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Exemplary Course Program Award Winners

2015 Award Winners



Course Title (ECP)

Dennis Anderson
Paula Kaplan
Melanie Vickers

Marshall University

Community Collaborative Planning and Management

Bethany Lanese

Kent State University

Health Care Systems

John Perry

Wichita State University

Strategic Management

Selom Assignon

City Colleges of Chicago

CIS 181 - Web Development 1

Ken Slenkovich

College of Public Health, Kent State University

Sex: A Wicked Public Health Problem

Cheryl Kautz

Grand Valley State University

Internet Media and Programming

April Graveman

Marshalltown Community College / IVCCD


Jason Rhode

Northern Illinois University

Instructional Technology Program Development

Jason Rhode

Northern Illinois University

Advanced Instructional Media Design

Angelica Ricaurte Avedaño

Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia

Docencia Virtual

Lisa Panagopoulos

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Introduction to Information Systems

Julia Carpenter

Valencia College

Freshman Composition 1

Jerry Hensel

Valencia College

Computer Maintenance Essentials

Dianna Kistler

West Coast University

General Education Capstone

Karen Wondergem

West Coast University / American Career College

New Student Orientation

2014 Award Winners



Course Title (ECP)

Jason E. Warnick, Ph.D.

Arkansas Tech University

General Psychology (Directors Choice)

Daniel Hillman, Anatoly Temkin and Alison Pedley

Boston University

Quantitative Methods for Information Systems (Directors Choice)

Professor Martin Carroll, Alison Lockley, Professor Keith Christian, Dr. Steve Reynolds, Chris Darwin, Dr. Rod Kennett, Professor Stephen Garnett, Associate Professor Renkang Peng, Dr. Carla Eisemburg, Dan Hartney, Jeff Ballweg, Monica Hilse, David Heath, Brian Coulehan, Wendy Taleo, Paula Wilson, Erin Lawson, Dr. Bopelo Boitshwarelo, Alison Reedy, Penny Szybiak, Caroline Kidd, Kate Jellis and Kat Gerste

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin, Evolution and Tropical Australia MOOC (Directors Choice)

Jennifer Perkins and Dr. Scott Townsend

Eastern Kentucky University

Trends in Science Education (Directors Choice)

Dr. Larysa Nadolny

Iowa State University

Digital Learning in the Secondary Classroom (Directors Choice)

Shannon Conley-Kurjian

Medina High School

Local and American History (Directors Choice)

Greg Long and Staff of the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center

Northern Illinois University

Perspectives on Disability MOOC (Directors Choice)

Christina Sewell

Allen Community College

Composition I

Meghan Seibert and Kim Livengood

Angelo State University

Applied Research

Dr. Darlene Turner-White and Dr. Mark Gale

Athens State University

Professional Education Communication

Dr. LaDoris W. Baugh and Dr. Mark Gale

Athens State University

Financial Management

Ceit De Vitto, Sharon F. Tilton, and Kimberly Griffith

Bristol Community College

Musculoskeletal Anatomy for the Massage Professional

Nella Anderson, Carrie Schlicht, Creig Crippen, Miranda Regnitz

Colorado State University-Global Campus

Learning Theories and Models of Instruction

Crystal Day-Black

Coppin State University

Principles and Practices of Nutrition for Health Professionals

Dr. Daryl Watkins, Anna Reese, Amy Berger, Dr. Matthew Earnhardt, Dr. Edward Knab, Dr. Linda Pittenger, Kevin Norris and Dr. Kees Rietsema

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Leadership Foundations in Research

Dr. Alpesh P. Makwana and Dr. Eugene Round

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Introduction to Research Methods

Jan G. Neal and Dr. Steven Hampton

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

DAV 735: Current Practices and Future Trends in Aviation

Jan G. Neal and Dr. Dothang Truong

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

DAV 726: Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis

Jessica Canfield and Sara Ombres

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Supporting Online Learners

Shannon Field and Donna L. Roberts, Ph.D.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Science and Aviation/Aerospace Technology in Society

Shannon Field, Monica Surrency, and Helen Anderson

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Human Factor in Aviation

Valerie Holmes and Tracey Richardson

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Fundamentals of Project Management

Anna Reese and Rick Lawin

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Aviation Safety

Diane Dowhy and Dr. Merrill Douglass

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

Principles of Management

Felix Brito, David Syverson and Dr. Adam Marks

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

MGMT 391 – Introduction to Project Management

Felix Brito, Tim Houston and Dr. Brent Terwilliger

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

ASCI 638 – Human Factors in Unmanned Systems

Helen Anderson and Jeff Ferner

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

Introduction to Computers and Applications

Katy A. Hendry and Eric Tangumonkem, Ph.D.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

