Dr. Mubarak Shah won the 2010-2011 UCF Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award (SoTL) for his outstanding contriubtions to the scholarship of teaching and learning. He is especially known for his successful encouragement of students to pursue research, in part through the long running Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
The criteria for evaluating applicants' for this award include the following four major categories:
1. Value or impact of SoTL efforst both within the discipline and to the teaching and learning community.
2. Peer recognition of research and creative efforts in the same or related disciplines.
3. Publication of research and creative efforts in the same or related disciplines.
4. External grant and contract support for SoTL activities appropriate to the applicant's discipline.
Dr. Shah was selected to receive this award by auniversity-level committee consisting of one (1) tenured and annually elected faculty member from each of the colleges and the director of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL).