UTM Cleo Leland Boyd Teaching Excellence Award for Sessional Faculty

Division : University of Toronto Mississauga

Type : Divisional Teaching Award, Non-Continuing Teaching Appointment

More Information : https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/dean/awards-grants/awards-grants-faculty/teaching-excellence-awards-faculty


The Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Teaching includes lecturing, involvement in seminars and tutorials, individual and group discussions, laboratory teaching and other means by which students derive educational benefits. Teaching effectiveness is demonstrated by the degree to which the faculty member is able to stimulate and challenge the intellectual ability of students, to communicate academic material effectively and to maintain a mastery of his/her subject areas. It also involves maintaining accessibility to students and the ability to influence the intellectual and scholarly development of students.

The award recipients will receive $3000 for teaching-related initiatives/research.


  1. UTM Cleo Leland Boyd Teaching Excellence Award for Sessional Faculty Division has been established to recognize excellence in teaching from Course Instructors and Sessional Lectures at any level.
  2. Nominees will only be considered for their work as a course instructor on the University of Toronto Mississauga campus. Individuals must have two (2) or more terms (H or Y) of experience working as a course instructor at UTM to be eligible for this award.


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