             improve the SoTL
                          project.                   project.                     project.

Scholarship Contributes   The portfolio              The portfolio has          The portfolio has        Insufficient evidence
to New Questions and      demonstrates exemplary     documentation on how       inadequate               that the scholarship
Knowledge                 documentation of how       the applicant’s peer-      documentation of how     contributed to new
                          the applicant’s peer-      reviewed work              the applicant’s peer-    questions and
Produced scholarly work   reviewed work              contributes new            reviewed work            knowledge.
that contributes new      contributes new            questions and              contributes new
questions and             questions and              knowledge about            questions and
knowledge about           knowledge about            teaching and learning.     knowledge about
teaching and learning.    teaching and learning.     Examples might include:    teaching and learning.
                          Examples might include:    • Redesign of a
                          • Redesign of 1 or             course;
                              more courses;          • Use of new
                          • Use of new                   innovative teaching
                              innovative teaching        strategies;
                              strategies;            • Development of
                          • Development of               open educational
                              open educational           resources;
                              resources;             • Use of AAC&U high
                          • Use of AAC&U high            impact practices (GC
                              impact practices (GC       transformative
                                                         experiences);

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Criteria                 Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)     Beginning to Launch (1    Need More Evidence (0        Score
                                                                                point)                    points)
                             transformative          •   Use of AAC&U Leap
                             experiences);               Value Rubrics.
                         • Use of AAC&U Leap
                             Value Rubrics.
Well-Articulated         Applicant has an            Applicant has a teaching   Applicant describes       Insufficient evidence
Teaching Philosophy      exemplary, well-            philosophy that relates    teaching philosophy but   that the teaching
Developed a well‐        articulated teaching        to research questions.     does not explain how      philosophy is well-
articulated teaching     philosophy that drives      For example:               philosophy was            articulated.
philosophy that drives   research questions.         • The narrative implies    developed or how it
research questions.      For example:                   the connection          shaped SoTL research.
                         • The narrative                between teaching
                            explicitly states the       philosophy and SoTL
                            connection between          research.
                            teaching philosophy
                            and SoTL research.       The teaching philosophy
                                                     is not clearly grounded
                         The teaching philosophy     in reflection on his/her
                         is grounded in reflection   teaching and informed
                         on his/her teaching and     by pedagogical theory.
                         informed by pedagogical
                         theory.
Documented               The portfolio focuses on    The portfolio focuses on   The portfolio includes    Insufficient evidence of
Dissemination of         courses taught that         courses taught that        courses taught but        documentation of
Scholarship Results      were included in the        were included in the       connections to            dissemination of
Documented the           applicant’s scholarship.    applicant’s scholarship.   documentation of          scholarship results for
dissemination of their   There is exemplary          There is general           dissemination of          the last 3-5 years.
scholarship results.     documentation of            documentation of           scholarship results are
                         dissemination of            dissemination of           not clear.
                         scholarship results.        scholarship results.
                         Examples might include:     Examples might include:
                         • Faculty development       • Faculty development
                             workshops;                 workshops;

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Criteria   Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1   Need More Evidence (0   Score
                                                                   point)                   points)
           • Peer-reviewed             • Peer-reviewed
             conference podium           conference podium
             presentations;              presentations;
           • Peer-reviewed             • Peer-reviewed
             conference poster           conference poster
             presentations;              presentations;
           • Peer-reviewed             • Peer-reviewed
             journal articles.           journal articles.
           • Invitations to speak at   • Invitations to speak at
             conference                  conference
             presentations.              presentations.
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Excellence in Online Teaching Award Rubric
Note: Portfolios that do not meet the document requirements noted below will not be accepted.
 Document Requirements                                                                                                      Yes     No
 All documents combined into a single PDF file
 Portfolio formatted with 1” margins & ≥12-point font
 *Portfolio length ≤ 20-pages (not including table of contents)
 Table of contents (not included with page count)
 Nomination letter from chair and one of more letters of support from colleagues qualified to comment on the
 nominee’s teaching and service
 Condensed curriculum vitae (2-3 pages) that includes a brief description of each of online course the nominee has
 taught at their institution in the past three years, including the semesters taught and number of sections.
 Reflective statement summarizing teaching and learning philosophy, strategies and objectives as applied to the online
 environment (1-2 pages)
 Brief summary of 2-3 innovative teaching artifacts or practices used in the online environment to promote student
 success
 One or more letters of support from recent and/or past students
 A well-organized set of documents that provide evidence of teaching excellence
 (e.g., data showing success of the nominee’s students, selected components of course syllabi, handouts, methods of
 assessing student learning, and achievement that go beyond student evaluations, examinations, summaries of recent
 student evaluations, peer evaluations, student mentoring/advising, peer mentoring, service and scholarship relevant to
 promoting online education, etc.). Brief explanation about how the documents included support the nominee’s
 excellence in teaching.

