Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Teaching Medal Award Winner
A specialist in educational technology in the College of Education, Shirley Yamashita has been a leader in working with undergraduates in teacher education.
Her extensive experience in developing and teaching online courses has made her an invaluable resource for other faculty.
Yamashita’s philosophy of teaching for both face-to-face and online learning environments is to "exemplify all that you teach."
The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students. The board also awards the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research.
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