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J. Blackwell

    Jennifer Blackwell 2022 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching Dr. Jennifer Blackwell of the Department of Music employs Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in her teaching students in the music education program, students who will themselves become music teachers. These students benefit greatly from developing flexible knowledge, effective problem-solving skills, student-driven learning, collaboration,… Read More »J. Blackwell

    S. Lozanoff

      Scott Lozanoff 2022 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching Professor Scott Lozanoff of JABSOM Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology is a creative teacher who exudes a passion for teaching and has been applying novel principles to the teaching of medical students prior to the COVID pandemic. When the pandemic infiltrated… Read More »S. Lozanoff

      P. Williams

        Philip Williams 2022 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching Dr. Philip Williams is an active successful researcher in the Department of Chemistry who believes that students finding their passion for life-long learning and intellectual curiosity lies at the heart of the role of a university. He strives to show students the… Read More »P. Williams

        M. Butler

          Marguerite Butler 2022 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching Dr. Marguerite Butler, Department of Biology, teaches towards quantitative competency to demonstrate how small gains in skills translate into meaningful advances in scientific accomplishment. She encourages students to embrace abstraction, reasoning, and critical evaluation of ideas. Rather than featuring exams, a long-term… Read More »M. Butler

          S. Paek

            Seungoh Paek 2022 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching For Professor Seungoh Paek of the Department of Learning Design and Technology, the overlap between what she researches and what she teaches provides tremendous opportunities to apply scholarship to her teaching practices. Students come to her courses with considerable real-world experience in… Read More »S. Paek

            S. Furuta

              Stephanie Furuta 2022 Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching Stephanie Furuta of the College of Education Institute for Teacher Education believes mentoring and teaching go hand-in-hand in her role with pre-service and in-service teachers. Her theoretical approaches align with Vygotsky’s Social Development Theory, with the tenet that a learner is greatly… Read More »S. Furuta