(TRAN 371) Pipelines, Land Use and the Environment

Nancy Moran and Debra Taylor Bourdeau

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

World Literature

Rose Opengart, Janene Neal, and Shannon Field

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

Human Resource Management

Michael S. Wills

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

Computer Networks

eLearning Team


Extensão em IFRS e NIA

Christina Freire, Silvia Gurdian, Matthew Thomson, and Kris Yan Valdes

Florida International University

Project Management Basics

Jessica Rodriguez and Wendy Gelman

Florida International University

Business Law I

Kimberly Taylor and Kathleen Bulger

Florida International University

Marketing Yourself in Today's Competitive Job Market

Laura Dinehart and Erika Huezo

Florida International University

Issues in Early Childhood Education

Matthew Acevedo and Adam Owenz

Florida International University

Crisis Management

Matthew Acevedo and Emmanuele Archange

Florida International University

Human Resource Management

Melody Whiddon-Willoughby, Patricia Delgado, and Elizabeth Ferris

Florida International University

Educational Psychology

Amy Peach

Fontbonne University

Philosophical Foundations of Education

Karen W. Duncan    

Gaston College

Advanced Text Entry & Formatting

Linda Davis and Joseph DiPietro

George Mason University

SAS Language and Basic Procedures

Kristin Roberts

Grand Rapids Community College

C++ Programming

Julia VanderMolen

Grand Valley State University

Issues in Health Professions

Szymon Machajewski, Eric Kunnen, Garret Brand, and Melissa Stange

Grand Valley State University

Introduction to Telecommunications

Lee Ann Dickerson

Jefferson Community and Technical College

Academic Writing I

Dr. George Nakos and Paul Huckett

Johns Hopkins University - Engineering for Professionals

Mathematical Methods for Engineers

Sarah Wareing, Melanie Meyers, Alexandra Luce and Dennis Yip

Justice Institute of British Columbia

Introduction to Intelligence Analysis

Julia Sweitzer, Katie Evans, William Beers, Jarell Fox and Kristopher King

Lake-Sumter State College

Introduction to Business

Katie Evans, William Beers, Jarell Fox and Kristopher King

Lake-Sumter State College

Humanities: Renaissance to Modern Times

Diane Cairns, Dr. Jacqueline Stavros and Mike Thibideau

Lawrence Technological University

MBA6073 Global Strategic Management

Cheryl Brindle

Lord Fairfax Community College


Jason Rhode

Northern Illinois University

Instructional Media and Technology

Rumena Buzarovska, Steven Foulke, and Carine Ullom

Ottawa University

Regions of the Balkans and the U.S.: Case Studies in Space, Place, and Cultural Geography in Macedonia and the U.S.

Kara Parrish MS, RD, LDN

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Nutrition for Life

Ayham Fayyoumi and Abdullah Alruhaimi

Saudi Electronic University

Computer Essentials

Dr. Adam Ozanne and Mr. Will Moindrot

The University of Manchester

ECON10061 Introductory Mathematic, School of Social Sciences

Phoebe Jane Ballard and Mingli Xiao, Ph.D.

The University of Toledo

Online Teaching Certificate

Olaf Dierker, Sigrun Bones, Regina Neubohn, Wolfgang Banneitz, Torsten Parzella, Susanne Dreas, and Ines Voss

TLA TeleLearn-Akademie gGmbH

Perspektive Wiedereinstieg: Projektmanagement Grundlagen Project Management Basics

Nita Copeland

University Of Arkansas at Little Rock

Applied Human Science

Eva Strand, Kari Dickinson, Doug Habib, Carie Saunders, Jenine Cordon and David Schlater

University of Idaho

Landscape and Habitat Dynamics

Carolyn Siccama, Ed.D.

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Among Students

Dr. Chris Tomer, Lorna Kearns, Barbara Frey, EdD, and Dean Croll

University of Pittsburgh

Introduction to Information Technologies

L. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan and Lynn M. Murdoch

University of St. Thomas

Fundamentals of Mild to Moderate Disabilities

Diane Burr

Valley City State University

Introduction to Physical Education

Amy Blowers

Volusia Online Learning

English 4: FL College Prep

Sandra Bennett

Wilmington University

MEE 7634 Integrated Methods of Teaching Social Studies K-6

2013 Award Winners



Course Title (ECP)

Christina Sewell

Allen Community College

Introduction to Literature

Alaric Radosh

Arlington Public Schools, Virginia

Chinese 1 Online (2012-2013) - RADOSH (Directors Choice)

