President's Awards

Distinguished Faculty Award

This award recognizes faculty members who achieve teaching and learning excellence, while providing an exceptional student experience.

This award is designed to honour up to five (5) full-time faculty members who have demonstrated leadership in developing an effective learning environment for students both in and outside the classroom.

Eligibility

All faculty members at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (Humber), including Humber faculty teaching in the University of Guelph-Humber programs, who have at least two (2) years full-time service at Humber, are eligible for this award. Employees may be nominated more than once, but may not receive the award more than once in a three-year period.

Criteria

This award is designed to honour the full-time faculty members that have demonstrated leadership in developing an effective learning environment for students both in and outside the classroom. Specifically, they have made contributions that enhance meaningful, deep learning in methods extending beyond the traditional classroom including faculty involvement in student recruitment, student success initiatives, professional development, strategic planning initiatives, and projects.

Examples of practices that may be considered include the following:

  • Employs creativity and innovation in delivery methods and assessment strategies including the use of authentic assessments
  • Creates a learning environment committed to equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Creates a learning environment that exemplifies currency and relevancy to the field of study
  • Engages in advising and supervising students, and provides service on teaching committees
  • Looks for ways to incorporate current learning materials in multiple formats
  • Designs learning in creative and innovative ways that support Universal Instructional Design principles
  • Provides peer-to-peer mentorship and support
  • Fosters a culture of learning and sharing

Additional areas of work related to teaching and learning to consider may include, but are not exclusive to the following:

  • Professional activities
  • Community activities
  • Non-teaching committees
  • Scholarly or applied research

Presentation

Award recipients will receive the following:

  • A plaque for distinguished service

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The 2022 President’s Awards
nominations are closed.

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