Learning Innovation Unit, Dublin City University

Learning Innovation Unit

 2008/2009 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching 

Academic Staff and First Time Lecturers/Tutors Nomination Form

Deadline for nominations: 27th March 2009 at 5pm

Please note that this form is for nominating Academic Staff or First Time Lecturers/Tutors. To nominate a member of Academic Support Staff please use the Academic Support Staff Nomination Form. http://www.dcu.ie/ovpli/liu/li-schemes/pres-award/2008/academic-support…

Please contact learning.innovation@dcu.ie if you have any questions about using the forms.   

Please note the following
  •  Fields marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed.
  •  You are strongly encouraged to prepare and save all required information in advance then copy and paste the information into the relevant sections of the online form. This is to ensure you do not lose information in the event of any technical problems which may occur during online submission.
  •  The online form only saves plain text therefore any formatting (fonts, colours, images, etc.) will be lost when submitting.
  •  When you are happy with the information you have entered in each of the fields, click the SUBMIT button at the end of the form to submit your nomination.

Who are you nominating? 

*Nominee's Name:

If you are nominating a team or group, please enter their names(s) (One per line)

*Nominee's School:

*Nominee's Email Address:

Proposer Details

*Your Name:


Please indicate your relationship to the nominee:

If "Other", please specify

*Affiliation: For staff this should be your school, department or unit; for students or alumni this should be your programme of study.

*Your Email Address:

Supporters of this nomination

Please enter the name, status (staff/student or alumni) and email address of any individuals supporting this nomination (One per line)

Nomination details

Please complete the following as best you can:

1. *Approach to Teaching 

Please describe your knowledge and/or experience of the nominee’s teaching approaches, addressing classroom teaching, student engagement and use of technology. Please refer to the document “What is Teaching Excellence” [LINK] as a guide.

2.    *Command of Subject

Please use this space to refer to the nominees approach to the subject he/she teaches such as the use of up to date theory and examples. Please refer to the document “What is Teaching Excellence” [LINK] as a guide.

3.    Teaching Development NOT APPLICABLE TO STUDENTS - COMBINE with no 1?

Use this area to discuss the nominee’s approach to self and staff development in relation to teaching and learning. Please refer to the document “What is Teaching Excellence” [LINK] as a guide.

4. *Assessment Approaches

Use this section to demonstrate the nominee’s approach to assessment.
Please refer to the document “What is Teaching Excellence” [LINK] as a guide.

5. Additional information

Please use this space to add anything about the nominee(s) you feel has not already been addressed. 


When all the required information has been entered on the form, click the SUBMIT button below.
Provided the form has been filled in appropriately your application will be processed and a confirmation page will be displayed. You will receive an automatic email acknowledgement of your nomination. If you do not receive an email confirmation or if you have any problems or questions relating to your nomination submission, please contact learning.innovation@dcu.ie.