Part-Time Instructor Pedagogy Award


Submit a nomination for  the 2019 PTI Pedagogy Award

The Part-Time Instructor Pedagogy Award goes to the part-time instructor who shows dedication to teaching and to the development of student learning.

CETL is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Part-Time Instructor Pedagogy Award. Nominations are due by March 1, 2019 and the award winner will be announced April 1, 2019. 

No “self-nominations” will be considered. Nominations will only be considered from a member of the PTI’s home department administration (chair, associate chair, graduate or undergraduate directors, or someone with a similar role in the department).

Nominees will be considered according to the following criteria:

1. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (as represented by student evaluation numbers, student comments, student scores on rubrics, and/or other measurements of learning)
2. Evidence of innovation (as represented by use of GSU resources, integration of work experience, and/or other non-traditional methods of instruction)
3. Evidence of engagement (as represented by level of interaction with students, focus on class design, quality of feedback, and/or other methods of engaging with students)

Submit a nomination for  the 2019 PTI Pedagogy Award

If you have questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Jennifer Hall at

2018 Award Winner

William Holland, Instructor, Department of Sociology

Dr. Bill Holland is a Part-Time Instructor who has been teaching in the Sociology department for nearly twenty years. In his nomination, it was shared that Dr. Holland’s students referred to him as “Dedicated to student education, encouraging, inspirational, knowledgeable, accommodating, and passionate.” The nomination stated that “Dr. Holland has always been willing to put in the extra time and support to help students ‘do’ sociological research and produce high quality work. When other instructors in the department come to me for advice about integrating research projects into their introductory courses, I send them to Dr. Holland, the expert.”
William Holland Bio >

Questions about this award can be sent to Jennifer Hall:

Previous Winners

Marlena Salters, JD MA, Business and Social Sciences