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2010 Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award

Call for Entries

Have you used Sakai to create a dynamic learning environment that has enriched your students' experience? If so, consider applying for the 2010 Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award. This award publicly honors successful pedagogical innovation and best practices in teaching and learning in a Sakai environment. Winners will receive a trip to the 11th Sakai Conference, June 14-17, 2010, Denver, Colorado, USA to give a featured presentation about their teaching with Sakai. All entries will become part of the OpenEdPractices.orgrepository of best teaching practices. The award is sponsored by IBM, with additional support from rSmart and John Wiley & Sons.

Applications for the 2010 TWSIA are now being accepted. If you are interested in applying you may wish to review the online entry form and self-evaluation rubric (see How to Apply).The deadline for applying for the award is Monday, March 15th, midnight, your local time.

If you have additional questions please contact Susan Roig at Susan.Roig@cgu.edu or Kate Ellis at kdellis@indiana.edu.

finalized announcement - short version

*Call for Entries: 2010 Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2010)*

The Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award publicly honors successful pedagogical innovation and best practices in teaching and learning in a Sakai environment. Winners will receive a trip to the 2010 Sakai Conference, June 14-17, 2010, in Denver, Colorado, USA to give a featured presentation about their teaching with Sakai. All entries will become part of the OpenEdPractices.orgrepository of best teaching practices. The award is sponsored by IBM, with additional support from rSmart and John Wiley & Sons.

For more information about the award and the submission deadline, go to the Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award web site (http://openedpractices.org/twsia).

Finalized announcement - version to send to faculty

*Call for Entries: Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award 2010*

Have you used Sakai to create a dynamic learning environment that has enriched your students' experience? If so, consider applying for the 2010 Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award. This award publicly honors successful pedagogical innovation and best practices in teaching and learning in a Sakai environment. Winners will receive a trip to the 11th Sakai Conference, June 14-17, 2010, Denver, Colorado, USA to give a featured presentation about their teaching with Sakai. All entries will become part of the OpenEdPractices.org repository of best teaching practices. The award is sponsored by IBM, with additional support from rSmart and John Wiley & Sons.

For more information about the award and the submission deadline, go to the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award web site: http://openedpractices.org/twsia

Version sent by rSmart

Dear << Test First Name >>:

Have you used Sakai to create a dynamic learning environment that has enriched your students' experience? If so, consider applying for the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award. This award is intended to highlight good pedagogy and innovation in teaching and learning with technology and to share best practices. The winners are awarded with a trip to the 2010 Sakai Conference, June 15-17, Denver, Colorado, USA (http://sakaiproject.org/static/conference-2010.htm) to give a presentation about their teaching. All entries become part of the openedpractices.org repository of teaching practices. This award is sponsored by IBM, with additional support from rSmart and John Wiley & Sons.

Deadline for entries is March 15th. For more information and to apply for the award, go to the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award web site: http://openedpractices.org/twsia.

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Version Two December 2009

The Sakai Foundation is seeking nominees for its third annual international Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award.  The intent of the award is to highlight examples of innovative and transformative educational applications of Sakai. Although there are many ways in which technology, and in particular Sakai,
can make the teaching process more efficient or productive, innovative technology applications truly transform the educational experience.

Information about the award, application process, sponsors and judges can be found at openedpractices.org. Entries also seed a collection of innovative practices in the OpenEdPractices.org repository, a community of practice for teaching and learning with open/community-source tools supported in part by rSmart and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Winners will be awarded a trip to Denver, CO, to present at the 11th International Sakai Conference (the week of June 14th, 2010) and receive their award.

Sponsors for this year's award are: ..........

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Version One 11-05-2009

3rd Annual Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award Contest Announced

The Sakai Foundation is seeking nominees for its third annual international Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award. See the TWSIA page for details.

The Sakai Foundation is seeking nominees for its third annual international Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award.  Representatives from the Foundation announced next year's competition at the EDUCAUSE Conference in Denver, CO, today. The intent of the award is to highlight examples of innovative and transformative educational applications of Sakai.

Applications for the 2010 TWSIA will be accepted starting in February 2010. Instructors or other interested parties can visit www.OpenEdPractices.orgto learn more about the award and access an online application form and evaluation rubric. Additional information will be posted on the website next month. Winners will be awarded a trip to Denver, CO, to present at the 11th International Sakai Conference and receive their award.

Entries also seed a collection of innovative practices in the OpenEdPractices.org repository, a community of practice for teaching and learning with open/community-source tools supported in part by rSmart and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.


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Announcement

Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award, sponsored by IBM

Attention faculty: Are you excited about new ways in which you have been able to engage your students using Sakai? If you believe that your course transforms the learning experience, we want to hear from you. We are looking for teachers whose courses best exemplify excellent teaching practices combined with innovative solutions. Please share your story with us and with other faculty around the world by applying for the Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award.

If you are the winner, you will be awarded a trip to Paris to participate in the 9th Sakai Conference, July 1 - 3. (https://sakai.educonference.com/paris/index.php). There you will be recognized at an award ceremony and invited to showcase your course. If you are the winner and unable to travel to Paris, a modest honorarium will be awarded and we will work with you to provide an electronic presence at the conference. Check out our self-scoring rubric today to see how your course stacks up.

For more information and application go to: http://openedpractices.org/twsia
The application process opens March 19th and the deadline is April 14, midnight GMT. The winner will be announced in mid May.

A panel of judges who are well known for their work on enhancing learning through the appropriate use of technology will evaluate the courses and participate in web conferences with the finalists to select the winner. The judges are Karen Swan, Professor at the Research Center for Educational Technology at Kent State University, Ohio; Paul Elsner, director of the National Center for the Future of the Community College and former Chancellor of the Maricopa Community College District; and Ken Bain, Professor at Montclair State University, and author of "What the Best College Teachers Do."

The Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award is sponsored by the IBM Corporation.

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