Save the Date: Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS) 2018

The Apereo Teaching and Learning community is seeking submissions for the annual Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards competition.The award recognizes innovation and excellence in the use of digital technologies to enhance teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement and learning. 

This year, the award applicant selection process opens on January 16, 2018 and closes on February 26, 2018. During this time period, applications will be accepted at the ATLAS page in ( Additional information on the award (mission statement, a definition of innovation, criteria, rubrics, and previous winners) will be also available on the site. 
Please read the ATLAS FAQs to find out more details about the award. 

The ATLAS Awards Committee welcomes a broader audience in the Apereo open source education community. We invite submissions that demonstrate innovative teaching and learning using Sakai, OAE, Karuta, Xerte and/or Opencast. Based on merit, we hope to select up to six winners across the award categories. 

Click below to have a glance at the ATLAS rubrics: 

Course/Project rubric (
Portfolio rubric (

Winners will be announced in early April 2018 and recognized at the Open Apereo Conference June 3-7, 2018, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Registration and travel expenses will be covered for award winners. 

For further inquires, please email ATLAS chair, Luisa Li ( at