• 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 2015, summer 2015, and fall 2015 are eligible for the 2015 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

Please check back in December 2014 for more detail on The 2015 Paragon Award submission.

Previous Award Recipients

2014
2013

2012
2011
2010