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Learning and Teaching Awards

The Learning and Teaching division presents these awards annually. The deadline for nomination for the 2016-2017 academic year is March 3, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.


Saskatchewan Polytechnic Student Innovation Award

A student innovation award will be presented each year to a Saskatchewan Polytechnic student or team. The Saskatchewan Polytechnic student innovation award will recognize a student, or team of students, that has achieved a high standard of excellence on an innovative project or demonstrated innovative methods within their program of study. The work must be worthy of the designation of outstanding.

Criteria

  • Students must be enrolled full time in a program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • Students must maintain required attendance and be in good academic standing in the program
  • Student work is related to a project course or program
  • Student work demonstrates capacity for innovative thinking or problem solving in their field of studies
  • Student work demonstrates independent study and/or learning skills going beyond course requirements

The entry will also meet at least one of the following criteria

  • Student work contributes significantly to the advancement of their field of studies
  • Student methodology is unique and successfully completed in spite of other potentially restricting factors
  • Student work identifies trends in their field of study, a potential solution to a problem, previously unrevealed implications and/or risks to overcome
  • The work receives endorsement from business and/or industry

Potential Projects

As examples, the entry may be a research paper, exhibit, audio visual production, computer program, research project, documentary, research project, or website:

  • Outstanding research paper submitted that demonstrates innovative thinking
  • Outstanding prototype development
  • Development or implementation of a solution to a community problem
  • Development of a simulation, new product, process or technique
  • Application of technology or outstanding work in an existing technology
  • Production of an exemplary documentary or photography exhibit

Student Work/Idea

  • Clearly written and comprehensible by non-experts in the field
  • Presented in an enthusiastic and committed manner
  • Suggest a novel or different approach
  • Provide a realistic option for use in the field
  • Demonstrates professionalism, industry standards, and production values

Value

The award will consist of a $1000 cash prize to an individual winner or shared among the team. Each individual or team winner will also receive a Saskatchewan Polytechnic medal.

Nominations

Nominations are being accepted until March 3, 2017. A nomination of approximately 400-600 words with two faculty signatures is required. The nomination should summarize how the student/student work meets the criteria outlined above.

Download the Saskatchewan Polytechnic nomination form (pdf)

Submissions

Signed submissions must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 3, 2017 via email to marylou.hoskin@saskpolytech.ca, by fax to 306-765-1822 or by interoffice mail to:

Mary Lou Hoskin
Office of the Associate Vice-President
Learning and Teaching
Saskatchwan Polytechnic
1100-15th Street East
Prince Albert SK  S6V 7S4

Please ensure that all submissions are signed.

Contact

For more information please contact Mary Lou Hoskin at 306-765-1526 or marylou.hoskin@saskpolytech.ca.


Saskatchewan Polytechnic Student Outstanding Citizenship Award

An outstanding citizenship award will be presented each year to one Saskatchewan Polytechnic student at each campus. The Saskatchewan Polytechnic outstanding citizenship award will recognize a student that has inspired and encouraged others to make positive changes. The award will demonstrate benefits to the campus community and others. The work must be worthy of the designation of outstanding

Criteria

  • Students must be enrolled full time in a program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • Students must maintain required attendance and be in good academic standing in their program

The entry will recognize an individual that demonstrates achievement in the following areas:

  • Leadership
  • Initiative and dedication to their studies
  • Evidence of community involvement
  • Role model within the student community
  • Active contribution to the program and/or campus (e.g. volunteering, committee work, etc.)
  • Demonstration of strong personal character, integrity and professionalism

Value

The awards will consist of a $500 cash prize to an individual winner. Each individual winner will receive a framed certificate.

Nominations

Nominations are being accepted until March 3, 2017. A nomination of approximately 400-600 words with two faculty signatures is required. The nomination should summarize how the students work meets the criteria outlined above.

Download the Saskatchewan Polytechnic nomination form (pdf)

Submissions

Signed submissions must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 3, 2017 via email to marylou.hoskin@saskpolytech.ca, by fax to 306-765-1822 or by interoffice mail to:

Mary Lou Hoskin
Office of the Associate Vice-President
Learning and Teaching
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
1100 15th Street East
Prince Albert SK S6V 6G1

Please ensure that all submissions are signed.

Contact

For more information please contact Mary Lou Hoskin at 306-765-1526 or marylou.hoskin@saskpolytech.ca.

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