American Academy of Religion: Excellence in Teaching Award

Nomination Criteria:

·       Outstanding performance as a classroom teacher, as demonstrated by the teaching statement, representative syllabi, student evaluations, peer observations, teaching awards, and other forms of peer recognition.

·       Development of innovative and/or exceptionally effective teaching methods, courses and curricular materials, including the incorporation of technology in the classroom, community-based education, grant projects and/or contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning.

·       Commitment to professional identity as a teacher of religion, including student or peer mentoring, workshop facilitation or design, and/or educational leadership at the local institution or professional societies.

·       At least five years' experience in teaching in higher education.

Selection: Members of the Committee on Teaching and Learning will assess the applications. The Award will be presented at the Awards Ceremony held at the AAR Annual Meeting. The award recipient also will be featured at a Special Topics Forum.

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Posted on June 16, 2016 and filed under Fall.