SoTL Awards

Through the Office of the Provost and the Vice-President of Academic Affairs, 10 awards have been made available by academic year for faculty who make outstanding contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning within their discipline and/or to the teaching and learning community. For additional requirements, award criteria and application materials, click on the link below:

See our list of previous SoTL award winners, as well as winners of other university awards.

 

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Jonathan Decker
College of Nursing Jonathan   Decker “Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.”
-Chinese proverbMy teaching philosophy is based upon the belief that students are central to the teaching and learning experience and need to be partners with the teacher in the learning process. My role is to provide the ex...

Ilenia Colon Mendoza
College of Arts and Humanities Ilenia  Colon Mendoza As an educator I believe learning should be a pleasant and interactive activity; I see learning as an experience in and of itself. For the teaching process to be successful, it must be student centered. The first step in achieving a student-centered environment is to make students feel comfortable enough to expr...

Ruey-Hung Chen
College of Engineering and Computer Science Ruey-Hung  Chen Teaching is the most important function of an educational institution. The characteristics of good education consist mainly of inspiration and quality, with approach and methodology to achieve them. • Inspiration - In many cases students choose an area of specialization because they are inspired by exe...