Through the OLC Effective Practices program, the OLC community shares techniques, strategies and practices that have worked effectively in their institution or program. Effective practices are peer-reviewed and evaluated against OLC’s five pillars of quality in digital education: access, learning effectiveness, faculty satisfaction, student satisfaction and scalability. Two rounds of Effective Practices are awarded annually. The first round is awarded in April at the OLC Innovate conference and the second round were presented at OLC Accelerate in November.

The recipients of the first round of OLC’s 2019 Effective Practice Awards, awarded at OLC Innovate 2019, April 2-5 in Denver, CO are:

Read more about OLC Innovate 2019’s Keynote Speakers and Best-in-Track Sessions in this press release.

The winning practices were selected for recognition based on their ability to provide evidence of innovation and replicability. The OLC Effective Practice Awards selection committee members are:

  • Angela Gibson, Texas A&M University – Kingsville
  • James Brunton, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Bucky Dodd, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Renee Aitken, Colorado State University Global Campus
  • Sedef Uzuner Smith,University of Houston Downtown

See previous years’ winners. 

Check back for additional winners to be announced soon and presented at the OLC Accelerate 2019, taking place November 19-22, 2019 in Orlando.