Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Awards
Nominations will be accepted from USC Columbia students, faculty, department
chairs, and deans. Eligible full time tenured or tenure track faculty members who
have taught at USC at least three years may be nominated or may self nominate.
A nomination form (PDF)
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.
Nominees will then be contacted by the Office of the Provost and asked to submit
the materials below.
Required Materials for Nominee's file: (8 page limit)
- A three-page vita which includes tenure status and faculty rank
- A three-page narrative which summarizes the candidate's philosophy of teaching, involvement in undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring of undergraduate students (12-point font / 1'' margin)
- A two page summary from chair or colleague summarizing teaching, research, advisement, mentoring activities, awards, etc.. Suggestions for two-page summary:
- Course or Program Development such as courses taught/developed, program development or revision, 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 discipline or profession (and related specifically to teaching) such as: publications, seminars, presentations, video or other technology- based productions, portfolios, exhibits, concerts
- Delivery of instruction, syllabi, course requirements and assessment approaches
- Evaluation of student learning, student generated products, examples of completed assignments
- Awards for teaching and advising
Nominee's files are due to the Office of the Provost by February 1, 2013.
The selection committee will make a
recommendation to the Provost, who will select the winner. The winners will be
announced at the Spring Faculty Awards Ceremony.
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