Teaching Awards of Excellence: Full- and Part-Time
Nomination Form (PDF) - use same form for full- and part-time nominations
Peer Review Form (PDF)
*denotes part-time faculty member
- 2012 - Anne Kinsella (School of Occupational Therapy)
- 2011 - Aleksandra Zecevic (School of Health Studies)
Troy Seely (School of Physical Therapy)*
- 2010 - Carol McWilliam (Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing)
Dave Walton (School of Physical Therapy)*
- 2009 - Kathy Obright (School of Physical Therapy)
Barb Sarma (School of Kinesiology)*
- 2008 - Ken Kirkwood (Bachelor of Health Sciences Program)
- 2007 - Tim Wilson (Bachelor of Health Sciences Program)
Dave Walton (School of Physical Therapy)*
- 2006 - Kathy Obright (School of Physical Therapy)
Julie Theurer (School of Communication Sciences and Disorders)*
- 2005 - Susan Anthony (School of Nursing)
- 2004 - Kevin Wamsley (School of Kinesiology)
- 2003 - Janet Brown (School of Physical Therapy)
- 2002 - Tom Overend (School of Physical Therapy)
- Presented by the Dean for the first time in 2002
- Based on evidence of excellence in academic endeavours with particular emphasis on exceptional performance in teaching
- Up to two awards may be presented annually; one for full-time faculty and one for part-time faculty
- Recipient(s) are presented with the award at the Faculty of Health Sciences Award Celebration Event
- Full-time award recipient(s)' name(s) are added to a plaque which will be permanently displayed in the Dean’s Office.
- All full-time and part-time faculty members of the Faculty of Health Sciences may be nominated.
- The awards will recognize excellence in teaching and will focus on those faculty who have demonstrated that they are able to motivate students and are responsive to students' intellectual needs, or have developed innovative curricular materials.
- Submit nomination form (PDF) - due Friday, March 1, 2013
- Nominations can be made by students/faculty/staff/alumni
- Students are encouraged to inform their School Director of their intent to nominate FHS faculty member
- The candidate must approve of the nomination
- FHS Subcommittee on Teaching Awards committee members are not allowed to be nominated or to nominate individuals for this award
- Dossiers are reviewed by the Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Awards Committee to select the award recipients
Requirements for Dossier
- One or more supporting letter(s) [maximum six] from peers or relevant authorities summarizing the nominee’s strengths and noting the various contributions made to the Schools within the Faculty of Health Sciences in any of the award criteria categories.
- It is recommended that a peer review be included. Click on the previous link to download the template.
- One or more supporting letter(s) [maximum six] from students
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Dossier (including Western Instructor Evaluations for the last five years for full-time faculty and the most recent three years for part-time faculty)
- Teaching materials, which can include samples of teaching materials or assessments (not to exceed 10 pages in total)
- Administrative support by the Schools will be provided for all nominations. Schools may contact the Dean's Office for additional support or assistance as required.
- A supporting letter from School/Program Director
Note: The original and one copy of all nomination documentation is required
- The material submitted to the FHS Selection Committee should relate directly to the current nomination.
- Promotion and tenure letters or newspaper clippings relating to other awards or relaying rather unfocussed opinions are unacceptable
- Letters dealing specifically with teaching in a broad context are more useful than letters relating to the nominee’s standing in the profession or to other matters
- The Committee would strongly suggest that letters of support be solicited by the nominators rather than the candidate
Friday, April 12, 2013
Send dossiers to:
Chair, FHS Subcommittee on Teaching Awards
c/o Dean's Office
Room 200C, Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
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