Effective Practices Sorted by Pillar

Learning Effectiveness

Effective Practice Institution Award Winner
Community of Teaching and Learning Athens State University 2014 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Enhancing Learning Effectiveness and Student Satisfaction Through A Student Connectivity Framework for Online Instruction Kennesaw State University 2014 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Virtual Field Trips: An Online Learning Experience University at Buffalo: SUNY 2014 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
The Intersection of Technology & Institutional Effectiveness: Leveraging MERLOT Content Builder with Emerging Technology to Assess Programmatic Student Learning Outcomes Texas A&M University-Commerce 2014 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
International Collaboration with Virtual Internships Kaplan University 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
APUS Online Learning Contact Hour Calculator: An Adaptive Model for Calculating Contact Hours American Public University System 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Using an Multiuser Virtual Environment to Enhance the Student Experience and Support Skill Development University of Michigan School of Nursing
Effective Online Teaching with Course Design Working Groups and Peer Mentoring Elon University
Enhancing Faculty Development Through Integrating the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository University of Central Florida 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Promoting Student Success and Engagement and Informal Learning through an Online Learning Community University of Central Oklahoma
Blended Education: A Case Study at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) University of Central Oklahoma 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Postsecondary Success: Adult Retention through Swaddled Support Services Grantham University
Redesign of Educational Technology Course for Undergraduates University of Alberta, Faculty of Education
Creating a Repository of Tools to Promote Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning The Pennsylvania State University
Supporting Quality Online Teaching with Strategic Evaluation Resources and Assessment Practices University of Central Oklahoma
Blended Delivery of Apprenticeship Training: Bringing Learners Together Through Technology College of the North Atlantic 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
The Relationship Between Best Online Instructional Practices and Undergraduate Student Perceptions of Instructor Credibility at a Large, Four-Year, Public, Open University Large, Four-Year, Public Institution on the East Coast 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
FLO: Facilitating Learning Online Brown University
Role and Constructivist Competencies for Online Instructors Wayne State University
A snapshot of building a successful online human services program: virtual anonymity, leveling the playing field, and promoting learner and faculty networking Post University
Implementing an Effective Online Orientation in Online Spanish Courses University of Central Oklahoma
Highlighting essential concepts within an online community of learners University of Florida
Improving Learning Through Online Data Mining Contests Indian School of Business
Conditional Release Technologies for Management Education Pepperdine University - Graziadio School of Business and Management 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Personalizing Knowledge is the Key to Successful Students and Online Classes Florida Atlantic University
Assessing the Effectiveness of Online Educator Preparation Boise State University (Independently conducted construct validity study) 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Assessing the Effectiveness of Online Educator Preparation Online Teaching Associates, Ltd. (Secondary Educational Research and Development) 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Assessing the Effectiveness of Online Educator Preparation North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory (2001-2005, Primary R&D) 2013 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
East Carolina University's Teaching Treasure Map: A Guide for Planning and Organizing Courses and Instruction in Traditional, Blended and Distance Settings East Carolina University
Accessibility, Absorption, and Application: Online Course Delivery to Rural Workers Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Integration of Technology Into Undergraduate Education via Cross-Disciplinary Pollination University of Michigan 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Integrating Biology and Computer Science Through Educational and Entertaining Videos University of Central Oklahoma
Cyber Peer-Led Team Learning: Taking the Classroom Experience Online Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Cyber Peer-Led Team Learning: Taking the Classroom Experience Online Florida International University 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Cyber Peer-Led Team Learning: Taking the Classroom Experience Online Purdue University 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Personal Collection in MERLOT Repository MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
Technology That Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses Purdue University
Technology That Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses Benedictine University
Technology That Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses Sacred Heart University
Technology That Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses St. Peter's College
Technology That Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses Anna Maria College
Technology That Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses University of St. Mary's
Asynchronous Discussion Choices: Text-based or Audio Interactions Black Hills State University
Adhering to FERPA While Computing in the Cloud and Proctoring Exams Online ProctorU, Inc.
