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National Outstanding Teaching Award

Nomination Open: 11/29/2022

Nomination Deadline: 02/08/2023

As an organization, ASEE is committed to the support of faculty scholarship and systems that develop pedagogical expertise. The National Outstanding Teaching Award was established in 2003 by contributions from ASEE Sections, members, and industrial partners. The award is designed to provide national recognition to an engineering or engineering technology educator for excellence in outstanding classroom performance, contributions to the scholarship of teaching, and participation in ASEE Section meetings and local activities. The award recipient receives an engraved commemorative medallion, certificate, and complimentary registration for the ASEE Annual Conference at which the award is presented. An honorarium will be included as a part of the award when funding of the endowment is completed. Each Section award winner will receive a certificate in recognition of his or her teaching excellence at the regional level.

 

Teachers of any subject included in an ABET accredited engineering or engineering technology curriculum, including faculty teaching parallel courses at two-year or community colleges, are eligible. Those teaching humanities and social studies, mathematics, science, applied science and computing science are also eligible. Classroom Performance: Possess and be able to communicate broad and accurate subject area knowledge. Possess self-confidence, create a feeling of harmony between self and students, and able to meet difficulties with poise. Possess a sense of proportion, stressing fundamentals and basic underlying truths. Prepare assignments that challenge students, demanding thinking and learning. Demonstrate an intense subject area interest & enthusiasm and enhance the learning process to fully motivate students. Be available for advising and counseling students. Show evidence of outstanding classroom performance using regular course evaluations and individual letters of recommendation from current and former students. Teaching Scholarship Contributions: Demonstrate effectiveness in course and/or curriculum development. Evidence of laboratory or other facility development. Development or authorship of instructional material or a text that enhances the student learning process. Publication of original work, through any medium including presentations at professional meetings, that enhances the engineering education process or adds value to teaching methodology literature. Service as a mentor to other teaching faculty or participation in the development and delivery of seminars and workshops focused on improvements to teacher classroom effectiveness. Teach a minimum of two semester or three quarter classroom or laboratory courses per year. ASEE and Local Participation: Possess a strong record of activity in ASEE or the educational activities of another professional society. Be an ASEE member with a record of participation in Section meetings. (A minimum participation is attending the Section meeting at which the Section award is presented; and making a presentation at that meeting (or the following Section meeting) to share some element of his/her success as a teacher). Provide a commitment statement to attend the ASEE Annual Meeting if selected to receive the National Outstanding Teaching Award.

The nomination form can be found in the link below (note that only Section officers can submit award nominations; there is one nomination per section each year)

 

Nominations are automatically transferred over for the next award cycle. If not selected, nominations can be re-submitted after one award cycle.

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National Outstanding Teaching Award

Nomination Open: 11/29/2022

Nomination Deadline: 02/08/2023

As an organization, ASEE is committed to the support of faculty scholarship and systems that develop pedagogical expertise. The National Outstanding Teaching Award was established in 2003 by contributions from ASEE Sections, members, and industrial partners. The award is designed to provide national recognition to an engineering or engineering technology educator for excellence in outstanding classroom performance, contributions to the scholarship of teaching, and participation in ASEE Section meetings and local activities. The award recipient receives an engraved commemorative medallion, certificate, and complimentary registration for the ASEE Annual Conference at which the award is presented. An honorarium will be included as a part of the award when funding of the endowment is completed. Each Section award winner will receive a certificate in recognition of his or her teaching excellence at the regional level.

 

Teachers of any subject included in an ABET accredited engineering or engineering technology curriculum, including faculty teaching parallel courses at two-year or community colleges, are eligible. Those teaching humanities and social studies, mathematics, science, applied science and computing science are also eligible. Classroom Performance: Possess and be able to communicate broad and accurate subject area knowledge. Possess self-confidence, create a feeling of harmony between self and students, and able to meet difficulties with poise. Possess a sense of proportion, stressing fundamentals and basic underlying truths. Prepare assignments that challenge students, demanding thinking and learning. Demonstrate an intense subject area interest & enthusiasm and enhance the learning process to fully motivate students. Be available for advising and counseling students. Show evidence of outstanding classroom performance using regular course evaluations and individual letters of recommendation from current and former students. Teaching Scholarship Contributions: Demonstrate effectiveness in course and/or curriculum development. Evidence of laboratory or other facility development. Development or authorship of instructional material or a text that enhances the student learning process. Publication of original work, through any medium including presentations at professional meetings, that enhances the engineering education process or adds value to teaching methodology literature. Service as a mentor to other teaching faculty or participation in the development and delivery of seminars and workshops focused on improvements to teacher classroom effectiveness. Teach a minimum of two semester or three quarter classroom or laboratory courses per year. ASEE and Local Participation: Possess a strong record of activity in ASEE or the educational activities of another professional society. Be an ASEE member with a record of participation in Section meetings. (A minimum participation is attending the Section meeting at which the Section award is presented; and making a presentation at that meeting (or the following Section meeting) to share some element of his/her success as a teacher). Provide a commitment statement to attend the ASEE Annual Meeting if selected to receive the National Outstanding Teaching Award.

The nomination form can be found in the link below (note that only Section officers can submit award nominations; there is one nomination per section each year)

 

Nominations are automatically transferred over for the next award cycle. If not selected, nominations can be re-submitted after one award cycle.

Showing 1 - 10 of 17 results

Year Winner Name
2021 Hadas Ritz
2020 Brock E. Barry
2019 Mark M. Budnik
2017 Amelito G Enriquez
2016 Mary C. Verstraete
2015 Robert M. Brooks
2014 Jeffrey Will
2013 Yacob Astatke
2012 Bobby G Crawford
2011 Autar Kaw

National Outstanding Teaching Award

2022 winner:

Paul Morrow Nissenson

Past Winners

Showing 1 - 10 of 17 results
Year Winner Name
2021 Hadas Ritz
2020 Brock E. Barry
2019 Mark M. Budnik
2017 Amelito G Enriquez
2016 Mary C. Verstraete
2015 Robert M. Brooks
2014 Jeffrey Will
2013 Yacob Astatke
2012 Bobby G Crawford
2011 Autar Kaw