Peter Kishpaugh

Physics (K12)

Rick Roth

Geometry (K12)

Dr. Katrina Kardiasmenos

Bowie State University

General Psychology PSYC 101 (Directors Choice)

Miles McGeehan

Bozeman School District

Climate Change Expedition (Directors Choice)

Tahais Real-Martins, Ceit Devitto, Diana Rice, and Constance Messier

Bristol Community College

Developmental Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice

Kathleen Fjelstul

Capella University

BMGT8004 Theory and Practice in Business Management (Directors Choice)

Audrey Gramstad, Patricia Miera, Hallie Ray, and Jessica Rosazza Williams

Central New Mexico Community College

Teaching and Learning Online

Helen Anderson and James Jurewicz

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide

Marriage and Family

Jay E. Hines and Jan G. Neal

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Globalization & World Politics

Shannon Field and Merrill Douglass

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Small Business Management

Dr. Wendi M. Kappers and Sara C. Ombres

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Making the Blend

Dr. Bobby McMasters and Jan G. Neal

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Applied Regression Analysis

Dr. Todd D. Smith and Monica Surrency

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Paul Beaudoin

Fitchburg State University

Commonwealth of the Arts

Melody Whiddon-Willoughby, Elizabeth Ferris, and Patricia Delgado

Florida International University

Social and Personality Development

Matthew Acevedo

Florida International University

Wellness Management MAN6157 (Directors Choice)

Karen W. Duncan

Gaston College

Emerging Technologies

Dr. Craighton S. Mauk

Gateway Community and Technical College

BIO112 - Introduction to Biology (Directors Choice)

Cheryl Kautz

Grand Rapids Community College

CO152 Photoshop (Directors Choice)

Lisa Berry

Idaho Digital Learning Academy

Dual Credit Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars (Directors Choice)

Katie Evans

Lake-Sumter State College

American Literature

Sarah Garman and Alexandre Strzyzewski

Miami Dade College

Introduction to Humanities

David Flora, Ericka Hollis, and Xavier Scott

Morehead State University

The Online Collaborative Experience

Marjorie C. Shavers, Ph.D.

Morehead State University

Theories of Counseling

Cheryl Kautz

Muskegon Community College    

Intro to Word Processing

Joel Shapiro, Caitlin Frano, Jessica Rydz, Michael Theodore, Kevin Cuasay, Jacqueline Wickham, and Katherine Kerpan

Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Analytic Methods for Public Policy Analysis

Jon Louis Dorbolo

Oregon State University

Introduction to Philosophy

Lena V. Maslennikova

Regent University

Blackboard Advanced 9.1 Training

Vaughan Smith

Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning


Dustin Smith

Snead State Community College

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Marcie Newton and Tom Rosenberger

The College of Saint Rose

Expository Writing, Oral Communications, Research

Phoebe Ballard

The University of Toledo

ART 1070:901 - Fundamentals of Digital Media (Directors Choice)

Kathi Baldwin

University of Alaska SE Sitka

ED 593: Designing and Teaching an Online Course (Directors Choice)

Cynthia Foronda and Lyndon Godsall

University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies

NUR 558

Linda A Dudjak PhD RN; Barbara A. Frey DEd; Adelle M. Lotinsky, BSN RN; and Dean Croll

University of Pittsburgh

Nursing - Evidence-Based Quality Improvement

Sandra Bennett

Wilmington University

Integrated Methods for Teaching Elementary Reading and Writing

2012 Award Winners



Course Title (ECP)

Mark Gale and Dr. Wendy Cowan

Athens State University

ED 305 - Technology and Media in Education

Christine Davis

Teaching Online with

Deanna Mayers

AP Biology A

Deanna Mayers

Chinese 1 A

Dan Hilman

Boston University

Database Design and Implementation for Business (MET CS 669)

Dan Barnett

Butte College

Eastern Religions (Philosophy 18)