For each criterion, please score the nomination on a scale of 0-5.
 Criteria                   Exemplary (5 points) Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch       Need More Evidence      Score
                                                                          (1 point)                 (0 points)
 Strong Commitment        The portfolio has       The portfolio has       The portfolio focuses     Insufficient evidence
 to Online Teaching       exemplary               some documentation      on evidence of online     that the nominee is
 and Learning             documentation that      that the nominee is     teaching with little to   strongly committed
 Application materials    the nominee is          committed to            no evidence of            to teaching.
 demonstrate that the     strongly committed      teaching and learning   activity beyond the
 nominee is strongly      to online teaching      as demonstrated         online courses to
 committed to quality     and learning as         through activities      demonstrate the

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Criteria                   Exemplary (5 points)    Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch   Need More Evidence   Score
                                                                            (1 point)             (0 points)
online teaching and        demonstrated            designed to advance      nominee’s
learning as evidenced      through activities      the quality and          commitment to
by teaching, service       designed to advance     practice of teaching     online teaching and
and scholarly activities   the quality and         and learning.            learning.
designed to advance        practice of teaching    The portfolio includes
the quality of online      and learning.           some evidence of
teaching and learning.     The portfolio           activities related to
                           includes exemplary      nominee’s
                           evidence of multiple    commitment to
                           activities related to   teaching and learning.
                           nominee’s               Examples might
                           commitment to           include:
                           teaching and             • Conducting
                           learning.                  workshops on or
                           Examples might             off campus
                           include:                 • Conducting
                            • Conducting              workshops on or
                              workshops on or         off campus related
                              off campus              to online teaching
                              related to online       and learning;
                              teaching and          • Conducting a
                              learning;               Scholarship of
                            • Conducting a            Teaching and
                              Scholarship of          Learning project
                              Teaching and            related to online
                              Learning project        teaching and
                              related to online       learning;
                              teaching and          • Participating in
                              learning;               faculty learning
                            • Participating in        communities
                              faculty learning        related to online
                              communities

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Criteria                 Exemplary (5 points)   Rising Star (3 points)    Beginning to Launch     Need More Evidence   Score
                                                                          (1 point)               (0 points)
                            related to online      teaching and
                            teaching and           learning;
                            learning;            • Leading book
                          • Leading book           discussion groups
                            discussion groups      related to online
                            related to online      teaching and
                            teaching and           learning;
                            learning;            • Providing
                          • Providing              professional
                            professional           service to campus
                            service to campus      or professional
                            or professional        committees that
                            committees that        focus on online
                            focus on online        teaching and
                            teaching and           learning.
                            learning.
Use of Effective and     The portfolio          The portfolio provides    The portfolio implies
Innovative Online        provides multiple      a few examples of         evidence of effective
Teaching Practices       exemplary examples     effective and             and innovative online
Use of effective and     of effective and       innovative online         teaching practices.
innovative online        innovative online      teaching practices.
teaching practices       teaching practices.    For example:
that result in student                           • The development
engagement, student      For example:              of innovative
satisfaction, and         • The development        online learning
effectiveness in            of innovative          activities that have
achieving desired           online learning        a demonstrable
learning outcomes.          activities that        impact on student
                            have a                 success;
                            demonstrable         • The adaptation of
                            impact on student      active learning
                            success;               pedagogies to the

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Criteria   Exemplary (5 points)      Rising Star (3 points)    Beginning to Launch   Need More Evidence   Score
                                                               (1 point)             (0 points)
            • The adaptation of         online
              active learning           environment, such
              pedagogies to the         as service learning,
              online                    undergraduate
              environment, such         research,
              as service                collaborative
              learning,                 learning, etc.;
              undergraduate           • The application of
              research,                 assessment
              collaborative             practices that go
              learning, etc.;           beyond required
            • The application of        institutional means
              assessment                of assessment and
              practices that go         that have been
              beyond required           used to refine
              institutional             teaching methods;
              means of                • Alignment across
              assessment and            stated learning
              that have been            objectives,
              used to refine            assessments, and
              teaching methods;         learning activities
            • There is clear            can be inferred.
              alignment across
              stated learning        Portfolio information
              objectives,            may state or imply
              assessments, and       evidence of effective
              learning activities.   teaching practices in
                                     the summary of
           Portfolio information     innovative teaching
           provides exemplary        artifacts.
           evidence of effective
           and innovative

