Section on Teaching and Learning Call for Awards Nominee Statement

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Hans O. Mauksch Award

The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2014 Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Sociology. Jossey-Bass has generously agreed to provide $250 in books of his/her choice to each recipient of the award.

Eligibility: Nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association. Although not required, it is appropriate that nominees be members of the Section on Teaching and Learning.

To place a name in nomination for this award, please send a letter of nomination to the Award Committee Chairperson indicating the name of the nominee, institutional affiliation, current curriculum vitae and a discussion of the nominees distinguished contributions to undergraduate sociology. Please indicate the mailing addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers where both you and the nominee may be contacted.

Please send your nomination letter as soon as possible, but no later than January 31, 2014 to

Bernice Pescosolido at pescosol@indiana.edu with subject line: HANS O MAUKSCH AWARD NOMINATION. More information about the award can be found on the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning awards webpage http://www2.asanet.org/sectionteach/award.html.


Carla B. Howery Award for Developing Teacher-Scholars


The ASA Section on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2014 Carla B. Howery Award for Developing Teacher-Scholars. The award recognizes the importance of contributing to teaching sociology through training and mentoring future teacher-scholars. Teacher-scholars use the scholarly literature in their own teaching and contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning by publicly documenting teaching activities.

This award is given annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to teaching sociology through mentoring and training of graduate students to teach sociology and contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning. Jossey-Bass has generously agreed to provide $250 in books of his/her choice to each recipient of the award.

Eligibility: Nominees must be members of the American Sociological Association.

To place a name in nomination, send a letter to the Award Committee Chairperson indicating the name of the nominee, institutional affiliation, current curriculum vitae and a discussion of the nominee’s contributions to developing teacher-scholars. Please indicate the mailing address, E-mail address and telephone number where both you and the nominee may be contacted.

Please send your nomination letter as soon as possible, but no later than January 31, 2014 to Bernice Pescosolido at pescosol@indiana.edu with subject line: CARLA B HOWERY AWARD NOMINATION.  More information about the award can be found on the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning awards webpage http://www2.asanet.org/sectionteach/award.html.

 

Award for Scholarly Contributions to Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning Section Annual recognizes high quality scholarship that advances teaching and learning by contributing insights into the educational process, presents innovative teaching methods, and fosters significant, long-lasting learning. Eligible scholarship includes books and articles that contribute to our understanding of teaching and learning; development of new courses, methods, and technology that are made available to the public; and analyses of the impact of changing educational structures and techniques on teaching and learning.

Eligibility: Any evidence-based research and program development by an ASA member that has been implemented or presented in the past three years will be eligible for this award.

To place a name in nomination, submit (1)a letter of nomination describing the contributions of the candidate to scholarship on teaching and learning,(2) documentation of the contribution and (3)the publication outlets.  Full guidelines for submission and criteria of judgment can be found on the section’s website: http://www2.asanet.org/sectionteach/award.html

Nomination materials must be sent to Michael Schwartz at Michael.Schwartz@stonybrook.edu by March 1, 2013.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS