MSU Business Excellence in Teaching Award Presented to Dr. Frances Tuer

June 3, 2022 | Hamilton, ON
Contributed by Joanna Williams, DeGroote Writer

Frances Tuer, Assistant Professor of Human Resources and Management, is a beloved teacher among DeGroote students. She is dedicated to supporting students, and ensuring they have a positive learning experience both inside and outside the classroom. She is also an advocate and a strong voice for students.

Tuer was recently presented with the McMaster Students Union Business Excellence in Teaching Award.

Her students describe her as an amazing professor who is extremely accommodating, someone who provides clear instructions, considers everyone’s learning styles, and genuinely wants her students to succeed.

Tuer enjoys an active classroom environment focused on helping students of all interests and abilities to gain personal insights into the world of work, and solve business and workplace problems using evidence-based management. She is also committed to inclusivity, striving to integrate learning on accessibility and accommodations for those with disabilities.

Her teaching style resonates with students.

“From what I’ve heard, students appreciate the realistic situations used in class discussions and assignments, the chance to reflect on their own workplace experiences, and my commitment to inclusive education,” says Tuer.

She actively contributes and participates in co-curricular and extra curricular activities from case competitions, to supporting the transition to remote teaching, to being the lead developer for the new Commerce 2GR0 course.

When asked how it feels winning this award from her students, Tuer says, “I’m always deeply honoured when students take the time to recognize my contribution to their success.”

“As an educator the most important thing you can do is to help students believe in themselves.”

One thought on "MSU Business Excellence in Teaching Award Presented to Dr. Frances Tuer"

  1. Eileen Smith says:

    As Dr. Tuer’s mother I have been impressed with her achievements over the years. The acknowledgement in her field of work is certainly well earned.

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