Joyce Forbes (1986)

86-forbesAffiliation at the time of the award: Lakehead University, English.

Citation: Dr. Forbes makes her students active participants in the literature she deals with, demanding their intellectual and emotional involvement. Because of her commitment to all students she has been instrumental in initiating a variety of special courses and workshops. She also assisted in conducting effective and successful workshops for incoming teaching assistants and participated in a report on peer evaluation.

“Highly successful teacher who makes students become active participants.”
Instrumental in university-wide programs (remedial English, study-skills).
Assisted in conducting workshop program for incoming teaching assistants.
Recent work on a report on peer evaluation.