Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award
CTRL’s Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award honors faculty who have demonstrated creativity in using technology in their teaching. The award is named for the founding director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (the precursor of CTRL), who was instrumental in encouraging AU faculty members to incorporate technological tools into their teaching practices.
Eligibility | Terms of Award | Selection Process | Timeline | Nomination Process
Any faculty member teaching full-time or part-time during the current academic year is eligible for nomination. Both individual faculty members and teams of faculty members may be nominated.
Terms of Award:
The winning faculty member (or faculty team) receives an award of $1000. In addition to being recognized at the annual Ann Ferren Conference in January, the winner will present a demonstration of his or her innovative teaching during the August CTRL Teaching, Research, and Technology Workshops.
Nominations may be made by any member of the university community. A short-list of nominees will be requested to provide a brief description of their activities involving use of technology in the classroom. The selection panel for the short list and for the winner will be composed of members of CTRL plus a previous winner of the award.
|Nominations open:||January 1, 2013|
|Final date to submit nominations:
||March 15, 2013|
|Announcement of winner:||April 2013|
Nominations for the 2014 Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award will open in January 2014.
Questions about the Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award? Please contact Anna Olsson at ext 6077.
2013 Winners: Donna Dietz and Beverly Peters
2012 Winners: Jill Klein and Stef Woods
The 2012 Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award was split between Professors Jill Klein (KSB, Department of Information Technology) and Stef Woods (CAS, Department of Anthropology). Jill Klein was selected because of her creative use of a wide variety of web tools for student collaboration and mind-mapping. Stef Woods was selected because of her extensive integration of social media tools in her class, in combination with teaching her students internet safety.
Each year, CTRL honors a faculty member who has demonstrated creativity in using technology in his or her teaching. Nominations may come from anyone – faculty, students, or staff. The winner receives a $1500 award.