Adhering to FERPA While Computing in the Cloud and Proctoring Exams Online Andrew Jackson University
MERLOT 101 and Beyond: A Tool for Classroom Effectiveness MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)
Building a Student-Centered Online Learning Community both Inside and Outside the STEM Classroom Seneca College
Deconstructing a Puzzle Using Writing and Technology University of Michigan
Collaborative Conferencing in the Cloud SUNY Empire State College
The Continuing Odyssey of Mobile Learning Apps: From A to B, and Now Beyond Post University
Effectively E-training Behavioral Health Professionals to Meet the Needs of Veterans and their Families University of Southern California, Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR)
Effectively E-training Behavioral Health Professionals to Meet the Needs of Veterans and their Families USC Department of Continuing Education
Designing an outcomes-based, career-oriented program UMUC, The Undergraduate School
Digital Badges for Microcredentials, Student Engagement & Persistence BadgeStack Learning & Community System
A Delphi Method Study on Triggering Transactional Distance to Improve Students’ Learning: The Instructor’s Rubric 1.0 Fielding Graduate University
A Delphi Method Study on Triggering Transactional Distance to Improve Students’ Learning: The Instructor’s Rubric 1.0 Unnamed insitutes of Higher Education (Delphi Method is a blind study)
The Human Touch and Your Digital Personality Yavapai College
The Human Touch and Your Digital Personality Arizona State University
The Human Touch and Your Digital Personality South Mountain Community College
The Human Touch and Your Digital Personality Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Using Social Technologies to Improve Faculty Communications and Collaboration National University
Leveraging Student Know-How and Web 2.0 for Affordable, Effective Instructional Technology Training San Jose State University
The Use of LitAssist to Assist Users in the Review of Literature Grand Canyon University
The Use of LitAssist to Assist Users in the Review of Literature Millennium III Educational Solutions, LLC
Challenges and Best Practices for Teaching Human Services Online State University of New York, Empire State College, Center for Distance Learning
Using Data Analytics to Analyze Student Progression & Increased Retention & Graduation Rates Macon State College, Macon, GA
Student Identity Proofing with Biometrics to Meet Regulations, Lower Operational Costs, Reduce Physical Proctoring While Maintaining Academic Integrity eduKan online course management for a consortium of 6 Colleges in Kansas - Pratt Community College, Barton Community College, Garden City Community College, Seward County Community College, Dodge City Community College and Colby Community College
The Online Learning Summit: A Day's Conversation with Our Faculty about Teaching Online Center for Teaching Excellence, Virginia Commonwealth University
Design and Implementation of Universal Course Shell Templates to Enhance Student Outcomes in Online Degree Programs Texas A&M University Commerce
PDF Syllabus Builder: Open-Source Tool for Online Instructors, Course Developers and Instructional Designers Utah State University
Cell Phones in the Classroom: Collaborative or Calamitous? Valencia College 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Improving the Quality of Preservice Teachers’ Evidence-Based Writing Entries in Electronic Portfolios Seattle Pacific University
Faculty Collaboration Networks in Graduate Management Education Pepperdine University
Faculty Collaboration Networks in Graduate Management Education Graziadio School of Business and Management
'A.R.G. - Creating Alternative Reality Games for the Classroom' Chaminade University 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
'A.R.G. - Creating Alternative Reality Games for the Classroom' Metropolitan State College of Denver 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
'A.R.G. - Creating Alternative Reality Games for the Classroom' University of Northern Colorado 2012 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Using Knowles to Support ALL Online Learners Northcentral University
Modeling an Online Learning Community Through Immersion San José State University
Doculectures: Surmounting the Live Class to Online 2-D Challenge with New Media and the Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning and Memory University of Idaho
Doculectures: Surmounting the Live Class to Online 2-D Challenge with New Media and the Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning and Memory Washington State University
CLIC: Cinematic Lectures and Inverted Classes Transform an Undergraduate Biology Lecture Course California Lutheran University
Technology to Deliver Service Learning in Introductory Engineering Courses Gannon University, Erie, PA
Using 2D Barcoded Student-Created Videos and Photo Blogs to Teach Chemistry University of Southern Maine
