DIVISION OF DISTANCE LEARNING AWARDS
PAST RECIPIENTS
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2019
DIVISION OF DISTANCE LEARNING AWARDS 
Best Practice, 1st Place:  Jennifer Richardson, Daniela Castellanos Reyes, Shamila Janakiraman, Mohammad Shams Duha, Secil Caskurlu, Iryna Ashby, Dan Guberman, Wanju Huang, Chris Martin, and Jim Pukrop, Purdue University
PoRTAL: Purdue Repository for Online Teaching and Learning
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  Sanghoon Park, Howard Kaplan, and Rudy Schlaf, University of South Florida
Online Makecourse-Art: Learning Through Explicit Instructional Videos in Undergraduate Engineering Classrooms
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Best Practice, 2nd Place:  Zahira Merchant, San Francisco State University
Do More with Less - Gamification Techniques Using Simple LMS Features
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Best Practice, 3rd Place:  Kyung Kim, Northern Illinois University and Roy Clariana, Pennsylvania State University
The Influence of Resource Interdependence During Online Collaborative Problem Solving
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Best Proposal: Concurrent Session, 1st Place:  Rob Moore, Old Dominion University; Chuang Wang, University of North Carolina Charlotte
Getting Over the Hump: Identifying Motivational Factors that Influence MOOC Completion
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Best Proposal: Concurrent Session, 2nd Place:  Thomas Wilson, Azusa Pacific University
Punchline Pedagogy: Using Cognitive Cartoons to Enhance Online Faculty Training and IDT Courses
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Best Proposal: Inspire! Session, 1st Place:  Cat Jackson, Kelly Ross, and Cassandra Fluitt, University of Oklahoma
Inspiring Online Course Design through a Visual Modeling System
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Best Proposal: Inspire! Session, 2nd Place:  Art Brownlow, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
ITV + Apple TV: Engaging Students in a Synchronous Distance Learning Environment
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Best Proposal: Poster Session, 1st Place:  Jenelle Hodges, Jenna LaChenaye, and Josephine Prado, University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Gamification Gamut in Higher Education
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Best Proposal: Poster Session, 2nd Place:  Hungwei Tseng and Xiang Yi, Jacksonville State University; Hsin-Te Yeh, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Impact of business students’ knowledge sharing on cognitive engagement in online learning environment
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Book Award, 1st Place:  Charlotte "Lani" Gunawardena, Casey Frechette, and Ludmila Layne,
Gunawardena, C.N., Frechette, C., & Layne, L. (2019). Culturally Inclusive Instructional Design: A Framework and Guide to Building Online Wisdom Communities. New York, NY: Routledge nominated by Florence Martin, University of North Carolina Charlotte
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Crystal Award, 1st Place:  Jodye Selco, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Pauline Salim Muljana, Old Dominion University; Richard Feldman, Thomas Gaston, and Bo Choi, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Making Molecules: Dot Structures & Ionic Compounds
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Crystal Award, 2nd Place:  Matthew Schmidt, University of Florida; Avani Modi, Ana Gutierrez-Colina, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Noah Glaser, Carmen Rietta, Tina Neely, University of Cincinnati
eACT: Epilepsy Adherence in Children and Technology
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Crystal Award, 3rd Place:  Beth Oyarzun, University of North Carolina Charlotte
EIST 6140: Instructional Video Development
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Journal Article: Application-Based, 1st Place:  Anthony Pina, Sullivan University
Piña, A. (2017). An organizational development framework for assessing readiness and capacity for expanding online education. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 20(3). Retrieved from https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall203/pina203.html
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Journal Article: Mixed Methods, 1st Place:  Eunjung Oh, Wen-Hao David Huang, and Boreum Ju,, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Amir Hedayati Mehdiabadi, University of New Mexico
Oh, E.G., Huang, WH.D., Hedayati Mehdiabadi, A., & Ju, B. (2018). Facilitating critical thinking in asynchronous online discussion: Comparison between peer- and instructor- redirection. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 30(3), 489-509.
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Journal Article: Mixed Methods, 2nd Place:  Susie Gronseth and Waneta Hebert, University of Houston
Gronseth, S., & Hebert, W. (2019). GroupMe: Investigating use of mobile instant messaging in higher education courses. TechTrends, 63(1), 15-22.
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Journal Article: Qualitative, 1st Place:  Florence Martin, Kiran Budhrani, University of North Carolina Charlotte; Swapna Kumar, Albert Ritzhaupt, University of Florida
Martin, F., Budhrani, K., Kumar, S., & Ritzhaupt, A. (2019). Award-winning faculty online teaching practices: Roles and competencies. Online Learning, 23(1), 184-205.
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Journal Article: Qualitative, 2nd Place:  Tugce Aldemir, Pennsylvania State University; Berkan Celik, Goknur Kaplan, Middle East Technical University
Aldemir, T., Celik, B., & Kaplan, G. (2018). A qualitative investigation of student perceptions of game elements in a gamified course. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 235-254.
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Journal Article: Quantitative, 1st Place:  Emtinan Alqurashi, Temple University
Alqurashi, E. (2019). Predicting student satisfaction and perceived learning within online learning environments. Distance Education, 40(1), 133-148
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Journal Article: Quantitative, 2nd Place:  Ayesha Sadaf, University of North Carolina Charlotte; Larisa Olesova, George Mason University
Sadaf, A., & Olesova, L. (2017). Enhancing cognitive presence in online case discussions with questions based on the Practical Inquiry Model. American Journal of Distance Education, 37(1), 56-69.
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