Faculty Excellence Awards Rubric for the School of TLC | Kent State University

Faculty Excellence Awards Rubric for the School of TLC

FAC members will review all applicants in all submitted categories, using the following grid to guide their decisions.

 

Research   (35%)

 

Teaching    (35%)                  

Service   (30%)

 

 

Not meritorious/

At expectations

  • About two refereed publications a year in a national/ international journal
  • About two refereed presentations a year, at least one   

       national

  • If applicable, some grant activity
  •  
  • SSI scores are about average for the School
  • Student comments are largely positive
  • SSI scores for all courses taught during the award period are included

 

  • Some participation in Program area and on School/College and University committees
  • Membership in state/national professional organizations

 

 

 

Meritorious /

Beyond expectation

  • About two refereed publications a year in national/ international journals
  • About three refereed presentations a year, at least one 

       national one

  • A book chapter or other professional writing
  • A grant award

 

  •  
  • SSI scores are consistently above average for the School
  • Student comments are powerfully positive
  • SSI scores for all courses taught during the award period are included

 

  • Active participation in Program area and on School/College and University committees
  • Some participation in state/national professional committees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding meritorious /

Far exceeds expectation

  • About three refereed publications a year in national/

international journals

  • About four refereed presentations a year, at least two national  

      ones, and probably    

      an international one

  • Probably a book and several book chapters OR
  • Probably a book chapter and substantial grant activity

 

  •  
  • SSI scores are nearly perfect across all courses
  • Student comments are overwhelmingly positive
  • Scores for all courses taught during the award period are included
  • Professional committees

 

  • Leadership in Program area and School/College and University committees
  • Leadership on state/national professional committees

 

 

Mitigating Factors

  • Extensive professional writing which is not refereed but is published, for example, grant reports which include research data
  • Officer in state/national organizations
  • KSU’s Distinguished Researcher Award or other state or national research award
  •  
  • A wide variety of courses is taught
  • New courses are developed
  • KSU’s Distinguished Teaching Award or other state or national teaching award

 

  • Extensive advising
  • KSU’s Kuhn Advising Award or other state or national advising award
  • International work

Each member of FAC will evaluate each faculty according to the three levels of achievement on our rubric:  at expectations, beyond expectations, or far beyond expectations.  Members of FAC will not vote on their own applications and their requests will be pro-rated by remaining members.