Manfred Prokop (1989)

prokopAffiliation at the time of the award: University of Alberta, Germanic Studies.

Citation: Manfred Prokop’s outstanding teaching has been honoured through awards such as the Rutherford Prize, the University’s most prestigious award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, the Faculty of Arts Teaching Prize and honourary life membership in the Modern Language Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association. For almost ten years his teaching ratings have averaged 4.9 out of 5, far above the Faculty average.

He has displayed an exceptionally high level of educational leadership through extensive research, development and publications (over 60 in the past 20 years) on second language teaching. He has developed courses to teach and coach teaching assistants as well as sessions for teaching assistants through the University Committee to Improve Teaching and Learning.