Departmental and faculty teaching awards UNB Saint John’s faculty of science, applied science & engineering Departmental Awards for Teaching Excellence (DATEs) were recently presented at Faculty Council on November 30, 2015 by Dean Ruth Shaw. Six faculty members were recognized for this important achievement: John Johnson (biological sciences), Nancy Logue (nursing & health sciences), Connie… Read More »

Two of our Saint John faculty received awards for excellence in teaching and educational leadership from the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU). Dr. Emin Civi, Faculty of Business, has received the 2015 AAU Distinguished Teaching Award recognizing outstanding teaching over a number of years. “Emin has a reputation as an educator with challenging standards and as… Read More »

Ten University of New Brunswick (UNB) faculty members on the Fredericton campus were recently celebrated for their commitment to teaching excellence.  The following faculty members were recognized for their role in providing an exceptional and transformative student experience. Jasen Golding – Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching:  Mr. Golding is a senior instructor… Read More »

On October 9, 2013 the Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Departmental Awards for Teaching Excellence (DATEs) were presented by the Dean at Faculty Council. Six faculty members were recognized for this important achievement: Barb Dowding (Biology), Chris Welch (Engineering), Paul Holder (Mathematical Sciences), Aziz Fellah (Computer Science & Applied Statistics), Tracy Carr (Nursing… Read More »

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 the Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Departmental Awards for Teaching Excellence (DATEs) were presented by the Dean at Faculty Council. Four faculty members were recognized for this important achievement: Mohammad Hamdan (Mathematical Sciences), Cathy O’Brien-Larivee (Nursing and Health Sciences), Jack Terhune (Biology) and Marion McLean (Computer Sciences and… Read More »

Fourteen UNB Fredericton teachers who received teaching excellence awards this year were recognized at a celebration recently where Vice-President Fredericton (Academic), Tony Secco, highlighted these fourteen as shining examples of the great teaching that is happening every day at UNB. This year’s award winners are from the faculties of science, arts, engineering, law, business, and kinesiology. These… Read More »

The Faculty of Business is pleased to present Departmental Awards in Teaching Excellence to Karen Ludwig and Suzanne Tucker. Award nominees show leadership, demonstrate creativity and innovation and create positive learning environments for students to excel. Karen Ludwig has a great passion for teaching, impact on student learning, knowledge and creativity which is why she… Read More »

More than 100 students and faculty from the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of education participated in a workshop entitled “Teaching for the Future: Computational Thinking in Teaching and Practice” recently. The workshop, hosted by UNB’s faculty of computer science, was sponsored by Google’s Computer Science for High School program. It introduced future teachers from… Read More »

In the Ultimate Dog Tease, one of You Tube’s most popular videos of 2011 (now almost 94 million views), a man’s voice teases a dog with descriptions of maple-flavoured bacon and other tasty morsels, and the talking dog responds with increasing emotion as each treat goes elsewhere. I chuckle every time I watch, but the clip also reminds me of the importance of teaching because this entertaining conversation is, of course, not conversation at all; it’s an amusing illusion created by brilliant editing.

Thirteen outstanding teachers at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton were recognized this year for their commitment to post-secondary education, dedication to students, and teaching excellence. Among the 2011 award winners are Diana Austin, a professor in the Faculty of Arts who was recognized at the national level with a 3M national teaching fellowship,… Read More »