Amatrol Innovation and Curriculum Development Award
Sponsored by: Amatrol Inc.
The IEOM Amatrol Innovation and Curriculum Development Award recognizes faculty who are improving the quality of education by developing and introducing new course materials and creative instructional methods to convey and deliver industrial engineering and operations management subjects. It is open to full-time faculty of any rank who have implemented an innovation in their course and documented achieved outcomes through quantitative assessment methods. Preference will be given to innovative instructional methods which have potential to be replicated beyond a single classroom.
- 2022 –
Any person or team with course or program responsibility for undergraduate or graduate education may apply for this award. The innovation may involve one course, a series of courses, or a departmental approach to improving the curriculum. The innovation must have been implemented for at least two presentations of a course or for two years of a curriculum. Self-nominations are allowed, however, endorsement from the department chair or a senior colleague is highly essential.
Applicants for the award must have demonstrated, through successful implementation, a significant innovation in industrial engineering and operations management education. The innovation must have been used in teaching or implemented in curriculum for at least two presentations of a course, or two years of a curriculum. Only one award is presented at the IEOM annual international conference. The nomination package must contain a comprehensive description of the curriculum innovation, including the topic or problem, the intended audience, the objectives of the innovation, and the approach taken to measure the effectiveness of the innovation.
- The nomination documents must include a letter of nomination clearly identifying nominees curriculum/course The nomination must be submitted by the nominees department chair or a senior faculty with knowledge about the nominees innovative curriculum/course development.
- Two letters of recommendations, not exceeding two pages each. One letter can be provided by a colleague and the second letter can be furnished by a former student who benefited from the nominees curriculum innovation.
- The nominee’s packet must be limited to 12 pages.
- All required documents must be combined in one single file and submitted online (firstname.lastname@example.org) to attention of the Award Committee Chair by November 1st.
- This award is judged by the IEOM Award Committee.