Brian Worden

Capella University

COUN5930-Mental Health Counseling Pre-Practicum Course 1

Joe Lane

Capella University

HS8204 Public Service Leadership

Danica Hubbard

College of DuPage

English Composition 1102

Nikki Schutte

College of St. Scholastica

MUS 3309 : World Music

Tess Bader and team

Colorado State University - Global Campus

ENG130 - Introduction to Literature

Robert Leo


Model Schools Instructional Technology Lesson Upgrade Program

Robert Leo


To The Cloud, Summer 2011

Dr. Julia VanderMolen

Davenport University

HLTH127 Healthy Living

Jan Neal and Dr. Irwin Price

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

DAV 713: The Economic Environment of Aviation

Jan Neal and Dr. Alan Stolzer

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

DAV 712: Aviation Safety Management Systems

Anna Reese

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

ENGL222 - Business Communication

Anna Reese

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

DAV 714 – The Legal Environment of Aviation

Dr. Nancy Rauseo and David Palmer

Florida International University

Customer Relationship Management, MAR 4860

Melody Whiddon and Elizabeth Ferris

Florida International University

EDF 5481: Foundations of Educational Research

Cheryl Kautz

Grand Rapids Community College

CO252 Advanced Photoshop

Glaucio Scremin

Jacksonville State University

Law and Ethics in Physical Education and Sport Management HPE 540

Paige Brook-Jeffiers


Online Facilitator Certification Testing

Susan Mircovich

Kenai Peninsula College

Survey of Chemistry, Chem A103

Chris Duke

Lone Star College, Cy-Fair

COSC 1401 Introduction to Computers

Lori Ellison and Paula Kaplan

Marshall University

Death and Grief Counseling COUN 556

Michael Smedshammer

Modesto Junior College

English 101

Maria S. Rynn and team

Northern Virginia Community College

ITE 115: Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

Dr. Torria Bond, Dr. Joshua Knabb, Sherryl Berg-Ridenour, and Lindsay Pollard

Online and Professional Studies Division of California Baptist University


Michael Pregitzer and team

Regent University School of Undergraduate Studies

GENE 402 The Making of a Christian Leader

Niki Whiteside

San Jacinto College

ACAdemic Learning

Dominique Elliott, Mooho Oh, Dean Earlix, Scott Dinho

Savannah College of Art and Design

Motion Media 709: Motion Media Cinematography and Editing

Vaughan Smith

Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Project Management 1 (MGMT14998)

Jennifer Campbell

Tulsa Community College

Medical Terminology - ALDH 1323

Angélica Quiroga Garza

Universidad de Monterrey

Aplicaciones en Psicologa PS3105

Nita Copeland

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

HSCI 3402 Structural Kinesiology

Lyndon Godsall

University of Miami

NUR551: Teaching and Learning Theory in Clinical Nursing Education

Elena Pravosudova and Alina Solovyova-Vincent

University of Nevada, Reno

Principles of Biological Investigations

Dr. Becky Adams

University of New Mexico

Theory & Practices of Distance Learning - OLIT 535

Rosemarie Lyons, Holly Shifflet and team

University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business Center for Executive Education

Management Essentials Online

Geralyn Stephens

Wayne State University

CTE 6010: History and Principles of Career and Technical Education

2011 Award Winners



Course Title (ECP)

Mark Eaton

Avila University

PY 321 Leadership

Deanna Mayers, Alicia Ross

Macro Economics

James Frey

Boston University

Contemporary Issues in Art Education

Brad Kay.Goodman

Boston University

MET CS 679 Bb Classic Architecture

Kim Leblanc

Calcasieu Parish Public Schools

LACONNECT: Connecting Curriculum and Instructional Practice

Brian Powers

Capella University

DHA8004 - Innovative Business Practices in Health Care

Robert Leo


Blackboard 101

Gillian McKnight-Tutein

Cuyahoga Community College

Human Resource Management

Teri Herron

Delta State University

Music in American Culture

Shannon Field

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

MBAA 514 - Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation

Jan Neal

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

DAV_733: Globalization and the Aviation Environment

Craig Hardesty

Hillsborough Community College

MAC 1105 College Algebra

Kelly Cua

Kamehameha Schools Distance Learning

Culture-Based Resources for Teaching Hawaiian History (CBRTHH)

Clinton Iwami, Komarey Moss

Kamehameha Schools Distance Learning

Ka Na`i Aupuni

Paige Brooks-Jeffiers

Kentucky Community & Technical College System

Web Design and Production

Dorothy Jones

Norfolk State University

BUS 330-90 Business Communication

Jack Partlow

Northern Virginia Community College

BUS 100 Introduction to Business

Karen Lynden

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

BUS253: Leadership and Management Skills

Darrell Naylor-Johnson

Savannah College of Art and Design    

Scripting for Interactivity

Leslie Koberna

Texas Woman's University

Oral Radiology

Robert McCunney, Walt Woerheide

The American College

HS 328 - Investments

Angélica Quiroga Garza

Universidad de Monterrey

Práctica Profesional Dirigida LPS II

Michael Keables

University of Denver

NATS 1201: Environmental Systems

Jason Mock

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Special Topics in Leisure - Strategic Management

Michele Pelter

University of Nevada, Reno

Introduction to Knowledge Development and Scientific Inquiry

Lorna Kearns

University of Pittsburgh

Organizational and Management Theory