Nomination Deadline: Monday, October 17, 2022

ITC will recognize every distance educator or staff member nominated for this award, chosen by their institution as an exemplary member of their community. We encourage nominations to be submitted by their institution’s President/CEO, Provost/Academic Vice President, or Dean with a limit of one nominee per institution (must be current ITC member). The nominee will have demonstrated at least 10 years of dedication to higher education.

The distance educator must have taught at least two fully-distance learning classes in the past year. Documentation of their outstanding teaching and class management strategies, along with course success rates and other pertinent information, is required. The documented teaching and/or course management strategies must be replicable and of value to the teaching profession.

The staff member should have a demonstrated track record of excellence in distance education and provide examples of their efforts.

A panel of ITC judges will choose ONE or TWO exemplary distance educators or staff members to receive ITC's 2022 Outstanding eLearning Legacy Award for Distance Educator or Staff from the pool of nominees. ITC will provide discounted registration to these one or two outstanding recipients to attend the ITC 2023 Annual Conference - eLearning in Las Vegas, NV.

Please complete the following application and submit it online.  Nominators should not use more space than is allotted on the application. 

* Note that if you include any links in the following application form, you must write out the full URL, since Survey Monkey will not translate a phrase or word that has an underlying hyperlink.

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* 1. Please provide the contact information for the nominator.

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* 2. Please provide the contact information for the nominated faculty or staff member.

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* 3. Region

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* 4. Please provide online access to the courses or materials the nominated distance educator or staff member has created, so our panel of judges can explore them in their entirety (or as much as is possible within the bounds of maintaining student privacy) -- include the URL and any required log-in names, passwords, or other information.

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* 5. Why is this distance educator or staff member being nominated to receive an award from ITC? Describe why this individual is an outstanding elearning advocate and deserves this award. (500 word maximum)

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* 6. List example(s) of the nominee’s outstanding teaching and learning strategies used for elearning instruction. Examples must demonstrate creativity, innovation, use of a mix of technologies to meet specific learning needs, and mastery of course learning objectives. (200 word maximum)

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* 7. List example(s) of the nominee’s effective communication strategies used for  elearning instruction. (200 word maximum)

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* 8. List example(s) of the nominee’s outstanding ecourse management and retention strategies used for  elearning instruction. (100 word maximum)

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* 9. Describe how the nominee incorporates collaborative and/or other group activities into the elearning courses. (100 word maximum)

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* 10. If selected, the nominee has the funding and support to attend the ITC 2023 Annual Conference - eLearning in Las Vegas, NV to accept the award.

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