AWARDS

2014 Taylor's University President's Awards
Nomination Deadline: September 20, 2014
 
Descriptions of Awards
These awards recognize the outstanding contributions of academic staff (and non-academic) teams to the following categories
  • Transformational Teaching and Learning
  • Research and Innovation
  • Awesome Customer Experience 
Eligibility
All full-time staff across all divisions and levels in Taylor’s University are eligible to receive the award. Nominees must exhibit consistent positive behaviors to the TEG Core Values.
 
Criteria
The committee deciding the award will consider qualities including, but not limited to, the following:
 
Award 1: Transformational Teaching and Learning
  1. Effective use of pedagogic and technology to facilitate the teaching and learning experience, which have positive effect in motivating and inspire student learning.
  2. Use of Innovative teaching models to maximise students’ personal learning experiences.
  3. Enhancing the learning experience and collaboration by embracing e-learning in meaningful way.
  4. Consistently makes contributions to the enhancement of teaching and learning quality through research and publications.
  5. Demonstrates core values and is well respected among students and colleagues. 
Award 2: Research and Innovation
  1. Produce high impact innovative research publications.
  2. Secure research grants or consultancy contracts from external agencies.
  3. Develop research collaboration with renowned institutions of higher learning or industries that will strengthen Taylor’s University global reputation or capacity for impactful research output.
  4. Produce research and Innovation that contribute to the betterment of global community.
  5. Inculcate a passion for scholastic and entrepreneurial inquiry in fellow colleagues through exemplary leadership in research and innovation. 
Award 3: Awesome Customer Service
  1. Demonstrates excellence in overall work performance consistently.
  2. Demonstrates efficient and productive engagement with internal and external customers.
  3. Delivers the highest standard of services to customers.
  4. Participates in the stimulating and sharing of knowledge and in accelerating organisational learning consistently.
  5. Promotes and enhances the institutional image and reputation at all times. 
Value of Award
Individual recipients or project team will receive a cheque of RM5,000 plus a commemorative plaque.
 
Nomination Procedure
To nominate a faculty member, fill out the nomination and a well-documented letter providing the rationale for your nomination and send to: TUAwards@taylors.edu.my
 
Awards will be presented at the Staff Appreciation Dinner on November 11, 2014.
President’s Awards
Previous Recipients By Year
2013
  • President’s Award for Transformational Teaching and Learning –
    e-Learning Academy (eLA), INTELLECT (Group).
  • President’s Award for Research and Innovation – Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism (CRIT), Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts (Group).
  • President’s Award for Awesome Customer Experience – Exam Centre (Group).
2012
  • President’s Award for Transformational Teaching and Learning –
    Dr Logendra Stanley Ponniah
  • President’s Award for Research and Innovation – Dr Vickneswaran Nair
  • President’s Award for Awesome Customer Experience – Information and Communcation Technology (ICT) (Group)
2014 EMAS Award

Cycle 3
Nomination Deadline: November 7, 2014
 
Descriptions of Awards
The Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff (EMAS) award is to recognise academic staff who introduce innovative techniques, pedagogies, methods of delivery, ways of thinking about the course and/or technologies into their teaching and learning or assessment approaches, and which result in significant improvements in student learning outcomes.
 
Eligibility
All full-time academic staff across all divisions and levels in Taylor’s University are eligible to receive the award.
 
Criteria
The committee deciding the award will consider qualities including, but not limited to, the following:
  1. originality of the innovation;
  2. implementation of the innovation;
  3. impact of the innovation i.e. the extent to which the innovation has resulted in practical outcomes that have improved teaching and learning and assessment; and
  4. transferability of the innovation to other contexts. 
Value of Award
Individual recipients or project team will receive a Certificate of Achievement and cash reward.  Recipients may also be featured and required to compile their profile which may be published internally or externally.
 
Nomination Procedure
Nominations may be made by members of the academic staff and heads of department. Nomination forms may be obtained from the Associate Dean, Learning and Quality (ADLQ). Complete the nomination form and submit a signed hardcopy and softcopy (in Word Doc format) to your respective ADLQ before the published deadline.
 
Contact ted.intellect@taylors.edu.my for enquiries about the award.
 
Awards will be presented at the Award Presentation Ceremony on a quarterly basis.

 
EMAS Award

Previous Recipients By Year
2014
  • EMAS Award Cycle 2/2014 – Pat Chan Lai Ngo, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Terence Tan Teck Ming, Taylor’s Business School
  • EMAS Award Cycle 1/2014 – Simon John Williams, Taylor’s Centre of Languages
2013
  • EMAS Award Cycle 3/2013 – No winner
  • EMAS Award Cycle 2/2013 – Dr Adeline Chia Yoke Lin, School of Biosciences
  • EMAS Award Cycle 1/2013 – Dr Goh See Kwong, Taylor’s Business School
2012
  • EMAS Award Cycle 3/2012 – Chandra Sakaran Khalid, Taylor’s Business School and Hardip Singh Rekhraj, School of Communication
  • EMAS Award Cycle 2/2012 – Dr Veronica Ng Foong Peng, School of Architecture, Building and Design and Dr Logendra Standley Ponniah, School of Education
  • EMAS Award Cycle 1/2012 – Mary Vivien R Gomez, School of Medicine
2011
  • EMAS Award Cycle 2011 – Lim Chee Leong, e-Learning Academy and Taylor’s Business School 

It is our culture to share good practice among the academic staff to enhance teaching and learning. We do this by:
  • organizing events like brown bag sessions on particular themes
  • organising Taylor’s Teaching and Learning Festival
  • organising annual Taylor’s Teaching and Learning Conference (TTLC)
  • holding forums and scholarly activities
You are welcome to participate in our events/sharing session. If you are interested to work with us to share good practice in teaching and learning, we would like to hear from you.

Contact us at ted.intellect@taylors.edu.my