Outstanding Adjunct Instructor Award

The College of Education and Community Innovation Outstanding Adjunct Instructor Award honors an individual who excels at developing students in the classroom, preparing them to be well-rounded and high-quality professionals.

Award Eligibility

Adjunct (not AP faculty)

Award Criteria

This award is based on the following criteria, which are not ranked by order of importance or exhaustive:

  • Seeks input from full-time faculty and incorporates it.
  • Ability to demonstrate resourcefulness and expand on textual material.
  • Evidence of being current in the field and the ability to demonstrate the relevancy of course material.
  • Students share that the instructor communicates effectively, demonstrates enthusiasm in the classroom, and serves as a role model.
  • Demonstration of innovation and flexibility, an ability to stimulate intellectual curiosity and challenge students.
  • Updates materials regularly based on past teaching experience and feedback to improve current practice.

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