James H. McGraw was recognized as the dean of industrial publishers. He spent some 40 years in the publishing business, beginning as a teacher turned subscription salesman and going on to lay the foundation of one of the largest industrial publishing organizations in the world.
The purpose of the James H. McGraw Award is to recognize outstanding service in engineering technology education. It is presented to a faculty member, author, or administrator who is, or has been, affiliated with an institution that provides engineering technology education.
The Award: Established by the McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1950, the award is now cosponsored by McGraw-Hill Higher Education, the Engineering Technology Council, and the Engineering Technology Division of ASEE. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium and a certificate.
Qualifications: This award recognizes contributions to engineering technology education. The following achievements are required:
- Clearly discernible contributions to engineering technology education.
- Outstanding achievement in one or more of the following activities specifically related to engineering technology education:
- Teaching: evidence of outstanding subject matter competence, student guidance and course development;
- Publications: textbooks, articles, reports, bulletins and tests;
- Administration: outstanding contributions to curriculum development, cooperation with industry, student selection and placement as well as buildings and facilities;
- Other activities: participation in engineering technology studies and surveys and leadership in local and national institute groups.
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