in Teaching Recipients Honored
I. Hogan (HPER) and
Thomas A. Hyslop (English) are recipients of the
2004 NMU Excellence in Teaching Awards. They were honored at Wednesdayís
fall convocation, where each received a plaque and $1,000 check.
earned bachelorís degrees in human kinetics and education from the
and her masterís and doctorate degrees from the University
has been at NMU since 1991. Prior to her teaching career at NMU,
Hogan was a health educator/physical educator at Lane Community
College in Eugene, Ore.; an assistant professor and assistant research
scientist at New York University in New York City; the health promotion
services director for the National Board
of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in
New York City; and assistant professor/project director at New York
has taught at his alma mater since 1967. He received his bachelorís
and masterís degrees from NMU and earned his doctorate in composition/literary
studies from the University
was a teacher at Grosse Pointe
School prior to joining Northernís
faculty. He is director of the secondary program in English at NMU
and has also taught courses at the Marquette Branch Prison.
Excellence in Teaching Awards are sponsored by the Teaching Learning
Advisory Committee and the Office of the Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs.
for the awards must demonstrate
a sustained record of high achievement in teaching evidenced by,
but not restricted to:†positive
peer observation; high student qualitative and quantitative evaluation;
a thorough knowledge of subject matter taught; clarity, organization,
and consistency in subject presentation and assessment; enthusiasm
for teaching and learning; creation of a safe and open learning
environment; experimentation with teaching and learning paradigms.