Awards

Awards

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The Teaching Commons posts awards which recognize excellence in teaching and assists faculty who are submitting applications and proposals for internal and external awards as well as grants programs.

We can provide

  • Individual consultations
  • Workshops
  • Advice 
  • Practical support (e.g. editing, proofing, etc.)

Lakehead University Distinguished Instructor Award

What Is It?

The Distinguished Instructor Award (DIA) is Lakehead University’s most prestigious teaching award and recognizes an outstanding individual who has made a significant contribution to teaching excellence and educational innovation and leadership at the University over a number of years. Only one award per year is bestowed.

Teaching Support Award

What Is It?

Lakehead University’s Teaching Support Award recognizes the support provided for teaching by employees of the university. One award will be given annually.

Recipients of the Teaching Support Award will be publicly recognized at Senate, and will receive a monetary award of $250.00.

Eligibility

a) Employees who provide support for teaching at Lakehead are eligible to be nominated.

b) Members currently on the Senate Teaching and Learning Awards Sub-Committee are ineligible.

c) Graduate Assistants are ineligible to be nominated for this award for their work as Graduate Assistants, but may be eligible for contributions in another capacity.

d) An individual may only receive this award once every five years.

Teaching Innovation Award 2019-2020

What Is It?

Lakehead University’s Teaching Innovation Award recognizes the development and/or implementation of innovative pedagogical practices and technologies. The award is given for the development and/or implementation of a specific pedagogical innovation, and may be awarded to an individual or a team. Up to three awards may be given annually.

Recipients of the Teaching Innovation Award will be publicly recognized at Senate, and will receive a monetary award of $100.00. Recipients will also be invited to lead a workshop on their innovation.

Eligibility

a) Instructors, librarians, and staff engaged in the delivery and support of teaching at Lakehead are eligible to be nominated for innovations developed and/or implemented at Lakehead University. Members currently on the Senate Teaching and Learning Awards Sub-Committee are ineligible.

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