University of Calgary Teaching Awards Support Series

Short courses and drop-in sessions


Developing Your Dossier for the University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program

The University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program recognizes the many outstanding contributions that faculty and staff across the academic community make to enriching the quality and breadth of student learning. Representing one of the most comprehensive teaching awards programs in Canada, recipients of this prestigious institutional Teaching Award are selected through a formal adjudication process, based on evidence presented in a nomination package, including a nomination letter, and a nomination dossier.

Dossiers present an integrated summary of our philosophy, approaches, achievements, and contributions to teaching and student learning. The goal of this session is to provide an opportunity for participants to actively explore the process of creating a dossier for the University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program.

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Reflect on and articulate your beliefs about teaching and learning and how they connect to your teaching/learning/educational strategies
  2. Describe the key components of a dossier
  3. Select and present documentation that provides evidence of the scope and quality of your practice, and influence on student learning

Nov 8 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Preparing a Strong Nomination Letter for the University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program

The University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program recognizes the many outstanding contributions that faculty and staff across the academic community make to enriching the quality and breadth of student learning. Representing one of the most comprehensive teaching awards programs in Canada, recipients of this prestigious institutional Teaching Award are selected through a formal adjudication process, based on evidence presented in a nomination package, including a nomination letter, and a nomination dossier.

The nomination letter provides an important foundation for each nomination package. This session is designed specifically for those preparing or wanting to learn more about preparing an effective nomination letter for the University of Calgary Teaching Awards program. It will provide an opportunity for participants to review and discuss the process of preparing a strong nomination letter.

Nov 13 | 1 – 2:30 p.m.

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Advice from Past University of Calgary Teaching Award Recipients

The University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program recognizes the many outstanding contributions that faculty and staff across the academic community make to enriching the quality and breadth of student learning. Representing one of the most comprehensive teaching awards programs in Canada, recipients of this prestigious institutional Teaching Award are selected through a formal adjudication process, based on evidence presented in a nomination package, including a nomination letter, and a nomination dossier.

In this session, members of the Teaching Academy (past University of Calgary teaching award recipients) will share their advice in preparing a strong nomination dossier that demonstrates your contributions to student learning. Teaching Academy members will also share examples based on their nomination packages.

Nov 18 | 1 – 3 p.m. 

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Teaching Award Drop-in Consultations

The University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program recognizes the many outstanding contributions that faculty and staff across the academic community make to enriching the quality and breadth of student learning. Representing one of the most comprehensive teaching awards programs in Canada, recipients of this prestigious institutional Teaching Award are selected through a formal adjudication process, based on evidence presented in a nomination package, including a nomination letter, and a nomination dossier.

This session will provide an opportunity for nominators and nominees to ask questions and consult on their nomination letters and nomination dossiers related to the University of Calgary Teaching Awards Program.

Consultations are one-to-one with members of the EDU and the Teaching Academy (past teaching award recipients). They are on a first come, first served basis.

Dec 12 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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