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Crystal Apple Awards
Spring 2010

 

The Crystal Apple Awards honor faculty members who go above and beyond in their search for knowledge and involvement in the Emory community. Each year, students are asked to nominate their professors based on the following criteria. The eight (8) Crystal Apple Awards are listed below; please click on the links for specific nomination criteria.

 

Nominations may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include the Award being nominated in the subject heading.

 

UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR EDUCATION | UNDERGRADUATE LARGE CLASS EDUCATION | PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION/INSTRUCTION | UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS EDUCATION/INSTRUCTION | UNDERGRADUATE NURSING EDUCATION/INSTRUCTION | GRADUATE EDUCATION/INSTRUCTION | SERVICE TO EMORY COMMUNITY | EMERGING EXCELLENCE

 

Excellence in Undergraduate Seminar Education
This award is designed for Emory faculty who instruct (or have instructed) classes with less than 20 students. (S)he should also meet the following criteria:

Accessibility to Students

a. How available does the nominee make himself/herself inside and outside the classroom?
b. How effective is the nominee in developing rapport with his or her students?

Positive Relationships with Students
a. How well does the nominee demonstrate an appreciation for students and their interests?
b. How well does the nominee attempt to build relationships with his/her students, both inside and outside the classroom?

Mastery of the Subject Matter
a. How well does the nominee seem to control her/his knowledge of the course content/subject content?
b. Does the nominee communicate a sense of confidence in the students (s)he knows about what (s)he is teaching?

Engaging Presence in the Classroom
a. How well does the nominee stimulate the students' to participation in the classroom?
b. Does the nominee demonstrate personality and energy while teaching?

Unique and Innovative Style
a. What kinds of creative methods does the nominee employ in communicating material?
b. What is new or exciting about the way he/she imparts knowledge to students?

Service to the Emory Community
a. How else has the nominee served Emory and its students while fulfilling obligations to his/her classes?
b. Has the nominee advised additional students or organizations, organized community service projects, or performed other services in addition to maintaining Emory’s professional standards?

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Excellence in Undergraduate Seminar Education" in the subject heading.

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Excellence in Undergraduate Large Class Education
This award is designed for Emory faculty who instruct (or have instructed) classes larger than 20. The award recipient should meet the following criteria:

Accessibility to Students

a. How available does the nominee make himself/herself inside and outside the classroom?
b. How effective is the nominee in developing rapport with his or her students?

Positive Relationships with Students
a. How well does the nominee demonstrate an appreciation for students and their interests?
b. How well does the nominee attempt to build relationships with his/her students, both inside and outside the classroom?

Mastery of the Subject Matter
a. How well does the nominee seem to control her/his knowledge of the course content/subject content?
b. Does the nominee communicate a sense of confidence in the students (s)he knows about what (s)he is teaching?

Engaging Presence in the Classroom
a. How well does the nominee stimulate the students' to participation in the classroom?
b. Does the nominee demonstrate personality and energy while teaching?

Unique and Innovative Style
a. What kinds of creative methods does the nominee employ in communicating material?
b. What is new or exciting about the way he/she imparts knowledge to students?

Service to the Emory Community
a. How else has the nominee served Emory and its students while fulfilling obligations to his/her classes?
b. Has the nominee advised additional students or organizations, organized community service projects, or performed other services in addition to maintaining Emory’s professional standards?

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Excellence in Undergraduate Large Class Education" in the subject heading.

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Excellence in Professional School Education/Instruction
Professional schools have been identified as the Graduate Schools of Law, Nursing, Business, Medicine & Allied Health, and Public Health. The award recipient should meet the following criteria:

Accessibility to Students

a. How available does the nominee make himself/herself inside and outside the classroom?
b. How effective is the nominee in developing rapport with his or her students?

Positive Relationships with Students
a. How well does the nominee demonstrate an appreciation for students and their interests?
b. How well does the nominee attempt to build relationships with his/her students, both inside and outside the classroom?

Mastery of the Subject Matter
a. How well does the nominee seem to control her/his knowledge of the course content/subject content?
b. Does the nominee communicate a sense of confidence in the students (s)he knows about what (s)he is teaching?

Engaging Presence in the Classroom
a. How well does the nominee stimulate the students' to participation in the classroom?
b. Does the nominee demonstrate personality and energy while teaching?

Unique and Innovative Style
a. What kinds of creative methods does the nominee employ in communicating material?
b. What is new or exciting about the way he/she imparts knowledge to students?

Service to the Emory Community
a. How else has the nominee served Emory and its students while fulfilling obligations to his/her classes?
b. Has the nominee advised additional students or organizations, organized community service projects, or performed other services in addition to maintaining Emory’s professional standards?

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Excellence in Professional School Education/Instruction" in the subject heading.

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Excellence in Undergraduate Business Education/Instruction
This award is designed for Emory faculty who instruct (or have instructed) undergraduate level classes in the Goizueta School of Business. The award recipient should meet the following criteria:

Accessibility to Students

a. How available does the nominee make himself/herself inside and outside the classroom?
b. How effective is the nominee in developing rapport with his or her students?

