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Call for Nominations Reminder: 2020 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching

Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Linda Nuoffer
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The nomination deadline for the APA’s 2020 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching is one month away. Don’t wait to submit your nomination!

The Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching, sponsored by the American Philosophical Association (APA), the American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT), and the Teaching Philosophy Association (TPA), recognizes a philosophy teacher who has had a profound impact on the student learning of philosophy in undergraduate and/or pre-college settings. The winner will be awarded $1,000 and a plaque. All APA members are eligible.

Nomination letters should be no more than 2,000 words and should address the selection criteria detailed below. (For reference, the nomination letters of previous winners are linked on the Teaching Prize page.) Only APA members may submit nominations; self-nominations are welcome.

Criteria to Include in the Nomination Letter

  • Excellence in undergraduate and/or pre-college philosophy teaching, established, in part, by the nominee's attention to student learning
  • Creative and effective use of high-quality pedagogies
  • Broader impact on the quality of philosophy education through service and/or research

The nomination deadline is August 1, 2020. To submit a nomination, fill out the nomination form.

After reviewing the nomination letters, the APA committee on the teaching of philosophy will invite selected finalists to submit detailed information.

We look forward to receiving your nominations for the 2020 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching.

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