Distinguished Teaching Lecturer Award

This award is presented annually to a PSU teaching lecturer who has taught at PSU for at least 5 years.  The following previous recipients are ineligible:  Lisa Travis, Annie Hager, Aparna Waghe, and Burrett McBee.

Click Here to view a full list of previous award recipients.

Nominations must be submitted electronically by 5pm on Monday, March 20, 2017 using this link: 

Distinguished Teaching Lecturer Award Nomination Form 2017

You may nominate any eligible undergraduate teaching lecturer, while considering the following criteria:

  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of subject
  • Exhibit good organization and presentation skills
  • Stimulate student thinking and understanding
  • Arouse students’ interest in learning
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness in teaching
  • Respect and value students as individuals
  • Create a safe classroom environment in which all students feel valued
  • Promote and model respect for critical thinking
  • Provide a variety of instructional strategies to promote a challenging learning environment
  • Display passion for teaching
  • Provide motivation and inspiration for students to achieve at their highest abilities inside and outside of the classroom.

The Distinguished Teaching Awards are presented annually at the faculty meeting in May.

We value our exemplary teaching lecturers and are happy and proud to have the opportunity to publicly celebrate their excellence.

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