Thursday May 30, 2013
Dr. Betty Rambur, University of Vermont Professor of Nursing and Health Policy and College of Medicine Public Health Track faculty member, has received the 2012-2013 Graduate Student Senate Award for Excellence in Teaching. This student-generated award goes to a university professor who excels at teaching graduate courses. Criteria include teaching and learning techniques and strategies, out-of-course support, and the capacity to encourage and inspire students. Nomination letters offered high praise for Dr. Rambur’s breadth of knowledge, pedagogy, and ability to inspire a passion for learning while offering ongoing support and mentorship. Rambur has also been nominated for the Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Online Instruction. Criteria for this national award include the use of creative approaches to instructional challenges, course quality, and learner satisfaction.