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Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching Application Guide

Application Process

Nominees for the Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching (PAET) who meet the eligibility qualifications are informed via email. Nominees who wish to be considered must submit a teaching portfolio electronically in either Microsoft Word or PDF format, to Katie Hartman (hartmank@ohio.edu) no later than midnight on Friday, November 5, 2021.

Each portfolio should be no more than 15-20 typed pages using 1.5 line spacing, a 12 point font, one inch margins, and headers with your name and page numbers.

Appendices are not accepted.

Required Materials

  • Cover Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Teaching Philosophy (1-2 pages)
  • List of courses taught and numbers of students enrolled for the last two years
  • List of numerical averages from student evaluations for the last two years, with dept. averages
  • Teaching Schedule for both fall and spring semesters

Suggested Materials

  • Teaching Practices and Innovations
    Statement of how student progress is measured, i.e., grading practices, grade distributions, etc.
    Description of how you integrate recent theories and methodologies into your classes
    Description of your instructional methodology in relation to your discipline
    Design and implementation of instructional approaches
  • Curriculum
    Curriculum developed
    Influence on curriculum
  • Mentoring and Advising Students
    Undergraduate advising activities related to career and curriculum
  • Mentoring Faculty in Regard to Instruction
    Description of activities in regard to mentoring faculty
  • Scholarship with Respect to Teaching
    Grants received in relation to teaching

If you have questions, please contact Katie Hartman, Associate Provost for Faculty Development (hartmank@ohio.edu)