good practices and sound policies that accelerate the effective adoption and use of technologies in teaching and learning.
2015 WOW Award Recipients
Congratulations to the 2015 WOW recipients:
- Boise State University: Virtual Reality Nursing Simulation with Custom Haptic System for Patient Safety allows students to practice sterile procedures in a gaming environment.
- The NROC Project: EdReady, A College Math Readiness System is a personalized college math readiness system that helps students avoid the time and costs associated with remediation.
- University of Central Florida: Direct Connect to UCF Pathway is a career and academic support tool, designed to work closely and intentionally with students as they prepare to transfer to UCF.
- University of Maryland University College: Open Educational Resources Initiative maximizes the use of OER across over 700 undergraduate courses.
The Richard Jonsen Award is given each year to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the e-learning community and WCET during his or her career. Selection criteria for the annual award include a long-standing willingness to nurture and assist others in the e-learning community, a significant contribution to the field, and innovative service to e-learning students.
The Richard Jonsen Award was established in 1998 to recognize the contributions of Richard (Dick) Jonsen, who, as WICHE's executive director, founded WCET. The award is presented at the WCET Annual Meeting.
WCET Richard Jonsen Award Recipients - including the 2014 recipient, Michael Goldstein, partner, Cooley, LLP.