The Washington State University President’s Teaching Academy has named five faculty members from five colleges as inaugural recipients of two prestigious awards.
The Outstanding Publication in the Scholarship of Teaching in Higher Education Award is available to those who published on the topic in a peer-reviewed article within the past two years.
Elizabeth Canning ($500), assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Deptartment of Psychology, first author on the article “Feeling Like an Imposter: The Effect of Perceived Classroom Competition on the Daily Psychological Experiences of First-Generation College Students.” It was published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, 11(5), 647-657.
The WSU President’s Teaching Academy serves as the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence. It is open to a select number of faculty with academic responsibility to the university who have records of sustained excellence in teaching and are recognized for their scholarship in teaching and learning. The newest members were installed in May 2020, bringing the membership total to 60.