Applications Due June 30 for 2016 Digital Learning Innovation Award

Education Dive | May 10, 2016 - NEWBURYPORT, Mass. - The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is accepting submissions for the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award (#DLIAward). This is the first edition of these awards, which recognize exemplary higher education faculty-led teams and institutions for advancing undergraduate student success through the adoption of digital courseware.

The DLIAwards are open to accredited U.S.-based applicants in two categories:

Institution Award, $100,000 to be awarded to up to three institutions that have showcased sustained innovation in the adoption and application of digital courseware that has resulted in improved undergraduate student success in gateway courses; and

Faculty-Led Team Award, $10,000 to be awarded to up to 10 faculty teams that have excelled in advancing and adopting digital courseware with a strong pedagogical focus and a sustained impact on undergraduate student success in gateway courses.

The DLIAward program is funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success Program, which aims to help U.S. higher education become more personalized, flexible, clear, and affordable.

The deadline to submit is June 30, 2016. Visit http://bit.ly/OLC-DLIAward for criteria, guidelines and online submission.

SOURCE: Education Dive