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Crop Science Teaching Award

 

The focus of this award is on traits that characterize excellence in resident classroom teaching of crop science at the undergraduate and graduate level. The award consists of a certificate, a complimentary ticket to the award ceremony, and $2,000.

Evaluation:

  1. Classroom skills as evidenced by peer and student evaluations
  2. Innovative or unique approaches to encourage learning by students
  3. Performance by graduates in areas related to the teaching activities of the nominee
  4. Student-teacher interactions as evidenced by student and peer evaluations and by motivation and maturation of students
  5. Recognition of accomplishments as a classroom teacher evidenced by department, college, university, or other professional groups awards

Nominations Opened: Feb 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM CST
Nominations initiated by: Mar 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT
3 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 5, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT


Eligibility

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Nominator

  1. Nominators are required to be ASA, CSSA, and/or SSSA members.
  2. Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.

Nominee

  1. Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
  2. Nominees are required to be ASA, CSSA, and/or SSSA members.
  3. Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.
  4. Teams are eligible if the following qualifications are met: 1. At least one member of the team is required to be a member of CSSA. 2. Where other disciplines are represented, the ASA, CSSA, SSSA member(s) will be a major contributor (50% or more) to the team effort. 3. Only publications where all team members are authors or honors and awards received by the team will be listed. Individual efforts are to be omitted.
  5. Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.

Reference

  1. Members of this CSSA Awards Committee, the CSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a reference for this award.

Qualifications

Nominator

  1. Current Position Title

Nominee

  1. Degrees Received
  2. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 2000)
  3. Classroom Skills
    Describe classroom skills as evidenced by peer and student evaluations. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  4. Innovative Approaches
    Describe innovative and/or unique approaches to classroom instruction that encourage student learning. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  5. Influence on Former Students
    Describe the influence of the nominee on the professional performance of former students. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  6. Effectiveness in Counseling
    Describe the nominee's effectiveness in counseling students (i.e., concern for their educational, social, and personal welfare). (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  7. Program Contributions
    Describe contributions to overall undergraduate/graduate programs in a department and/or college. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  8. Professional Contributions Listing
    Identify and briefly list the nominee's technical or nontechnical publications, patents, and efforts to develop or improve programs, practices, and products. List up to 12 of the most significant professional contributions of the nominee. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  9. Contributions in Professional Societies
    Describe contributions in professional societies that emphasize excellence in crop science teaching. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  10. Recognition of Accomplishments
    Describe recognition of accomplishments as a classroom teacher by department, college, university, or other professional group. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  11. Evaluation
    In this section, summarize the primary achievements and evaluate the nominee's comprehensive skills, competencies, and qualifications for this award. Give the nominees impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria in the award description. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)