Using Text Analytics to Enhance Data-Driven Decision Making American Public University System
Increasing Online Faculty Virtual Presence in the E-Classroom by Exemplifying the Desired Behavior Florida State College at Jacksonville
E-Portfolios as a Capstone Project Mercy College
Backwards Design: Applying an innovative approach to developing online resources Capella Univeristy
Faculty Assessment and Feedback Plan - Faculty and Student Accountability in the Learning Process New York University
Keys to Connection, the Library and Learning Center Webinar Series: a Blended Initiative Rasmussen College
Real-World Problems for Real-World Leaders: Developing Assignments that Optimize Authentic Assessment & Student Generated Content Drexel University
Faculty Instructional Design Toolkit Cuyahoga Community College
bPortfolios: Blogging for Reflective Practice Seattle Pacific University 2011 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Teaching negotiation online through a blend of synchronous and asynchronous online tools Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Teaching negotiation online through a blend of synchronous and asynchronous online tools Capella Education Company
Using a Social Bookmarking Tool to Teach Information Literacy in a Nursing Research Course SUNY Empire State College
Scalable Solutions in Providing Information Literacy Instruction in an Online Asynchronous Environment University of Maryland University College
Leveraging Collaborative Workspaces to Improve the Online Dissertation Process Liberty University
Oregon State University Extended Campus (Ecampus) -- Intake Team Oregon State University Extended Campus (Ecampus)
Engaging Faculty in Teaching and Learning: Pedagogy Flyer Series Cuyahoga Community College
Learning Circles - Making good use of the social capital of the students Pepperdine University
Fostering an Engaged Community of Online Faculty: The Online Teaching Showcase Grand Canyon University
Podcast Design Strategies: Student Use of Audio in Online Classes School of Journalism and Mass Communication - Texas State University
A World’s Health Perspective through the Eyes of Online Nursing Students SUNY Empire State College
Moderation sessions: Establishing shared performance expectations among faculty at a distance Capella University
Reverse-Engineered Video Aids for Recorded Lectures Air Force Institute of Technology
Requiring Onsite, as Well as Online Audience in a Totally Online Speech Course Berkeley College
Google Wave Increases Robust Participation Among Online Students University of Illinois Springfield
How Continuous Adaptive Learning Can Solve College Readiness Knewton 2011 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Study strategies & student engagement using wikis: collaborative note taking with the Cornell method St. Louis Community College-Meramec 2011 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Content-led online courses to teach the basic knowledge and skills required for face-to-face classes: Blended Learning at the Imperial College Business School Imperial College London 2011 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Continual Reinforcement and Practice Enhance Learner Success Cuyahoga Community College 2011 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Integrating the Social Presence Model to Maximize Blended and Online Learning Experiences University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Integrating the Social Presence Model to Maximize Blended and Online Learning Experiences University of Wisconsin-Stout
Ten Practices for Developing Accessibility Material University of Pittsburgh
Ten Practices for Developing Accessibility Material Carlow University
LATIST: Learning Asset Technology Integration Support Tool George Mason University 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
A Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Education Programs A research study that involved multiple institutions. 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Using online multimedia resources to support students working in teams University of Leeds (UK) 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Using online multimedia resources to support students working in teams Multiple institutions 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
"Automatic" gradesheets: A Holy Grail for simultaneously improving faculty and student satisfaction Metropolitan State University (Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN) 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
GradeGuru: Bringing peer-support and collaboration to online learning with web 2.0 hundreds of universities across the US and UK 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Semantic Mapping of Learning Assets American Public University System 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Resources to assist educators with the delivery of student workshops University of Leeds, UK 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Resources to assist educators with the delivery of student workshops LearnHigher CETL 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Facilitating Student Achievement in Online Courses with Self-Regulated Learning Segments Quinnipiac University 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
