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:
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
OR click pdf to download a .pdf
version of the nomination form, or docx for the Word version.
OR Email your nomination to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: 13-14 OGSI NOMINATION – GSI’s LASTNAME
Please include the following information in your email nomination:
course for which you had the nominated GSI.
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.
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.