Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA)

Last year the Sakai Teaching and Learning Community establiblished the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA). This year the second set of winners were announced at the 10th Sakai Conference in Boston. A big thanks go to the award sponsors: IBM, rSmart and John Wiley & Sons.  The Sakai Foundation also provides financial support to bring the winners to the conference. You can read more details in the official press release.

The first and second place winners presented as keynotes on Thursday morning. We recorded their presentations and it is definitely worth watching them if you weren’t able to attend the conference. Here is the list of all four winners:

First Place

Dr. Andrea Crampton
Course: Introduction To Forensic Science
Charles Sturt University
Wagga Wagga, NSW Australia

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Second Place

Dr. Edith Sheffer
Course: Germany and the World Wars, 1870-1990
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Honorable Mentions

Cherry Stewart
Course: Design Reflective and Interactive eLearning: Online Professional Development in Sakai
University of New England
Armidale, NSW Australia

Dr. Mark Van Dyke
Course: Spring 2008 Public Relations Case Studies; Fall 2008 Communication Capstone
Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY


2 Responses

  1. Great examples of the teaching and learning innovation that Sakai makes possible. Many thanks to everyone who helped make this event a success!.

  2. Thank you for posting this. We are sharing them with our our local Sakai k-12 group. Great conference.

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