DSI CLEAR Online Teacher and Course Award

Award Description

The DSI CLEAR Outstanding Online Teacher & Course Award is a University-wide program to recognize excellence in the design of online courses of and the facilitation of the instructional experience using educational technology. The Outstanding Online Teacher and Course Award recipient receives the distinction of being recognized that their online course has been deemed outstanding based on nationally recognized standards for excellence in online course design. The award also provides recipients with a trophy and monetary stipend.

Nominations

We are once again extending the opportunity to acknowledge exceptional online design and pedagogy from our UNT teaching community. This year, we intend on highlighting faculty who have participated in our ‘Course in a Box’ as well as our Coursera course development processes. If you, or a faculty member you know, designed and delivered an online course during the Spring 2021, Summer 2021, or Fall 2021 semesters and you think their efforts are worthy of consideration for one of these awards, please send an email to Benjamin.Nye@unt.edu and include the name of your nominee, the name of the course, as well as a link to their course in Canvas or Coursera by Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

To learn more about this award please visit the following link: DSI CLEAR Outstanding Online Teacher and Course Award

Award presentations will take place during the Spring 2022 Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Celebration. 

Awards will include:

  • $1,500 (taxable award) and a trophy will be awarded to each of the recipients for the Outstanding Online Teacher & Course Award in Canvas as well as Coursera.
  • The recipients will both be recognized at the Spring 2022 Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Celebration, and their names will be included on a perpetual award plaque displayed in the Center for Learning Experimentation, Application, and Research.

We want to thank all our online faculty who strive to make online learning at UNT an exceptional experience. We look forward to receiving your nominations soon!

Award Recipients

YEAR FACULTY MEMBER DEPARTMENT
2020-2021 Allyson Packer Art Foundation

2019-2020

Roxanne Long

Applied Arts & Sciences

2018-2019

Brian Lain

Communication Studies

2017-2018

Frances Perkins

Media Arts

2015-2016

Lisa Henry

Anthropology

2014-2015

Stephen Garretson

Educational Psychology

2013-2014

Nancy Boyd Lillie

Management 

2012-2013

Elizabeth Arnold

Merchandising & Digital Retailing

2011-2012

Rossana Boyd

Teacher Education and Administration

2010-2011

Smita Mehta

Educational Psychology

2009-2010

Susan Dadres

Economics

2008-2009

Smita Mehta

Educational Psychology

2006-2007

Derrick D' Souza

Management

2005-2006

Bob Insley

Management

2005-2006

Michael Sexton

Management

2004-2005

Elizabeth Figa

Library and Information Science