2017 Teaching with Technology Excellence Showcase Now Accepting Applications

The Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Center (TLAC) in collaboration with the Office of Distance Education will be sponsoring an Online/Blended Teaching with Technology Excellence Showcase and Award. Applications are now being accepted and are due by April 14.

Link to application form

When: Wednesday, May 10 from 11:00 AM to 1 PM

Where: Sykes Ball Room B

What: The showcase will feature faculty examples from their respective online/blended course(s). Specifically examples that introduce instructional technologies (i.e. WEB Tools etc) that enhance the online teaching, learning, and assessment environment are being sought after.


  • Celebrate the accomplishments of faculty doing unique and innovative things as it relates to the online teaching, learning, and assessment process.
  • Promote distance education awareness on campus
  • Provide awareness to faculty across the institution of the resources available to enhance their own teaching in the distance education learning environments.


  • Applicants will showcase their examples during the event. Each applicant will have a table with a laptop and/or iPad setup.
  • All faculty will be invited to the event to view and vote for their favorite showcase(s).
  • A group of judges will also participate an evaluate the applicants.
  • 5 winners will be chosen based on peer vote (50% weight) and judges' evaluation (50% weight).

Award: Each winner will receive an award of $500 that can be used for professional development and or travel funding. All showcase participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Award Criteria:

  • Effective and innovative use of technologies to engage online/blended students in interactive learning experiences based on sound pedagogical teaching and learning goals.
  • Interaction is encouraged for student to student, student to instructor, and student to content.
  • Evidence of improvement in online teaching, learning, and assessment.


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