MSU Faculty-Staff Instructional Tech Award entries due February 10

To enhance teaching and learning at Michigan State University, IT Services holds an annual awards program funded by AT&T to both recognize and encourage best practices in the use of instructional technology.

The AT&T Faculty-Staff Instructional Technology Awards program recognizes outstanding contributions to the use and development of information technology for teaching and learning in credit-bearing courses at MSU.

The 2014 entry deadline is Monday, February 10, by 5 p.m.

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Individual MSU faculty and staff, or teams of faculty and staff, are eligible to submit innovations in credit-bearing MSU courses they have developed and offered at least once between summer 2013 and spring 2014 to this competition.

Three first place awards will be given.

  • Best fully online course
  • Best blended course
  • Best technology-enabled innovation in a face-to-face, flipped, blended, or online course

Up to four honorable mentions may also be awarded from any combination of the three categories.

How to enter

Applicants should submit an electronic entry form for their course or innovation by Monday, February 10 at 5 p.m. Entries may not exceed 12 pages. (Read more entry details.)

Electronic entry materials should be submitted via email to Pam Sloan.

Immediately after the deadline, those who submitted entries will be contacted and invited to work with IT Services – Learning Design and Technology to produce a five-minute digital video highlighting and narrating key aspects of the course or innovation in action.

Potential applicants who have questions about the competition can email Ryan Yang.