Night to Honor Teaching 2013

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Every year, the UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Teaching and the Office of Instructional Development celebrate the winners of UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Awards.

This year marked the 30th anniversary of the Night to Honor Teaching. This year's dinner and award ceremony was held October 15, 2013. We invite you to join in the celebration via this on-line presentation!

   
deGuzman
Jean-Paul deGuzman,
History

"Demonstrates the ways in which the world
around us shapes individual lives."
  Gillen-Oneal
Cari Gillen-O'Neel,

Psychology
"Has high expectations and offers students resources to meet these expectations."
Nicholson
Michael Nicholson,
English

"Has confidence that rigorous research and
entertaining experimentation are compatible
and rewarding."
  Snead
Christopher Snead,
Earth and Space Sciences

"Strives to make studying the solar system a personal experience for each student."
Wang
Jida Wang,
Geography

"Treats teaching as an opportunity to reexplore
the knowledge that used to be new to him."
   

 

 

 

 

   
Fallows
Randall Fallows,
Writing Programs

"Insists students develop and defend their
own interpretations of course material."
  Kudyma
Anna Kudyma,
Slavic languages and Literatures

"Devoted to her students, and to the cultural activities that are an integral part of their learning."
Schleper
Joan Schleper,
Nursing

"Connects with her students on a human
level in an effort to connect with them on an academic level."
   

 

 

 

   
Carey
Michael Carey,
Biological Chemistry
Undergraduate Mentorship Award

"Developed a new , interactive model
for preparing future medical students to
engage in research."

Co-Award Winners

Colicelli
John Colicelli,
Biological Chemistry
Undergraduate Mentorship Award
Crosbie-Watson
Rachelle Crosbie-Watson,
Integrative Biology and Physiology

"Engages students by teaching them to learn thoroughly about disease, while also caring deeply about their patients."
  Grossman
Jonathan Grossman,
English
Eby Award for the Art of Teaching

"Energizes students by giving them the tools to create and articulate their ideas."
Hunt
Lynn Hunt,
History
Distinction in Teaching at the Graduate Level

"Cares deeply about each student, and is
completely involved in their progress."
  Shorter
David Shorter,
World Arts and Clultures/Dance

"Learned effective teaching means meeting students where they are and helping them from there."
Sweeney
Megan Sweeney,
Sociology

"Believes fun and relevance, hands-on
application, and peer interaction are critical for teaching."