- February 15
- Nominators: Students, alumni, staff, faculty, departments, or colleges are eligible to nominate a candidate.
- Nominations and supporting materials: strictly limited to 15 pages. Additional materials may be submitted as an appendix for consultation by interested members of the selection committee.
Eligibility and Selection
- Eligible: All faculty, sessional lecturers or staff members employed on a full-time or continuing part-time basis by the University.
- As a condition of receiving the award, the recipients will be asked to make a public presentation organized by the Gwenna Moss Centre on their work in teaching and learning.
Nominations, shall be forwarded to the Director of the University Learning Centre. A selection sub-committee appointed by the Director of the University Learning Centre will review nominations and select a recipient.
About the Award
- teaching international students
- teaching about international perspectives
- leadership in international education - here or elsewhere
The award will be presented to an individual who demonstrates:
- evidence of outstanding teaching to international students and/or bringing international perspectives and viewpoints to local students, such as:
- excellent overall teaching quality in courses as determined by students and peers
- evidence of sustained commitment to international teaching and learning initiatives over a number of years
- evidence of excellent teaching about international perspectives at the pre-undergraduate, undergraduate level, and/or at the graduate level where possible.
- evidence of excellent graduate student supervision and mentorship of international students where possible.
- evidence of leadership in international education, such as:
- the production of high quality peer-reviewed scholarly contributions related to international teaching or learning
- contributions to the promotion, mentorship and/or development of international teaching in their peers and junior colleagues.
- activity related to the design or development of an innovative strategy, course, or program of study
- evidence of ongoing professional development in teaching
The recipient will receive an award of $2,000 to be used to support a project or scholarship in teaching and learning. The award will be transferred to a University of Saskatchewan account held in the name of the recipient of the award. Please note that in order to hold the award funding, the recipient must be employed by the University.
One award will be made annually and the recipient will be recognized at a Celebration of Teaching hosted by the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness.