2015 WCET Outstanding Work Awards
The WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award recognizes outstanding efforts by member institutions and organizations in applying an innovative, technology-based solution to a challenging educational need. Look across your campus or organization for successful and innovative works that meet WOW criteria. Works nominated for WOW award...
- address a significant need or problem in higher education.
- incorporate creative and/or innovative uses of technology or resources.
- demonstrate a positive impact towards addressing need.
- represent a significant contribution to the field of technology-enhanced postsecondary education.
- can be adapted or used as a model for others.
- 2015 Media Release
- 2014 Media Release
- 2013 Media Release
- 2012 Media Release
- 2011 Media Release
- 2010 Media Release
- Full list of previous recipients
Congratulations to the 2015 WOW recipients:
- Boise State University: Virtual Nursing Simulation with Custom Haptic System for Patient Safety
- The NROC Project: EdReady, A College Math Readiness System
- University of Central Florida: Direct Connect to UCF Pathway
- University of Maryland University College: Open Educational Resources Initiative
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 2015 recipient, Linda Thor, chancellor emeritus, Foothill-De Anza Community College Districts.