[Portfolio] Announcement: Winners of the Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) for 2013

Josh Baron Josh.Baron at marist.edu
Tue Apr 16 10:13:34 PDT 2013

I'm forwarding along an email from Ian Dolphin that also went out on the 
Announcement list.  Congratulations to this year's winners and thanks for 
the TWSIA Committee for all of the effort in running the program!


The Apereo Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the Teaching 
With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) for 2013.

They are:

1.    Introduction to Communication Science from the University of 
Amsterdam   (Fully online course)
Arie Den Boon (Visiting Professor, Communication Science) 
Category: Higher Education: Fully Online and Hybrid Courses

2.    Advanced Research Design from the University of Cape Town 
(Hybrid course)
Cheryl Brown and Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams (Lecturers, Centre for 
Educational Technology) 
Category: Higher Education: Fully Online and Hybrid Courses

3.    Project Software Engineering, BSc Computer Science from the 
University of Amsterdam   (Other Uses of Sakai)
Alan Berg (Educational Consultant, Center of Information Technology), Tim 
Bloeme, Hans Dekkers. 
Category:  Project Sites and Other Uses of Sakai

The intent of the award is to highlight examples of educational 
applications of Sakai which fall into an innovative or transformative 

Each of the winners will be recognized for their use of Sakai for teaching 
and learning at the Apereo (formerly Sakai-Jasig) Conference in San Diego, 
CA, June 3-6, 2013.  Details of their winning projects will be shared at 
the conference. For information about attending or viewing the 
proceedings, click the Apereo conference link.

Entries were received from schools and universities in the U.S. and from 
South Africa, the Netherlands, India, and England.

The Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) is a project of the Sakai 
Teaching and Learning Community.  This is the 6th year of the competition.

We thank our sponsor Asahi Net for their support of the Teaching With 
Sakai Innovation Award.


Ian Dolphin
Executive Director, Apereo Foundation
ian.dolphin at apereo.org

Twitter: iandolphin24

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