2017 FAU Excellence in eLearning Awards Guidelines

Announcement of the awards recipients for 2017 

Dr. Victoria Brown expressed special thanks everyone that submitted their courses and shared their journeys to becoming online instructors at FAU .

Please visit Dr. Brown’s post “The Center for eLearning Announces the Excellence Awards” for nomination result details.

Purpose:

The FAU Excellence in eLearning Awards celebrate FAU faculty and administrators’ dedication to excellence, innovation, and student success in online education.

Selection Process:

  • All awards will be judged by members of the eLearning Advisory Board and representatives from the Office of the Provost.
  • All materials submitted will be compiled for awards committee members.
  • Committee members will review individually, then meet as a group to determine award recipients.

Due date for submissions: Monday, April 10, 2017 

Purpose:

The FAU Excellence in eLearning Awards celebrate FAU faculty and administrators’ dedication to excellence, innovation, and student success in online education.

Selection Process:

  • All awards will be judged by members of the eLearning Advisory Board and representatives from the Office of the Provost.
  • All materials submitted will be compiled for awards committee members.
  • Committee members will review individually, then meet as a group to determine award recipients.

Due date for submissions: Monday, April 10, 2017 

Nomination Process

Leadership Award requirements include:

  • One letter of support from a Dean or colleague
  • Short CV
  • Provide evidence of Demonstration of eLeadership, in narrative form.
    All of the following will be considered:

    • Excellence in leadership of eLearning programs or initiatives for growth of eLearning at FAU.
    • Vision and innovation in affecting positive change toward the adoption of eLearning faculty development.
    • Commitment to quality eLearning course design and facilitation.
    • Commitment to ongoing eLearning faculty support.
    • Commitment to eLearning scholarship.
    • Leadership-Rubric.pdf

Full-time Faculty Award requirements include:

  • Please provide a narrative description detailing evidence of excellence in eLearning education. You may address one or more of the following for consideration:
    • Innovation in course conceptualization and design
    • Commitment to promoting student success through teacher presence, community building, student support, authentic assessment, multimedia content delivery
    • Commitment to on-going professional development
    • Commitment to eLearning scholarship
    • Commitment to peer mentorship.
  • Upload 2 letters of support, one of which must be from your Chair or Dean or be email them to kmcpher1@fau.eduu.
  • 1 or 2 Fully online (80% or more) course examples including full course number(s) for Blackboard or Canvas course.
  • Short CV
  • Full-Time Faculty Rubric.pdf

Adjunct Faculty Award requirements include:

  • Provide a narrative description detailing evidence of excellence in eLearning education. You may address one or more of the following for consideration:
    • Innovation in course conceptualization and design
    • Commitment to promoting student success through teacher presence, community building, student support, authentic assessment, multimedia content delivery
    • Commitment to on-going professional development
  • 1 or 2 Fully online (80% or more) course examples including full course number(s) for Blackboard course or Canvas.
  • Use the form to upload 2 letters of support, or email them to to kmcpher1@fau.edu. One letter of support must be from your Chair or Dean. The other can be from a faculty colleague or FAU staff member.
  • Short CV
    Adjunct Faculty Rubric.pdf

Awards:

Full-time Faculty Award recipient will receive:

  • Certificate of Recognition
  • $1,000 stipend

Adjunct Faculty Award recipient will receive:

  • Certificate of Recognition
  • $1000 stipend

Leadership Award recipient will receive:

  • Certificate of Recognition
  • $2,500 stipend

All nominees will be informed of the results via email.