Michael Dove and Michelle Hamilton receive Award for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching

Michael Dove and Michelle Hamilton

Michael Dove and Michelle Hamilton, faculty in the Department of History, have received the 2018 Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) Award for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching

Under the joint vision and leadership of Michelle Hamilton and Michael Dove, the MA in Public History is recognized as one of the best Public History programs in the country. Since 2008, Hamilton and Dove have collaborated to redesign the program, teach the core courses and jointly lead and administer the program.

They play a critical role in developing and maintaining community partnerships that, since 2006, have allowed students to work with more than 100 organizations across Canada, including Museum London, Banting House National Historic Site, the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 and Parks Canada. As one community partner notes, such collaboration “enhances the academic experience, helps local institutions and empowers students. And it only succeeds in achieving all of this because of the determined work of Professors Hamilton and Dove.”

The Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) Award for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching recognizes instructors whose exemplary collaborations in university teaching enhance student learning.  

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