Binford Family Award for Teaching Scientific Reasoning in Archaeology (Deadline extended to Dec. 20, 2021)
Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2021
(Deadline extended to Dec. 20, 2021)
The Binford Family Award for Teaching Critical Thinking in Archaeology encourages curriculum development with a deliberate focus on teaching critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills in archaeology courses at any level, to reward individuals or institutions that develop excellent examples of such curricula, and to promote the sharing of ideas and materials relating to these efforts.
Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award
Nomination/Submission Materials Required
Nominators should submit the nominee’s current Curriculum Vitae and/or a succinct summary of relevant accomplishments, a letter of nomination, and at least two additional letters of support from those familiar with the nominee’s achievements. Nominations for programs or institutions should include details about the program, point of contact and contact information, as well as two additional letters of support. Nominators should use the Award Nomination Form as a cover sheet.
Materials—like syllabi or lesson plans—that can be shared with the broader community via SAA’s website are particularly important to include in nomination documentation.
Other Special Requirements
Prior to any award recommendation being finalized and publicly announced, anyone recommended for an award, scholarship, or grant will be required to certify the following:
(a) I am not and have not ever been the subject of a discrimination or harassment lawsuit or related administrative complaint that resulted in an adverse finding; and