Save the Date: Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS) 2017

The Apereo Teaching and Learning community is seeking submissions for the annual Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (formerly TWSIA) 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 15, 2017 and closes on March 20, 2017. During this time period, applications will be accepted at the ATLAS page.

Additional information on the award (mission statement, a definition of innovation, criteria, rubrics, and previous winners) will be also available on the site.

The Awards Committee welcomes a broader audience in the Apereo open source education community. We invite submissions that demonstrate innovative teaching and learning using not only Sakai, OAE and Karuta, but also Xerte and 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 application & rubrics forms:

Winners will be announced in early April 2017 and recognized at the Open Apereo Conference on June 4-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA, US.  

For further inquires, please email Luisa Li (luisa.li[at]apereo[dot]org) or Cheryl Brown ( cheryl.brown[at]uct.ac[dot]za).