Master Teacher Award - Fall 2010
Edwin Ralph worked as a teacher, regional college adult education co-ordinator, school principal and director of education before joining the U of S in 1986. For over two decades, Ralph has been involved in mentoring student teachers and community-based educators in addition to his undergraduate and graduate teaching. His expertise is effective teaching, learning and mentoring. And his scholarship has not been restricted to preparing K-12 educators; three of his four books, about half of his 65 refereed journal articles and half of his 85 workshop and conference presentations have related to teaching, learning and mentoring in higher education. Ralph has received six student-initiated teaching awards and last year, he received the inaugural Provost’s Teaching Excellence Award for College of Education.