Learning Innovation Unit - Learning Innovation Inititatives - 2007 Call

learning innovation unit

DCU Teaching & Learning Fund (TLF): 2007/2008
President's Teaching & Learning Awards

Nomination of an academic member of staff

Issued: 26th February 2008
Closing: 31st March 2008
Reference: tlf/2007-2008/PresAwards/Academic

Please note that this form is for nomination of an academic member of staff. To nominate an  member of teaching support staff please use the nomination form for teaching support staff.

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Proposer Details



*Please indicate whether this is a self nomination:

This is a self nomination
This is not a self nomination

If this is not a self nomination, please indicate your relationship to the nominee:

If "Other", please specify

*Affiliation: For staff this should be your school; for students (past or current) this should be your programme.

*Email Address:

Supporters - Name, status, email address:
(One per line)

Nominee details



*Email Address:

Nomination details

In order to properly evaluate this nomination please address the following points as best you can:

1. *Teaching Approaches

Please describe your knowledge and/or experience of your/the nominee’s teaching approaches, addressing classroom teaching, student engagement and use of technology. 

2. *Assessment Approaches

Please describe your knowledge and/or experience of your/the nominee’s continuous assessment approaches. This might address issues such as clarity of assessment requirements, feedback during and after the assessment, speed of results provision, use of a variety of assessment approaches, use of on-line assessment, provision of formative assessment (assessment to assist learning and understanding, not necessarily marked).

3. *Availability

Please comment on  your/the nominee’s availability outside of time-tabled classes.

 4. Citation

Please use this space to add anything about you/the nominee which you feel has not been addressed already.


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