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The Nomination Dossier: Part 1

Important:

  • The dossier must not exceed 50 pages, including graphics and any appendices other than the required sets of student comments. Cover pages, divider pages, the complete sets of comments from two or three classes 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, 6.0, 7.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 10.0, 11.0.    
 

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 annual conference (June 21-24, 2016) and the Banff retreat (4-8 November, 2016). 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

Educational Leadership Statement, written by nominee

5.0

Evidence of Educational Leadership

6.0

Teaching Philosophy Statement, written by nominee

7.0

Effective Teaching Strategies

8.0

Teaching Excellence

 

8.1

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

 

8.2

Teaching awards received.

 

8.3

Courses taught over past five years

 

8.4

Examples of course materials

 

8.5

Data from student evaluations over several years [a typed list of all student comments from two or three classes (prepared at arm’s length from the nominee) is to be included in the appendix]

 

8.6

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

 

8.7

Special Course Development efforts

 

8.8

Other evidence of teaching excellence

9.0

Letters of support

 

9.1

From former students (no more than 3).

 

9.2

From others (no more than 3).

10.0

Summary Conclusion

11.0

Apendix: A typed list of all student comments from two or three classes, prepared at arm’s length from the nominee