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SUNY Online Awards

Open SUNY Awards 2014-2018

2018 WCET WOW Award – for OSCQR
2018 OLC Effective Practice Award – for “Open SUNY ‘Interested in Teaching Online?: A Large-Scale Online Faculty Readiness Resource”
2017 OLC Effective Practice Award – for Using Digital Badges as a Framework to Support and Scale an Online Teaching and Learning Community of Practice
2016 NUTN Distance Education Innovation Award – for OSCQR
2015 NUTN Institutional Achievement Award (press release 9/25/15)
2015 NUTN Online Student Recognition AwardAlicia Fernandez – Open SUNY Online Student
2015 NUTN Nofflet Williams Service Award. – Alexandra M. Pickett
2015 OLC (formerly Sloan-C) Effective Practice Award – for OSCQR  (announcement)
2014 OLC Effective Practice Award for use of the OLC Quality Scorecard (press release 9/26/14): Open SUNY Institutional Readiness Program – Kim Scalzo and Alexandra M. Pickett

SUNY Learning Network Awards 2001-2011

2012 Sloan-C Fellow – Alexandra M. Pickett, SUNY Learning Network: “For innovation and vision in conceptualizing and implementing high-quality online faculty development programs and course design and delivery processes.”
2011 Wave I Next Generation Learning Challenge (NGLC) grantee, funded by the Gates and Hewlett Foundations: The SUNY SLN “Catch-up and Complete” Enhanced Blended Learning Initiative. April, 2011
2010 Sloan-C  Effective Practice Award
2009 NUTN Distance Education Innovation Award
2006 USDLA 21st Century Best Practice Award – Online Technology – Higher Education
2001 EDUCAUSE Award for Systemic Progress in Teaching and Learning

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The Sloan-C 2002 Award for Excellence in institution-Wide Asynchronous Learning Network Programming acknowledges SLN for advancing learning, access, scale, and student and faculty satisfaction.  – 2002 (press release).In 2001, SLN received the Sloan-C Award for Excellence in ALN Faculty Development  which recognized SLN as an institution that has “developed and delivered an outstanding program for faculty professional development” in online teaching and learning.



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