Reflections on Winning a Teaching Award

As you already know if you’ve ever gotten a 4.48 on the end-of-semester Q evaluations, 4.5 can feel like an arbitrary cut-off. It’s a score high enough to win you a teaching award from the Bok Center (thanks, Bok Center!), but also feels like the proverbial A-/B+. How do I interpret this? One problem is that…