Positive Relationships with Students
a. How well does the nominee demonstrate an appreciation for students and their interests?
b. How well does the nominee attempt to build relationships with his/her students, both inside and outside the classroom?

Mastery of the Subject Matter
a. How well does the nominee seem to control her/his knowledge of the course content/subject content?
b. Does the nominee communicate a sense of confidence in the students (s)he knows about what (s)he is teaching?

Engaging Presence in the Classroom
a. How well does the nominee stimulate the students' to participation in the classroom?
b. Does the nominee demonstrate personality and energy while teaching?

Unique and Innovative Style
a. What kinds of creative methods does the nominee employ in communicating material?
b. What is new or exciting about the way he/she imparts knowledge to students?

Service to the Emory Community
a. How else has the nominee served Emory and its students while fulfilling obligations to his/her classes?
b. Has the nominee advised additional students or organizations, organized community service projects, or performed other services in addition to maintaining Emory’s professional standards?

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Excellence in Undergraduate Business Education/Instruction" in the subject heading.

 

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Excellence in Undergraduate Nursing Education/Instruction
This award is designed for Emory faculty who instruct (or have instructed) undergraduate level classes in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. The award recipient should meet the following criteria:

Accessibility to Students

a. How available does the nominee make himself/herself inside and outside the classroom?
b. How effective is the nominee in developing rapport with his or her students?

Positive Relationships with Students
a. How well does the nominee demonstrate an appreciation for students and their interests?
b. How well does the nominee attempt to build relationships with his/her students, both inside and outside the classroom?

Mastery of the Subject Matter
a. How well does the nominee seem to control her/his knowledge of the course content/subject content?
b. Does the nominee communicate a sense of confidence in the students (s)he knows about what (s)he is teaching?

Engaging Presence in the Classroom
a. How well does the nominee stimulate the students' to participation in the classroom?
b. Does the nominee demonstrate personality and energy while teaching?

Unique and Innovative Style
a. What kinds of creative methods does the nominee employ in communicating material?
b. What is new or exciting about the way he/she imparts knowledge to students?

Service to the Emory Community
a. How else has the nominee served Emory and its students while fulfilling obligations to his/her classes?
b. Has the nominee advised additional students or organizations, organized community service projects, or performed other services in addition to maintaining Emory’s professional standards?

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Excellence in Undergraduate Nursing Education/Instruction" in the subject heading.

 

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Excellence in Graduate Education/Instruction
This award is designed for Emory faculty who instruct (or have instructed) classes in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. The award recipient should meet the following criteria:

Accessibility to Students

a. How available does the nominee make himself/herself inside and outside the classroom?
b. How effective is the nominee in developing rapport with his or her students?

Positive Relationships with Students
a. How well does the nominee demonstrate an appreciation for students and their interests?
b. How well does the nominee attempt to build relationships with his/her students, both inside and outside the classroom?

Mastery of the Subject Matter
a. How well does the nominee seem to control her/his knowledge of the course content/subject content?
b. Does the nominee communicate a sense of confidence in the students (s)he knows about what (s)he is teaching?

Engaging Presence in the Classroom
a. How well does the nominee stimulate the students' to participation in the classroom?
b. Does the nominee demonstrate personality and energy while teaching?

Unique and Innovative Style
a. What kinds of creative methods does the nominee employ in communicating material?
b. What is new or exciting about the way he/she imparts knowledge to students?

Service to the Emory Community
a. How else has the nominee served Emory and its students while fulfilling obligations to his/her classes?
b. Has the nominee advised additional students or organizations, organized community service projects, or performed other services in addition to maintaining Emory’s professional standards?

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Excellence in Graduate Education/Instruction" in the subject heading.

 

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Laura Jones Hardman Award for Excellence in Service to the Emory Community
This award is named for Mrs. Laura Jones Hardman, a distinguished member of the Emory Board of Trustees, who exemplifies devotion to Emory, its students, and unsurpassed altruism to the greater community.

The Laura Jones Hardman Award is bestowed upon an instructor who exemplifies incredible service that is generally separate from obligations to teaching and research.  Previous recipients served as role-models to students and others by offering an unselfish, time-consuming, and appreciable service to our community

Criteria for previous awards may be repeated for this award.

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Hardman Award for Excellence in Service" in the subject heading.

 

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William H. Fox, Jr. Award for Emerging Excellence
This award is named for William H. Fox, Jr., who after his distinguished 26-year career at Emory retired as Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Prior to serving in this role, Bill (as he was commonly known to both colleagues and students alike) served as the first-ever Vice President and Dean for Campus Life from 1979 until 1993. Dr. Fox retried from Emory in 2005.

The Fox Award was created and developed to recognize the accomplishments of junior faculty members. Restrictions on faculty eligibility for this award include and are limited to faculty members who are classified as having been at Emory for fewer than ten (10) years, may be eligible to receive this award.

Recipients of this award may be instructors of large classes or seminars, creative or performing arts classes, or graduate or professional school classes.

Criteria for previous awards may be repeated for this award.

 

Nominations for this award may be sent to "Crystal Apple Nominations" on Learnlink, or by email to: CrystalAppleNominations@learnlink.emory.edu. Be sure to include "Fox Award for Emerging Excellence" in the subject heading.

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