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Innovative Writing in Teaching Award

Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018

Nominations are being accepted for the annual Innovative Writing in Teaching faculty award. Nominations may be made by students/colleagues/self and should be submitted to the University Writing Committee Co-Chair Monika Dix (mdix@svsu.edu).

Nominations should include the following: 
a) Name of faculty member 
b) The course where the innovative writing in teaching is most pronounced
c) A rationale for the nomination, specifically related to writing in the course.

Nominated candidates:

  • Must be full or part-time SVSU faculty
  • Integrate writing into course instruction to enhance student learning of course content*
  • Use writing in ways consistent with the goals of the academic program and SVSU
  • Develop effective student writing processes and practices
  • Demonstrate integration of writing that is innovative and multi-faceted.

Nominees will be asked to submit further documentation to http://svsu.infoready4.com/CompetitionSpace/, due Friday, March 14, 2018


The Innovative Writing in Teaching Award is supported by the Office of the Provost and coordinated by the University Writing Committee. The Award of $1,000 is presented annually at the Writing Awards reception on April, 2018.


* (Nominations from English 111 and 080 courses are not eligible for this award.)