Nominating Physics Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors (OGSIs)
 

We will begin accepting nominations for 2013-2014 Physics Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors (OGSIs) late Fall 2013.

 

Criteria for the Award are:

•    overall effectiveness as an instructor
•    capacity to motivate and inspire students
•    skills in presenting course material
•    skills in organizing and developing course material
•    command of the subject area
•    instructor evaluations

 

The GSI Teaching and Resource Center will host a reception to honor OGSI winners from all departments in early May 2014. The Department will present the award certificates to the Physics OGSIs at our graduation ceremony mid May 2014. Besides a certificate of commendation from Graduate Division, each OGSI receives a monetary award, plus a membership in the American Association of Physics Teachers.

 

OGSI nomination forms will be available in 370 LeConte when we begin accepting 2013-2014 Physics OGSI nominations;

 

OR click pdf to download a .pdf version of the nomination form, or docx for the Word version.

 

OR Email your nomination to: sakima@berkeley.edu
Subject: 13-14 OGSI NOMINATION – GSI’s LASTNAME
Please include the following information in your email nomination:

o   GSI’s Name

o   Semester and course for which you had the nominated GSI.

o   Please state your reasons for the nomination. Comments and examples regarding your nominee’s effectiveness as an instructor, capacity to motivate and inspire students, skills in presenting course material or in organizing and developing course material would be helpful.

o   your name and status (e.g. undergraduate or graduate student, fellow GSI, faculty, staff, other)

 

Deadline to submit 2013-2014 Physics GSI Nominations is Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

 

All Spring 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2014 Physics GSIs are eligible, except previous OGSI winners. For you convenience, the 2012-2013 Physics OGSIs were: Shuokai Chang, Philipp Dumitrescu, Michael Galczynski, David Gee, John Haberstroh, Nathan Haouzi, Katayun Kamdin, Jesse Livezey, Benjamin Ponedel, Aaron Szasz, and Steven Wong. Click “previous OGSI winners" for an accumulative Physics OGSI list online or consult the list posted on the bulletin board outside 372 LeConte.

 

Thank you.