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TILL Teaching Innovation Award


2023 TILL Teaching Innovation Award Nominations Now Open

The Teaching Innovation Learning Lab is pleased to invite nominations for the 2023 TILL Teaching Innovation Award. This annual award honors the University of Louisville's outstanding faculty who demonstrate a commitment to student engagement and learning through their work on one or more innovative teaching practices.

The TILL Teaching Innovation Award highlights the TILL’s goals of (1) implementation and promotion of evidence-based teaching practices and (2) fostering student engagement, learning, and success. Up to three faculty members from any of UofL’s campuses receive this award each year. TILL Teaching Innovation Award winners may be self-nominated or nominated by their peers. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of peers, Delphi Advisory Board members, and Delphi Center staff.

Nominate Yourself or A Colleague!

Do you have a colleague who successfully innovates with his or her teaching? Do you know an instructor who engages students through creative methods or cutting-edge teaching practices? Have you experimented with a new teaching method and found it increased student learning? If so, please consider nominating your colleague or self-nominating for the TILL Teaching Innovation Award.

Submit Your Nomination

Submit Your Application

Applications are due on Friday, March 31, 2023.

Completed application packets should be compiled into a single PDF file that includes the following, in order:

  1. A completed award application form [PDF]
  2. A completed Teaching Innovation Award Summary Form [PDF] of how the innovation meets the criteria of the award, not to exceed 1,000 words or two single-spaced pages
  3. Up to three supporting materials (assignment description, letters of support (from students, faculty colleagues, staff, chairs or deans), examples of student work, link to online instructional resources, etc.), not to exceed 6 pages in length including all three supporting materials
  4. The applicant's brief CV that includes recent/significant scholarship, presentations or accomplishments related to teaching

Arrange all application materials in the order shown above, and save as a PDF file named: APPLICANTLASTNAME_2023 TILL Innovation Award.

Applicants should upload and submit their completed PDF packets through the form below.

Application Materials

Previous Winners

Learn about the teaching innovations developed and implemented by previous winners.


TILL Teaching Innovation Award

For questions regarding this award, contact:
Dr. Jen Anderson
Program Director, Teaching Innovation Learning Lab
Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning
502- 852 -8503