Clinical Practice Teaching Award
Nominations will be accepted from students, faculty, department chairs, and deans from the colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and social work. Eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty members (employed by USC) who have taught in clinical practice courses at USC at least three years may be nominated or may self nominate. A nomination form and a brief memo or letter stating the reasons the individual is being nominated for the award should be submitted to the Office of the Provost by December 17, 2012
. The nomination should be accompanied by a letter from the nominee’s dean or chair attesting that the nominator is from an eligible college/school and that the nominee has actively participated in clinical practice teaching for each of the past three years. Nominees will then be contacted by the Office of the Provost and requested to submit the materials below.
Required Materials for Nominee's file: (8 page limit)
A three-page vita which includes faculty rank and status
A three-page narrative which summarizes the candidate's philosophy of teaching, involvement in clinical teaching and practice, advising, and mentoring of health science students
A two page summary from chair or colleague summarizing clinical teaching, research, advisement, mentoring activities, awards. Suggestions for two-page summary:
Course or Program Development such as courses taught/developed, program development or revision, clinical instructional materials developed for students, uses of current and emerging technologies
Advisement and career counseling such as development of advisement materials, awards or recognitions
Research or independent study supervision such as nature and quality of student performance, nature and quality of supervision, nature and quality of outcomes or products
Mentoring and instructional support to colleagues and teaching assistants, excerpts of letters from those assisted, description of support offered
Research and writing in the clinical discipline or profession (and related specifically to teaching) such as: publications, seminars, presentations, video or other technology- based productions, portfolios, exhibits, concerts
Delivery of clinical instruction, syllabi, course requirements and assessment approaches
Evaluation of student learning, student generated products, examples of completed assignments
Awards for clinical teaching and advising
Process and Submission Deadline:
Nominee's files are due to the Office of the Provost by February 1, 2013.
The selection committee will recommend two award winners to the Provost. The winners will be presented at the Spring Faculty Awards Ceremony.
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