Save the Date – ATLAS 2019 Awards Competition

Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS) 

Are you using Sakai in innovative ways to advance teaching excellence? The Apereo Foundation is seeking submissions for the annual Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS) competition. The international award recognizes innovation and excellence in the use of digital technologies and Apereo tools, such as Sakai, to enhance teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement and learning.

The award selection process opens January 15, 2019 and closes February 26, 2019.  Reach out to Learning Innovation if you have questions about the application process or would like to brainstorm ideas.

Learn more about the ATLAS competition

Please see the ATLAS FAQs to learn more about the award. 

Previous ATLAS applications and sample rubrics are available:

Winners will be announced in early April 2019 and recognized at the Open Apereo Conference June 2 – 6, 2019 in Los Angeles California.

Previous Duke Faculty Winners

Did you know Duke faculty have been recognized for their innovative teaching practices for the past two years?

Denise Comer, Associate Professor of the Practice of Writing Studies and Director of First-Year Writing in the Thompson Writing Program won the 2017 ATLAS Award for the design of her online course Writing 270: Composing the Internship Experience: Digital Rhetoric and Social Media Discourse). See: Denise Comer Wins Innovative Teaching Award.

Associate Professor Jennie De Gagne from the Duke School of Nursing was recognized in 2016 for her innovative course Nursing 582: Population Health in a Global Society.

Sophia Stone, Ed.D.

Author: Sophia Stone, Ed.D.

Sophia collaborates with faculty to provide pedagogical and academic technology consulting, training, and project management, for campus-based and online initiatives. She consults on innovative teaching practices across academic disciplines, and works with faculty on course planning, course design and development, and assessment strategies. Her research interests include global online education, instructional design, faculty development, distance education, and international learners.