The Alan Blizzard Award

Call for Nominations

This is a biennial award, the next deadline for submission of applications is December 2017.

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) is pleased to invite submissions for the 2016 Alan Blizzard Award in Collaborative Teaching. The purpose of the Alan Blizzard Award is to recognize Canadian university collaborative teaching and learning as designed, implemented, and assessed by a faculty group, a course team, a department, an instructional development centre, a committee of colleagues from different departments, faculties, or universities, working together on a common teaching project. The Award is open to groups of two or more individuals, at least one of whom must be currently teaching at a Canadian university, regardless of discipline or level of appointment.

Award winners receive the following:

  • $2,000 for registration and travel to attend STLHE’s Annual Conference.
  • Recognized and awarded a certificate at the Conference Awards Ceremony.
  • Publication in CELT (Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching) and on the Society's Web site.
For detailed information about the application process, including the application dossiers, examples of collaboration in teaching and learning and the selection process, please visit the STLHE Web site: