Bright space Innovation Award: Deadline March 2, 2016

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Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning 2016

About the Award

Established in 2012, the Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning, sponsored by D2L (Desire2Learn), celebrates and recognizes up to five post-secondary educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning.

Award recipients receive the following:

1) $1,200 for registration and travel to attend the Brightspace FUSION annual conference held in Washington, DC.

2) $1,000 for registration and travel to attend STLHE’s Annual Conference

3) Two year membership in STLHE

Eligibility and Criteria

The Brightspace Innovation Award is open to all instructors currently teaching at a post-secondary institution, regardless of discipline, level, or term of appointment. Unique among the STLHE awards is that the Brightspace award is international and open to applicants from all countries; however, applications will only be accepted in French or English. Candidates do not need to be members of STLHE to apply.

Please note that the Brightspace Innovation Award is for individual achievement. Teams of instructors will not be considered. STLHE encourages team-based teaching and learning approaches and initiatives through the Alan Blizzard Award.

Applications are invited from individuals with a demonstrable record of innovation(s) in areas including pedagogical approaches, teaching methods, course design, curriculum development, assessment methods, and various tools or technologies that enhance learning and have had a significant impact on post-secondary education.

Call for Applications/Deadline

STLHE and Brightspace  invite submissions for the 2016 Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning.

The deadline to submit an application package is Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 11:59 pm EST to the URL:

2016 Brightspace Innovation Award – Call For Nominations Poster

2016 Brightspace Innovation Award – Application Form

More about Brightspace by D2L

A global leader in EdTech, D2L is the creator of Brightspace, the world’s first integrated learning platform. The company partners with thought-leading organizations to improve learning through data-driven technology that helps deliver a personalized experience to every learner, regardless of geography or ability. D2L’s open and extensible platform is used by more than 1,100 clients and almost 15 million individual learners in higher education, K–12, healthcare, government, and the enterprise sector—including Fortune 1000 companies. The company has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore.  | 


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