• The Paragon Award for Excellence in Distance Teaching

The Paragon Award for Excellence in Distance Teaching

The purpose of this annual award is to recognize faculty who use online learning technology effectively through good practices in course design, innovative use of technologies that transcend traditional classroom instruction and engage students, and commitment to providing a quality education to students.

Prize

Award recipient receives a $1,000 reward and a trophy. The recipient’s name is engraved on a plaque listing previous winners on display in the J.D. Williams Library.

Eligibility

Any faculty that taught a fully online course (indicated as a Web section) during spring 2014, summer 2014, and fall 2014 are eligible for the 2014 Paragon Award.

Criteria

The nominee must exhibit:

  • good practices in course design;
  • innovative use of technologies that transcend traditional classroom instruction and engage students; and
  • commitment to providing a quality education to students.

Submission for the 2014 Paragon Award TBD. Look for our announcement for the 2014 Paragon Award in December 2014.

Announcement of Award Recipient

Online Design & eLearning will recognize the 2014 Paragon Award recipient at the award ceremony and reception TBD. All faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Previous Award Recipients

2013
2012
2011
2010