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The Nomination Dossier: Part 1

Important:

  • The dossier must not exceed 50 pages, including appendices and graphics. Cover pages, divider pages, and contact information pages are not counted.
  • Use a standard 12-point font with one-inch margins.
  • Each page and scan must be legible.
  • Each page must be numbered. 
  • Please do not include active URLs or data disks in the dossiers.  Reviewers will not open them.

Table of Contents

PLEASE NOTE: Opinions about a candidate’s excellence are most credible if expressed by others.  Clearly identify the authors or preparers of each of the dossier’s following subdivisions:  4.0, 5.0, 6.1, 6.2,6,3, 6.4, 6.5,6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10,7.0, 8.0, 9.0.   
 

1.0

Cover Page

2.0

Nomination Brief

 

2.1

Nominee’s Contact information

 

2.2

Nominator’s Contact Information

 

2.3

Nominee’s Education and Relevant Learning Experience

 

2.4

Employment History

 

2.5

Other Contact Information

 

 

2.5.1

Public Relations Office

 

 

2.5.2

Communications Officer

 

 

2.5.3

Other relevant media and institutions

 

2.6

Terms of Acceptance—Fellows are expected to attend both the STLHE 2015 annual conference (June 16 to 19, 2015) and the Banff retreat (November 6 to 10, 2015).  Participants in the 3M Retreat may not be accompanied by spouses, partners, dependents, or pets.

3.0

Letters of Nomination

 

3.1

Nominator’s Letter

 

3.2

University Administration Letter of Endorsement (If different from 3.1)

4.0

Teaching Philosophy Statement

5.0

Effective Teaching Strategies

6.0

Teaching Excellence

 

6.1

Brief Statement of how the nominee’s university recognizes teaching excellence.

 

6.2

Teaching awards received.

 

6.3

Courses taught over past five years

 

6.4

Examples of course materials

 

6.5

Data from student evaluations over several years

 

6.6

Student Comments from two or more classes

 

6.7

Copy of the instrument used by students to evaluate the nominee’s teaching

 

6.8

Special Course Development efforts

 

6.9

Letters of support from former students (no more than 3)

 

6.10

Letters of support from others (no more than 3)

 

6.11

Other evidence of teaching excellence

7.0

Educational Leadership Statement, written by the nominee

8.0

Evidence for Educational Leadership

9.0

Summary Conclusion