The Milton and Sonia Greenberg Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
The Milton and Sonia Greenberg Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award recognizes faculty who have made a significant contribution to research-based analyses of teaching practices or of curricular design. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is a movement in post-secondary education that promotes systematic analysis of the practice of teaching along with application of research-based approaches to instruction and curricular design.
Any faculty member teaching full-time during the current academic year is eligible for nomination. Self-nominations are not eligible. Both individual faculty members and teams of faculty members may be nominated.
Terms of Award:
The winning faculty member (or faculty team) will receive an award of $3000 in the form of a stipend. In addition to being recognized at the annual Ann Ferren Conference in January, the winner will be invited to present his or her work at a CTRL event.
Nominations may be made by any member of the AU faculty. The selection panel will be composed of the Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs (or designee), the Executive Director of CTRL, and a previous winner of the award.
September 1, 2015
Final date to submit nominations:
November 15, 2015
Announcement of winner:
Nominate a faculty member for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award.
2015 Award Winner: Betsy Cohn (SIS)
The 2015 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award was given to Professor Betsy Cohn (School of International Service). Since 2013, Betsy has served as SIS Faculty Coordinator for Teaching and Student Learning. Her expertise continues to be enriched by involvement with professional teaching conferences and knowledge of the current pedagogical literature. Betsy has also been most generous in sharing her insights about higher education with the larger university community, by regularly leading sessions at the CTRL August Workshops, the Ann Ferren Conference, and Noontime Conversations, and by mentoring students in the Greenberg PhD Seminars for Effective Teaching.
2014 Award Winner: Brigid Maher (SOC)
The 2014 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award was given to Professor Brigid Maher (School of Communication)
2013 Award Winner: Teresa Larkin (CAS, Physics)
The 2013 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award was given to Professor Teresa Larkin (CAS, Department of Physics). Professor Larkin was selected for her research on writing-based pedagogical methods and learning-style assessments in the STEM classroom, as well as assessment of active-learning technologies inside and outside the STEM classroom.
2012 Award Winner: Ivy Broder (CAS, Department of Economics)
The 2012 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award was given to professor Ivy Broder (CAS, Department of Economics). Professor Broder was selected for designing an online curriculum for her course on Economics of World Regions. The course, which was created for students in the university's AU Abroad Program, incorporates students' first-hand experiences and research via an online discussion board.
2011 Award Winner: Derrick Cogburn (SIS)
The 2011 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award was given to Professor Derrick Coburn (School of International Service), because he integrates his study of cyber-learning and his teaching as integral parts of his curriculum design and implementation, while designing, implementing and evaluating cyber-learning for students with disabilities.