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Thomson Reuters Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to
Recognize Excellence in Teaching Information Science

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Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

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Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual for outstanding work in teaching in the field of information science. Teaching some aspect of information science should represent a significant portion of the nominee's work, whether in an academic or non-academic setting. In addition to academic courses, workshops, speeches, publications, and presentations can also be used to teach information science.

Applications will be scored based on the following elements:
1) Evidence of sustained and unique contributions to teaching information science;
2) Impact on students, colleagues, and institutions;
3) Innovative and imaginative teaching materials and methods;
4) Professional association activities related to teaching excellence;
5) Research activities related to teaching excellence; and
6) Previous teaching awards.

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GrantWatch ID#: 143120

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The award shall consist of a cash award of $1,000. Additionally, Thomson Reuters shall contribute $500 towards travel or other expenses to the grant recipient, contingent upon the recipient's attending the ASIS&T annual meeting, and $250 to ASIS&T Headquarters towards administrative fees.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

1) The recipient of the award need not be a member of the Society, but must be directly engaged in teaching some aspect of information science on a continuing basis, in an academic or a non-academic setting.

2) Nominees need not be associated with an educational institution; however, teaching information science must represent a significant work responsibility, although it need not occur within the traditional classroom.

3) Previous recipients of the award are ineligible, as are members of the Education Committee during the year of the award.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations should be submitted electronically by August 1 (extended from July 1).

The award shall be presented to the winner by the Chair of the Information Science Education Committee at the banquet of the annual meeting of the Society.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply:

Richard Hill, Executive Director

Association for Information Science and Technology
8555 16th Street, Suite 850
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Phone: 301-495-0900
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