Student Nomination Form - 2018 Teaching Awards

The selection committee for teaching awards, including the Golden Dozen, invites nominations for these awards. If you are a student and wish to nominate one of your outstanding teachers or a lab or recitation instructor, please use this form. Thank you for your help in recognizing and supporting good teaching.

Nomination Deadline: February 23, 2018

Your First Name Your Last Name Your Email Address
Nominee Department/Program

First, please answer the following questions for all courses that apply to the person you are nominating:
What is the name and number of the course(s)?
In what semester and year did you take the course(s)?   
Was the course(s) required in your major?    Yes      No  

Second, please answer the following questions as briefly as possible:
What were the major learning objectives that the professor hoped you would achieve in the course(s)?
To what extent did the instructor help you achieve those learning objectives?
How would you rank this instructor in terms of the amount and complexity of the material that you mastered relative to other instructors at NYU?

Use a scale of one (lowest) to five (highest), but also add your own comment.
 5 (highest)   4  3  2  1 (lowest) 

Finally, inform the committee why you think the instructor did an exceptional job of fostering your learning. The following prompts may guide you in this task-but we do not expect you to respond to questions that are not relevant to your course(s). Please try to confine your evaluation to 250 words or less for each question.
Did the instructor clearly specify the objectives of the course and did he or she achieve those objectives?
Did the instructor motivate you to pursue the subject beyond the normal scope of the course? As a result, did you study the subject additionally on your own or take additional courses?
Did the instructor help you acquire insights into the relationships among the discipline's concepts, develop an understanding of how professionals in the field analyze the subject matter, and how they formulate and answer questions?
Were there any negative aspects of the way the instructor handled the course?
Did the instructor help you relate the subject matter of the course to your personal experience or goals?