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Criteria                 Exemplary (5 points)    Rising Star (3 points)    Beginning to Launch     Need More Evidence      Score
                                                                           (1 point)               (0 points)
                         teaching practices in   The portfolio
                         the summary of          information implies a
                         innovative teaching     connection between
                         artifacts.              the nominee’s
                                                 teaching philosophy
                         The portfolio           and evidence of online
                         information makes a     teaching excellence.
                         clear connection        An explanation on
                         between the             how feedback from
                         nominee’s teaching      students and peers
                         philosophy and          informed teaching is
                         evidence of online      implied.
                         teaching excellence.
                         There is an
                         explanation on how
                         feedback from
                         students and peers
                         informed teaching.
Commitment to            The portfolio has       The portfolio has         The portfolio lists     Insufficient evidence
Fostering Academic       exemplary               some documentation        examples of online      for determining
Success of Online        documentation of        or implies the            interactions with       commitment to
Students                 the applicant’s         applicant’s               students and            fostering academic
demonstrates an          commitment to and       commitment to and         provides little to no   success of students.
extraordinary            record of fostering     record of fostering the   discussion of the
commitment to            the academic success    academic success of       impact of those
fostering the            of online students’     online students’          interactions on
academic success of      success through the     success through the       student success.
online students          development of          development of
through the              rapport with            rapport with
development of           individual learners     individual learners
rapport with             and frequent            and frequent
individual learners in   interaction with        interaction with

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Criteria               Exemplary (5 points)    Rising Star (3 points)   Beginning to Launch   Need More Evidence   Score
                                                                        (1 point)             (0 points)
and beyond the virtual students in the         students in the online
classroom.             online environment.     environment.
                       Evidence might          Evidence might
                       include:                include:
                        • Letters from          • Letters from
                          former students;        former students;
                        • Maintaining           • Maintaining virtual
                          virtual office          office hours;
                          hours;                • Examples of timely
                        • Examples of             and constructive
                          timely and              feedback on
                          constructive            student work;
                          feedback on           • Responsiveness to
                          student work;           student questions
                        • Responsiveness to       and concerns;
                          student questions     • Providing an easy-
                          and concerns;           to-navigate online
                        • Providing an easy-      course
                          to-navigate online      environment;
                          course                • Ensuring that all
                          environment;            course materials
                        • Ensuring that all       are universally
                          course materials        accessible.
                          are universally
                          accessible.
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Teaching Excellence for Department or Program Award Rubric
Note: Portfolios that do not meet the document requirements noted below will not be accepted.

 Document Requirements                                                                                                          Yes    No
 All documents combined into a single PDF file
 Portfolio formatted with 1” margins, double or single-spaced, & ≥12-point font
 *Portfolio length ≤ 20-pages (not including table of contents)
 Table of contents (not included with page count)
 A nomination letter from the college Dean (1-2 pages)
 A narrative statement from the department or program that outlines its philosophy as a community of faculty, and its
 goals and strategies for making a difference in the academic success of students. This statement should address the
 criteria for the award. (2-3 pages)
 A fact profile for the department or program. (1 page)
 Data showing student success such as graduation rates, student retention, job placement, acceptance to other schools,
 etc.
 A concise, clear, and well-organized collection of evidence that details the department’s or program’s distinctive efforts
 to foster good teaching and therefore student learning. Suggestions for the kinds of evidence that might be included in
 this collection are found in the award criteria. These documents should be accompanied by a brief explanation of why
 they are included in the dossier, i.e., how they document the excellence of the department’s teaching.

For each criterion, please score the nomination on a scale of 0-5.

 Criteria                    Exemplary (5 points)        Rising Star (3 points)      Beginning to Launch (1       Insufficient Evidence (0     Score
                                                                                     point)                       points)
 Efforts to Improve          There is exemplary          There is documentation      The documentation            The documentation
 Teaching and Student        documentation on the        of a few examples for       implies documentation        implies documentation
 Learning                    individual and collective   individual and collective   of individual and            of individual and
                             faculty efforts to          faculty efforts to          collective faculty efforts   collective faculty efforts
 Individual and collective   improve teaching and        improve teaching and        to improve teaching and      to improve teaching and
 faculty efforts to          student learning.           student learning.           student learning.            student learning.
 improve teaching and
 student learning.
Criteria                   Exemplary (5 points)       Rising Star (3 points)     Beginning to Launch (1    Insufficient Evidence (0    Score
                                                                                 point)                    points)
Methods and Use of         There is exemplary         There is some              Documentation for         Insufficient evidence for
Assessment                 documentation for          documentation for          methods of assessment     use of assessment
                           methods of assessment      methods of assessment      of student learning and   methods and use.
Methods of assessment      of student learning and    of student learning and    achievement that go
of student learning and    achievement that go        achievement that go        beyond student
achievement that go        beyond student             beyond student             evaluations is implied.
beyond student             evaluations.               evaluations.
evaluations, and the use   For example:               For example:
of assessment results to   • A variety of             • A variety of
inform teaching                quantitative and            quantitative and
practices, and                 qualitative measures        qualitative
curriculum development         is used to assess           measures is used to
and revision.                  student learning            assess student
                               across the                  learning across the
                               curriculum.                 curriculum.
                           • Assessment data are      • Assessment data
                               used to inform              are used to inform
                               teaching practices.         teaching practices.
                           • Assessment data are      • Assessment data
                               used to inform              are used to inform
                               curriculum                  curriculum
                               development and             development and
                               revision.                   revision.

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