2019 FAU Excellence in eLearning Awards

Purpose:

2019 Excellence in eLearning Winner Badge

2019 Excellence in eLearning Award digital badge

This event celebrates the outstanding Florida Atlantic University faculty and administrators dedicated to innovation, student success, and faculty development in online education. The FAU Excellence in eLearning Awards have raised awareness of the FAU eLearning Community of Practice since 2016.

Awards:

2019 FAU Excellence in eLearning Award: Full-Time Faculty

  • Digital Badge
  • Certificate of Recognition
  • $1,000 stipend

2019 FAU Excellence in eLearning Award: Adjunct Faculty

  • Digital Badge
  • Certificate of Recognition
  • $1,000 stipend

2019 FAU Excellence in eLearning Award: Leadership

  • Digital Badge
  • Certificate of Recognition
  • $2,500 stipend

Who is eligible?

Full-Time Faculty

FAU Full-time faculty member who teaches at least one fully-online course Summer 2018 – Spring 2019

Adjunct Faculty

FAU Adjunct faculty member who teaches at least one fully-online course Summer 2018 – Spring 2019.

Leadership

  • FAU Dean
  • FAU Department Chair
  • FAU Program Coordinator
  • FAU faculty member who has chaired a distance learning committee at the college level or higher.

Criteria:

Nomination Rules:

  • FAU faculty and administrators may self-nominate, or nominate other FAU faculty
    members.
  • FAU Center for eLearning staff may not nominate or provide any service that might give
    unfair advantage to any nominee. We love all of our eFaculty, so we remain impartial
    throughout this process.
  • Nominees may only participate in one category per year.
  • Previous eLearning Award winners may participate in a new category each year.

2019 Excellence in eLearning Nomination BadgeNomination / Application process:

  1. Nominate a colleague or yourself via online form.
  2. FAU Center for eLearning will invite each nominee into a Canvas course, designed for the relevant
    award category.
  3. Nominees will submit all items via “Assignment” pages in the Canvas course. Instructions,
    guidelines for success, Help resources, and rubrics are attached to each “Assignment” page.
  • The Badgr LTI in Canvas will automatically issue a 2019 FAU
    Excellence in eLearning Awards Nominee digital badge to each
    participant when all items have been submitted via the Canvas
    course.
  • All items for nomination applications must be submitted via the
    appropriate Canvas “assignment” pages by Friday, March 1,
    2019, 11:59 pm Boca Raton, FL time. The Canvas Assignment
    pages will close automatically at that time. No submissions will be
    possible after the stated due date

Selection Process:

  • 2019 FAU Excellence in eLearning Awards Committee members will evaluate the items submitted in each category.
  • Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Committee Members will select winners by Monday, April 15, 2019.
  • The Center for eLearning will share the results with winners and nominees via email as soon as possible, once the decision is made.
  • Winners will receive certificates and take promotional photos/videos at the Center for eLearning, Boca Raton, during the week of April 15 – April 19.

Committee Members

  • Highly qualified members of the Florida Higher Education eLearning Community of Practice
  • Committee members may not include:
    • Employees of the FAU Center for eLearning
    • Anyone who writes a Letter of Support for a nominee may not participate in the applicable category.
    • A current nominee may not participate in the applicable category as a committee member.

Getting Help:

For clarification or assistance, please contact the 2019 eLearning Awards Coordinator, Kathy McPherson kmcpher1@fau.edu.

2018 Winners

Dr. Victoria Brown speaks with Dr. Janice Cerveny, winner of the 2018 Full-time Faculty award.

Dr. Victoria Brown speaks with Todd Price, winner of the 2018 Adjunct Faculty award.

Dr. Victoria Brown speaks with Dr. Mary Cameron, winner of the 2018 Leadership award.

Dr. Victoria Brown speaks with Dr. Mary Kay Boyd, winner of the 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award.