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Nominations Sought for the Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award

December 10, 2009

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ — McGraw-Hill and Magna Publications are seeking nominations for the Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award. Now in its second year, the award recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions that advance college-level teaching and learning practices.

The winning author(s) will be recognized at the 2010 Teaching Professor Conference, May 21-23 in Cambridge, Mass. and receive a $1,000 stipend provided by McGraw-Hill. For more information, visit www.teachingprofessor.com/award.

To be considered, the scholarly writing must be at least 1,500 words and have been published after 2007 in a discipline-specific or cross-disciplinary pedagogical periodical, or a general higher education publication. The piece may address any topic related to college-level teaching and learning, and be written in a variety of formats including:

  • A research report (quantitative or qualitative);
  • an article that describes development and/or implementation of a new teaching strategy or assignment;
  • an article that offers advice based on research, experience, or both; or
  • an inspirational essay or article that takes a position with respect to an aspect of instruction or a teaching and learning issue.

The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2010. Articles may be submitted by readers or the authors themselves.

A panel of published authors, editors, and faculty familiar with pedagogical literature will review the nominations. A complete list of criteria and submission procedures can be found at: www.teachingprofessor.com/award.

About Magna Publications Inc.

Since 1972 the higher education community has turned to Magna Publications for its timely, high-quality products and services. Today the company’s growing portfolio includes award-winning newsletters, online seminars, online courses, and in-person conferences. The company is based in Madison, Wis. For more information, visit http://www.magnapubs.com/.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies

Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/.

SOURCE Magna Publications Inc.


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