Teaching & Learning Award 2013

Magna Publications and The Teaching Professor are seeking nominations for the Maryellen Weimer Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award. Now in its fifth year, the award recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions with the potential to advance college-level teaching and learning practices.

Please review the guidelines below for submission and nomination procedures, criteria, and other award information.

Submissions due: March 1, 2013. (Submissions before the deadline welcome).


  • A $1,000 stipend given to the author, or shared if there are multiple authors
  • Award made at the 2013 Teaching Professor Conference in New Orleans.
  • Dissemination of the winning scholarship at The Teaching Professor Conference, in The Teaching Professornewsletter, The Teaching Professor Blog and beyond


  • Articles published in a pedagogical periodical (discipline specific such as the Journal of Chemical Education, Teaching of Psychology, or Communication Education or cross-disciplinary publications such as College Teaching) or other higher education publications will be considered.
  • The piece of scholarship may address any topic related to college-level teaching and learning. Preference will not be given to a particular kind of scholarship. It may be a research study (quantitative or qualitative), a piece that describes development and/or implementation of a new teaching strategy or assignment, an article that offers advice based on research, experience or both, an inspirational essay or article that argues a point (like taking a position against grading on a curve).
  • Articles must be at least 1,500 words and published in 2011 or later. In-press work will not be considered.
  • Submissions may be self-nominated by author(s) or nominated by readers (in this case the author will be contacted and asked if he/she/ they is/are willing to have the article considered for the award.)
  • An electronic link to the article must be included with each nomination. Paper copies are not acceptable.
  • Submit the following information: authors name(s) with contact information for at least one of the authors, the article title, the journal name, volume, issue number and date of publication and the electronic link of the article to:MaryAnn Mlekush. Please put Teaching and Learning Award nomination in the subject line.

Review procedures

  • Articles will be blind reviewed by a panel, including published authors, editors, and faculty familiar with the pedagogical literature.

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