|2019 UFVA Teaching Awards|
Deadline June 1, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
SUBMISSION FORM BELOW
As a means to recognize and reward excellence in instruction, teaching, and learning within the organization, the University Film & Video Association has instituted three annual awards to acknowledge members whose achievements in pedagogy merit recognition.
An award to faculty in each of the following ranks will be granted, with a certificate to be presented to the honorees at the annual UFVA conference.
Below are the procedures for nominations for the 2019 UFVA Teaching Award:
UFVA members from the same or other institutions may nominate candidates for the UFVA Teaching Award or candidates may nominate themselves. The candidate will be responsible for gathering and organizing their application materials.
If the candidate chooses to have a colleague nominate him/her, the candidates for the Teaching Awards can be nominated only by a member or members (in good standing) of the UFVA.
The following materials must be submitted:
1. Nominator’s Statement (prepared by a colleague or by the candidates themselves in the case of self-nomination)
NO MORE THAN THREE pages in length. May include commentary or accomplishments in instruction related to any of the following:
The dossier should be prepared by the candidate especially for the UFVA Teaching Award.
2. Nominee’s curriculum vitae, with teaching and pedagogical activities highlighted.
3. One-page teaching philosophy
4. Two sample syllabi AND two sample assignments.
5. The nominee may also include letters of support from colleagues or students or other supporting documents in their dossier, to total not more than THREE pages.
Other considerations for the dossier:
The nominee should demonstrate evidence of achievement in some (but not necessarily all) of the following areas which should be included in the candidate’s Personal Statement and/or teaching philosophy.
Publication and Development of Educational Materials
The nominee might also demonstrate evidence of achievement in some (but not necessarily all) of the following areas:
Honorees will be selected by the Teaching Awards Committee:
Jen Proctor, Assoc. Professor of Journalism and Screen Studies, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Vaun Monroe, Executive Director of Theater, Film, and Drama, Associate Professor, Wiley College
Jonathan Olshefski, Assoc. Professor of Radio, TV, and Film at Rowan University
Anna Weinstein, Lecturer, Media Studies, Auburn University
Vicky Mejia Yepes, Asst. Professor of Audio Production, Ithaca College