2015 Awards

Our awards process was very challenging in 2015. We had a number of extremely innovative and impressive submissions from coast to coast. The following list shows the sponsoring institution (that is it may not present the complete list of collaborators) and the submission.

Instructional Design/Teaching and Learning

  • Ottawa University: Legal Memos made Easy
  • Université d’Ottawa: Cours hybride CVG2540: Mécanique
  • University of British Columbia: Fostering nutrition education in the community through experiential learning and open online video
  • DELTS, Memorial University:Oceans 1000: Exploration of World Ocean: Exploring the Ocean Using Virtual Expeditions: A Blended Flipped-Classroom Approach Using Prezi as an Exploratory Tool
  • Open School British Columbia: Residential Trading Services Applied Practise Course Redesign
  • University of British Columbia: Designing for a Quality Online Course (PDPIE) Quality Framework
  • University of Waterloo: Designing an Interactive Online Introductory Physics Course
  • College of the North Atlantic: PY1330 News Photography
  • University of Waterloo: Creating an Immersive Teaching and Learning Experience Online: Religion and Popular Film

Educational Practices/Collaboration

  • College of the North Atlantic: Bonavista Institute for Cultural Tourism -NC2489 The Business of Food
  • Learning Resources and Technology Services, Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development: The Hour of Code
  • Ottawa University: Nature Watch (Collaboration)
  • Open School British Columbia: FOODSAFE Level 1
  • University of New Brunswick: Supporting Students with Disabilities Online Modules for PSE Faculty and Instructors

Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program

  • Ottawa University: Nature Watch (Formal/ Non formal)
  • DELTS, Memorial University: Français 2300 Phonétique du français / french 2300 “French Phonetics”

Technology in the K-12 Classroom

  • Maplesoft/University of Waterloo: Online Mathematical Courseware – Secondary School Courseware Project
  • Open School British Columba: Inclusion Outreach e-Mentoring Program

Graduate Student Award

  • Athabasca University: Drinking from a Fire Hose: Success Strategies and Coping Mechanisms for Learning Through Synchronous Microblogging on Twitter

And our awards:

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Instructional Design/Teaching and Learning

1Excellence: Legal Memos made Easy, Centre for e-Learning and the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Excellence: Oceans 1000: Exploration of World Ocean: Exploring the Ocean Using Virtual Expeditions: A Blended Flipped-Classroom Approach Using Prezi as an Exploratory Tool, Faculty of Science and Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Merit: Cours hybride CVG2540 – Mécanique des matériaux, Le Centre du cyber-@pprentissage et Le Département de génie civil, Université d’Ottawa

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program    

Excellence: NatureWatch /AttentionNature, Department of Geography,  University of Ottawa; The Centre for e-Learning, Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS), University of Ottawa; Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University;  David Suzuki Foundation; and Nature Canada

Merit: Français 2300 « Phonétique du français » / French 2300 “French Phonetics”, Department of French and Spanish; Department of Linguistics; and Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration

2Excellence: Supporting Students with Disabilities Online Modules for PSE Faculty and Instructors, Mount Allison University; New Brunswick Community College; New Brunswick College of Craft and Design; St. Thomas University; The University of New Brunsw3ick, Fredericton; and The University of New Brunswick, St. John; New Brunswick Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

MERIT: FOODSAFE Level 1            Merit     Open School BC – Ministry of Education; Queen’s Printer; BC FOODSAFE Secretariat; and Food Protection Services, BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in the K-12 Classroom

4Excellence: Online Mathematical Courseware – Secondary School Courseware Project, Maplesoft; The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing, University of Waterloo; and The Centre for Extended Learning, University of Waterloo

5Excellence: Inclusion Outreach e-Mentoring Program, The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing, University of Waterloo, and The Centre for Extended Learning, University of Waterloo

Graduate Student Award

Drinking from a fire hose: success strategies and coping mechanism for learning through synchronous microblogging on TWITTER, Athabasca University

Leadership Award

Richard Pinet, University of Ottawa

AMTEC Trust Award

Corinne Breen, Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland

Journal Awards:

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology (CJLT) / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology / Qu’est-ce que la technologie pédagogique ? Un examen de la signification, de l’utilisation et de la réciprocité de la technologie, Vol. (40)3, Arun Lakhana

International Journal of E-learning & Distance Education (IJEDE) / La Revue internationale de l’apprentissage en ligne et de l’enseignement à distance

Pre-service teachers’ technological pedagogical knowledge: A continuum of views on effective technology integration / Connaissances technologiques et pédagogiques des enseignants en formation initiale: Un continuum de points de vue sur l’intégration efficace de la technologie, Vol. 29(2), Kathryn Lee, Shaunna Smith and Beth Bos