2014 AT&T Faculty – Staff

Award Competition in Instructional Technology

Responding to the growing use of online technologies for instruction at Michigan State University, Information Technology Services holds an annual awards program, generously funded by AT&T, to both recognize and encourage best practices in the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.

LLT 346

LLT346: Best Online

Elizabeth Lavolette

“Mixed media, instructor avatar, and student comfort”

ISB 202

ISB202: Best Online

Stephen Thomas

“Critical thinking and science literacy on a massive scale (MOOC)”

UP 488

UP488: Best Blended

Eva Kassens-Noor

“Flipped lectures allow for outside exploration”

ZOL 890-601

ZOL890: Best Enhanced

Louise Mead

“Blogging, peer review, and practical application”

VM 810

VM810: Honorable Mention

Heather Ricks

“Creating connections between students and campus”

JRN 491

JRN491: Honorable Mention

Joe Grimm

“Gamifying Desire2Learn with badging”

ACC 308

ACC308: Honorable Mention

Susan P. Convery

“Case studies and collaborative real world examples in the REAL rooms”

Judges: Sev Grabski, Michael Koot, Joseph Messina, Joni Starr – Coordinator: Ryan Yang – IT Services Support: Chris Irvin, Jessica Knott, JoAnn Render, Pam Sloan