VoiceThread: Enhanced Community, Increased Social Presence and Improved Visual Learning Multiple insitutions 2010 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Screencasts Demonstrating Learning Effectiveness Elmhurst College
Virtual Assessment of and Reflection on Student Teaching University of Cincinnati
Using Cohorts to Build an Online Learning Community Mercy College 2005 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Using the Community of Inquiry Framework Survey for Multi-Level Institutional Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement American Public University System 2009 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Collaborative Skills Training National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center
Online Peer Evaluation of Writing Assignments University of Florida
Applying Research on Presence to Guide Online Discussions Herkimer County Community College
Providing Faculty with a Consistent Foundation, based on the Quality Matters™ Rubric, to develop Online Courses. Seton Hall University
Evaluation of Home Delivery of Lectures Utilizing 3D Virtual Space Infrastructure Kansai University
Tutoring Bilingual Students with an Automated Reading Tutor That Listens Eugene Field Elementary School, Wheeling, IL
Content "Loading" in Hybrid/Blended Learning Clark College, Washington
Virtual Teams for Teaching Marketing in an Online Course Stevens Institute of Technology
Tutoring Bilingual Students with an Automated Reading Tutor That Listens Carnegie Mellon University
Using Quality Matters to Guide Online Course Development Miami University 2007 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Engaging Students Through Electronic Peer Review North Carolina State University 2008 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Second Life Practice: Identifying your students Babson College
Giving out notecards Sloan Consortium
Podcasting Student Performances to Develop EFL Skills Osaka Jogakuin College, Japan
cjencyclopedia.com: Online Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Improving Course Navigation Prince George's Community College
Quality in Course Design & Impact on Student Achievement College of Southern Maryland
Student Production of Assessment Learning Objects School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading, UK
Online Gallery of Student and Alumni Work Minneapolis College of Art
Student-Generated Math "Practical Applications" Northern Virginia Community College
Computer-Assisted Personalized Assignments, Quizzes, and Examinations Michigan State University
Courselets: Improving Learning Resource Access Stanford University
Virtual Academic Integrity Laboratory University of Maryland University College
Applying the Same Honor Code Online and Face to Face Florida State University
The Electronic Portfolio - Organizing and Assessing Online Learning University of Massachusetts Lowell
Orchestrating Online Education: The Creation of an Enriching and Effective Learning Experience University of Massachusetts Lowell
Integrated Assessment System for Courses, Overall Program and Post-Program Career Impacts University of Wisconsin - Madison
Blended Learning Chemistry Course William Rainey Harper College
A New Methodology for Evaluation: The Pedagogical Rating of Online Courses Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Learning and Cost Effectiveness in an Elementary Algebra Redesign Riverside Community College
Actively Learning Online Human Anatomy Rio Salado College
Student-Led Discussion Build Complex Understandings of Psychology Concepts Herkimer County Community College
The Mock Trial Project University of Massachusetts Lowell
PBS/WGBH/Nova models The Elegant Universe with multimedia online Nova Science Programming
Social Presence Begins with Introductions Florida State University
Accounting Online: Practical application of concepts using online resources (EDGAR) University of Massachusetts Lowell
Transforming Traditional Education University of Vermont College of Medicine
Online Mentor Performance Reporting Florida State University
Defining Effective Participation Mercy College
Combining Effective Individualized and Group Instruction Kent State University, Educational Psychology/Instructional Technology Program 2006 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Rotating Student Photos to Sustain Community Arizona Regents University
Effective Feedback to the Instructor from Online Homework Michigan State University 2004 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award
Repurposeable Learning Objects: the TALON Learning Object System Indiana University-Bloomington 2003 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award