2014 Teaching With Sakai Innovation Awards

The Apereo Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA), for 2014, sponsored by Asahi Net.

Higher Ed Face to Face category:

Entry: the FOLD
Melissa Halvorson (Adjunct Professional Lecturer), Marist College

Higher Ed Online/Hybrid category:

Entry: SPA 231 Reading and Composition
Shannon Hahn (Discipline Chair/Instructor), Durham Technical Community College

Portfolio category:

Entry: Pre-Health Professions Program at Wake Forest University
Pat Lord (Director of the Health Professions Program), Jolie Tingen (Instructional Technology Analyst), Wake Forest University

Projects and Other Uses category:

Entry: the FOLD
Josh Baron (Senior Academic Technology Officer), Melissa Halvorson (Adjunct Professional Lecturer), Marist College

The intent of the award is to highlight examples of educational applications of Sakai which fall into an innovative or transformative category.

Each of the winners will be recognized for their use of the Sakai CLE and Apereo OAE for teaching and learning at the Apereo Conference in Miami, FL, June 1-4, 2014.  Details of their winning projects will be shared at the conference. For information about the conference, go to http://conf2014.apereo.org/

The Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) is a project of the Sakai Teaching and Learning Community.  This is the 7th year of the competition.

We thank our sponsor Asahi Net for their support of the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award.

Thanks also to our Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award Committee members for their energy, enthusiasm and professionalism:
David O'Steen, Fatima Rahiman, Guillermo Rodriguez, Janice Smith, Jim Mezzanotte, Marc Zaldivar, Cheryl Brown, Zora Rizzi, Mary Jo Carnot, Armanda Lewis, Luisa Li and Teggin Summers.

Learn more about the winners at Open Apereo 2014 - registration now open, details from