2016 Winners


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Dr. Sasha Shivers - School of Liberal Arts
2016 Overall Winner - Philosophy 200, Ethics Online

Dr. Sasha Shivers was awarded the 2016 Teaching with iLearn Innovation Award for her Philosophy 200, Ethics Online course. Dr. Shivers presented her work to faculty and staff through a Faculty Showcase entitled, "Lessons I Learned: Facilitating a Holistic Learning Experience with Everything iLearn Has to Offer," based on her course design and utilization of iLearn. Ethics Online is a fully online course that accommodates multiple learning styles, encourages critical thinking skills, and promotes active learning strategies.  


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Dr. Michelle Smith and Dr. Angela Laflen - School of Liberal Arts
2016 Honorable Mention - Using iLearn Site Statistics to Improve Online Writing Pedagogy

Drs. Laflen & Smith were awarded a 2016 Honorable Mention for their use of iLearn Site Statistics to improve online writing pedagogy. They presented their work to faculty and staff through a Faculty Showcase entitled, "What iLearn Knows That You Don’t: Are Your Students Reading Your Feedback?" based on their research about how students access instructor feedback on their writing assignments by analyzing data collected through the iLearn Site Statistics tool. Through this research, they have developed a number of strategies to encourage students to actively engage instructor feedback and use it to improve their writing.


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Dr. Jennifer Robinette - School of Communication and the Arts
2016 Honorable Mention - Power Presenting Workshop 

Dr. Jennifer Robinette was awarded a 2016 Honorable Mention for her creative use of iLearn to create a highly engaging, self-paced "Power Presenting Workshop" for faculty, staff and students, to assist in the development of public presentation skills. Dr. Robinette presented her work to faculty and staff through a Faculty Showcase entitled, "Crafting Digital Learning Quests", based on her unique workshop design, her expertise in creating high quality learning experiences, and her utilization of a wide array of iLearn tools and features.

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