National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

Distinguished Teaching Award

images/teaching-award.pngThe Distinguished Teaching Award is given to a person who has significantly contributed to kinesiology in higher education through proven success in the classroom.

The deadline for nominations is August 1, 2024.

Nominees will be judged on their contributions to the following by showing distinction in one area with contributions in two or more other areas:

  1. Demands rigor and high standards of performance for her/himself and for students
  2. Inspires students to greater achievement
  3. Ensures course content represents the highest standards in the field
  4. Maintains involvement with students outside the classroom
  5. Receives highly positive evaluations by current or former students
  6. Shows evidence of continuing professional development
  7. Demonstrates improved teaching technique.

The Distinguished Teaching Award requires the nominee to submit (1) statements outlining their instructional approach regarding the award criteria, (2) a curriculum vitae and (3) a letter of support from an individual currently working with the nominee addressing all the criteria for the award. After being nominated, the nominee will be emailed a link to an application form where the written statements may be submitted and the vitae and letter uploaded.

Distinguished Teaching Award Nomination Form

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