Provost’s Innovative Teaching with Technology Award

The Innovative Teaching with Technology Award recognizes full-time RIT faculty who use technology to teach in effective and innovative ways that improve the student educational experience.

Eligibility

  • Nominees must be full-time faculty as defined in E6.0 - Policy on Faculty Rank with at least one year of teaching at RIT.  (Adjuncts may be eligible for the Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty).
  • Faculty may self-nominate or be nominated by students, alumni, or colleagues.
  • The nominee shall be a full-time faculty member for all of the year in which the award is given, and will not be on official leave for any of this period.
  • The primary responsibility of the nominee, demonstrated by the teaching assignments of the nominee, shall be teaching RIT students. Primary responsibility is defined as at least three courses in the year of evaluation, as principal instructor in formal RIT courses (classroom, lab, studio, online).
  • Faculty with administrative titles shall not be eligible for this award.
  • The candidate shall not have been a recipient of the award in the preceding three years.

Criteria

Nominations for this award will be evaluated against the university’s definition and rubric of innovative teaching and learning

Nomination Process

Nominations have closed for the 2021-22 Innovative Teaching with Technology Award. Please check back again next fall for information on the 2022-23 awards process.

Selection Process

The review committee assesses nominations to determine if they meet eligibility requirements, then individually and collectively ranks the application package according to how strongly each candidate meets the stated criteria. After careful deliberation, one recipient is selected from the pool. The review committee provides its recommendation to the Provost.  

Presentation

Recipients of the 2021-2022 award will be honored at the Provost’s Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. where they will be presented with a framed certificate and a $1,000 taxable award.

More information about the ceremony

Award Recipients

2021-2022
Sarilyn Ivancic, Kate Gleason College of Engineering

2020-2021
Lara Cardoso Goulart, College of Art and Design

2019-2020
Linda Gottermeier, National Technical Institute for the Deaf

2018-2019
Hinda Mandell, College of Liberal Arts
Kelly Norris Martin, College of Liberal Arts

2017-2018
Nathaniel S. Barlow, College of Science

2016-2017
Elizabeth Reeves O'Connor, College of Liberal Arts

2015-2016
Brian Tomaszewski, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

2014-2015
Mario W. Gomes, Kate Gleason College of Engineering

2013-2014
Robert Garrick, College of Engineering Technology

2012-2013
Robert Teese, College of Science

2011-2012
Victor Perotti, Saunders College of Business

Contact

For more information, contact pitt@rit.edu.