The submission window is now open for the 2024 Awards for Teaching Excellence. All nominations must be submitted by November 17, 2023 for consideration. The awards will be presented at the 19th ACASA Triennial, to be held in Chicago, August 7-11, 2024
This Award for Teaching Excellence is designed to acknowledge and celebrate dedicated, innovative and inspirational teaching in art history or related fields. Recognizing the value of teaching as a constitutive element of scholarship, this award is presented to scholars who have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and have established creative pedagogical approaches towards socially-responsive teaching. These awards honor scholars who have maintained high standards of teaching practice, inspired diverse students and have encouraged critical thinking in the field.
Two awards are made, one from each of the following categories:
- Distinguished Teaching Award for candidates who, over ten years or more, have demonstrated a commitment to teaching
- Early and Mid-Career Teaching Award for candidates who, over four years or more, have demonstrated a commitment to teaching.
Candidates may be nominated by members of ACASA or may self-nominate
All submissions should be uploaded by the nominator to this form with the submission materials listed below. All submission materials must be received by November 17, 2023.
All submissions should include the following materials:
- a one-page summary of teaching philosophy
- a list of courses taught and syllabi demonstrating course design (e.g. outcomes, assessment, assignments, learning materials)
- course evaluations
- letters of support from two colleagues
The award submission window is currently open. All nominations must be submitted by November 17, 2023 for consideration. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
The following criteria are not exclusive or exhaustive. Candidates in the both categories should demonstrate the following:
- excellent in course design in which the outcomes, assessments, and teaching activities are aligned
- evidence of teaching students with diverse experiences and needs
- use of a range of teaching methods that demonstrate innovation (e.g. interactive/learner-centered, blended methods)
- facilitation of critical thinking in teaching
- membership in good standing in ACASA Join ACASA.
Please contact Caroline Bastian, ACASA Project Manager, with any questions or concerns.
2021 ACASA Awards for Teaching Excellence Recipients
Cynthia Becker, Associate Professor, Boston University
Henry Drewal, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison