Annual Awards

Each year at its annual conference, eLCC recognizes exceptional effort by faculty and staff in the field of eLearning. Please take a look at the the types of awards and nominate the exceptional people you know.

The 2018 award nominations are now open!

Here all the 2017 winners and nominees! All nominees were recognized during the afternoon luncheon on Thursday, April 12, 2017.

The eLCC Educator of the Year award recognizes exceptional efforts by faculty and instructors in the field of learning with technology and eLearning. It honors individuals who have provided outstanding teaching to include online, hybrid, blended learning, web supplement, mobile and ubiquitous learning with technology. The winner of this award has demonstrated innovation and leadership at their institution and beyond in using technology to teach and in eLearning.

The nominations for 2017 eLCC Educator of the Year were

Melissa Brydon, Regis University
Anjali Vaidya, CCCOnline and Front Range Community College
Marge Vorndam, Colorado Mountain College

Anjali Vaidya was the winner of the 2017 eLCC Educator of the Year.

The eLCC eLearning Advocate of the Year  award recognizes exceptional efforts by technologists, trainers, instructional designers, instructional coaches, online student services, administrators and academic technology staff in the field of eLearning and learning with technology. The recipient of this award have demonstrated leadership and innovation in online, hybrid, blended learning, web supplement, mobile and ubiquitous learning with technology at their institution and beyond.

The nominations for  2017 eLCC eLearning Advocate of the Year in alphabetical order are:

Amy Arnold, University of Colorado – Denver
Farah Bennani, CCCOnline
Jon Johnson, Red Rocks Community College
Kae Novak, Front Range Community College
Eric Salahub, Front Range Community College
Ling Thompson, Regis University
Daryl Yarrow, Colorado Mountain College

Kae Novak was the winner of the 2017 eLCC eLearning Advocate of the Year.

We are proud to also recognize all of our eLearning Technologies Team Nominees

First Place
Mursion
University of Northern Colorado

Second Place
Embedded Office Hours
Regis University ID & T

Third Place
Cleaning Up the Front Door for FRCC Online Students
Front Range Community College Online Student Success Team

Honorable Mention (in alphabetical order)
Blockchain and the Future of Higher Education
Members from CCD, CCCOnline and Front Range Community College collaborating
with educators from Minnesota, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and Oregon.

Project Outbreak
CCCOnline and Front Range Community College

Solve the Puzzle of Open Assessment: Escape (the Room) with Information and Technology Literacy (ITL) and Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
Front Range Community College SLO Outcome Mentors

2016’s winners and nominees are below:

2016 eLCC Educator Award Winners

David Kendrick, University of Northern Colorado

2016 eLCC Conference Technologist Award

Alex Benedict, Regis University

2015 Award winners

2014 Award winners