Hello: Can this reminder of our deadline (9/27/10) for submissions for the Teacher of the Year Award be posted on JESSE? Many Thanks. John Berry, Library Journal
LJ Teaching Award Nomination Guidelines
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-- Library Journal, 6/29/2010
The LJ Teaching Award, sponsored by ProQuest, recognizes excellence in educating the next generation of librarians. This annual award, now in its fourth year, honors the winning LIS teacher with an article in LJ in the November 15 issue, a $5000 prize, and a reception at the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego.
NOMINEES WILL BE JUDGED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
*Illustrates student-centered thinking in all aspects of teaching
*Has track record as career builder: is a mentor and recognizes relationship to students can
*Communicates the core principles of librarianship, such as intellectual freedom, privacy, and a belief
in the value of library service
*Effectively integrates theory, practice, and research, infusing teaching with real-life librarianship
*Is forward thinking: keeps up with cutting-edge issues in the profession and in teaching, including those dealing with technology and its uses in the library field
Anyone who has taught a course at an ALA-accredited master's program since September 3, 2009, as full-time faculty or as an adjunct, is eligible.
Who can nominate
Current students or recent graduates and faculty members are encouraged to nominate candidates. Students must have taken a class from the nominee within the past two years.
What to submit
Candidates will be evaluated primarily on the basis of the nominating letter (no more than two pages in length or email equivalent), but nominators are welcome to submit also letters of support and supplementary material (examples of coursework, etc.) for the judges to consider.
NOMINATION POSTMARK DATE SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
Please send nominations to:
The LJ Teaching Award
160 Varick St., 11th Floor
New York, NY 10013
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