Past CNIE Award Winners

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Past CNIE Award Winners

Last week we featured Sarah Hainsworth, who won the 2017 CNIE Leadership Award.  Today we wanted to highlight some of the previous CNIE award winners (note that we have highlighted the K-12 organizations in red and bold font).


2016 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Instructional Design/Teaching and Learning

Excellence: StrongStart BC: Exploring the Reflecting on Quality Tool, OpenSchool BC, Government of British Columbia
Merit: CINT905 Online – Conflict Resolution in Community Services, Ryerson University
Merit: English 2160 – North American Aboriginal Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program

Excellence: UBC Flexible Learning Initiative: School of Nursing Undergraduate Course Transformation, University of British Columbia

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration

Excellence: International Collaborative Online Course Development Project on Sustainable Forestry Management, University of British Columbia
Merit: Mental Health Interaction and De-escalation Training for Police and Security Officers, ProTraining.com, Yardstick & University of Alberta

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in the K-12 Classroom

Bamboo Shoots: Chinese Canadian Legacies in BC, OpenSchool BC, Government of British Columbia

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology (CJLT) / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

Learning Designs using Flipped Classroom Instruction | Conception d’apprentissage à l’aide de l’instruction en classe inversée, Vol. 41(2) Amber Danielle Mazur, Barbara Brown, Michele Jacobsen
Outils numériques nomades : les effets sur l’attention des étudiants, Vol. 41(3) Nicolas Guichon, Salifou Koné

International Journal of E-learning & Distance Education (IJEDE) / La Revue internationale de l’apprentissage en ligne et de l’enseignement à distance

Isolation and Connection: The Experience of Distance Education, Vol. (30)2 Penelope Rush

2015 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Instructional Design/Teaching and Learning

Excellence: Legal Memos made Easy Centre for e-Learning and the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Excellence: Oceans 1000: Exploration of World Ocean: Exploring the Ocean Using Virtual Expeditions: A Blended Flipped-Classroom Approach Using Prezi as an Exploratory Tool Faculty of Science and Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Merit: Cours hybride CVG2540 – Mécanique des matériaux Le Centre du cyber-@pprentissage et Le Département de génie civil, Université d’Ottawa

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program

Excellence: NatureWatch /AttentionNature Department of Geography, University of Ottawa; The Centre for e-Learning, Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS), University of Ottawa; Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University; David Suzuki Foundation; and Nature Canada

Merit: Français 2300 « Phonétique du français » / French 2300 “French Phonetics Department of French and Spanish; Department of Linguistics; and Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration

Excellence: Supporting Students with Disabilities Online Modules for PSE Faculty and Instructors Mount Allison University; New Brunswick Community College; New Brunswick College of Craft and Design; St. Thomas University; The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton; and The University of New Brunswick, St. John

Merit: FOODSAFE Level 1 Open School BC – Ministry of Education; Queen’s Printer; BC FOODSAFE Secretariat; and Food Protection Services, BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in the K-12 Classroom

Excellence: Online Mathematical Courseware – Secondary School Courseware Project Maplesoft; The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing, University of Waterloo; and The Centre for Extended Learning, University of Waterloo

Excellence: Inclusion Outreach e-Mentoring Program ; Open School BC – Ministry of Education and Inclusion Outreach

Graduate Student Award

Drinking from a fire hose: success strategies and coping mechanism for learning through synchronous microblogging on TWITTER Laurie Amiruddin, Athabasca University

AMTEC Trust Award

Corinne Breen, Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology (CJLT) / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology / Qu’est-ce que la technologie pédagogique ? Un examen de la signification, de l’utilisation et de la réciprocité de la technologie, Vol. (40)3 Arun Lakhana

International Journal of E-learning & Distance Education (IJEDE) / La Revue internationale de l’apprentissage en ligne et de l’enseignement à distance

Pre-service teachers’ technological pedagogical knowledge: A continuum of views on effective technology integration / Connaissances technologiques et pédagogiques des enseignants en formation initiale: Un continuum de points de vue sur l’intégration efficace de la technologie, Vol. 29(2) Kathryn Lee, Shaunna Smith and Beth Bos

2014 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration

English: Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Award of Merit: Introduction to Reception Centres, Justice Institute of British Columbia and Emergency Management BC
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Instructional Design/Teaching and Learning

English: Gamification of Learning in a 1st Year University Course, Mount Royal University
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program

English: SOILx – A Location-based Teaching and Learning Tool for Soil Science, University of British Columbia
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in the K-12 Classroom

English: No award given.
French: No award given.
Award of Merit: Videos of Visual Artists in Greater Sudbury, Laurentian University, Ontario Ministry of Education, KNAER, and University of Toronto

2013 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration

English: Teaching with Technology Community, College of the North Atlantic and Memorial University of Newfoundland
Award of Merit: Humber College: Live Virtual Online Proctoring, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Instructional Design/Teaching and Learning

English: CR2170 Trends in Web Development, College of the North Atlantic
French: L’apprentissage de la nomenclature en chimie facilité par un nouvel outil interactif en ligne, Université d’Ottawa
Award of Merit: FINA 210 – Introduction to Real Estate, eConcordia and Professor Jay Mannadiar
Award of Merit: Chemistry 1810: Elements of Chemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program

English: No award given.
French: Découvrez ou redécouvrez Visez juste en français, Université d’Ottawa
Award of Merit: Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator, Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters and Memorial University of Newfoundland

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in the K-12 Classroom

English: Reading Assessment, Grades Primary-3, NS Department of Education
English: Education 6107: Arts Education: Creativity in the Classroom, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

2012 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: STOPMOStudio: Stop Motion Animation Workshops, National Film Board of Canada and Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: CONNECT Program, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: Interactive Language Learning (Japanese 100 & 101), University of British Columbia
Award of Merit: Education 6705: Nature and Development of School Counselling Services, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Overall Use of Technology for Learning and Teaching

English: International Experience Module, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Video

English: From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration, Simon Fraser University, SUCCESS, Guangdong TV (China), Wuyi University (China)
Award of Merit: Futurs profs (phase 1), Université de Montréal, Centre collégial de développement de matériel didactique
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Audio

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Graphic or Web Design

English: Investigating Forensics, Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Simon Fraser University, The Critical Thinking Consortium
Award of Merit: Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources, University of British Columbia
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Animation

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

2011 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: Collaborative Role-Play, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science (SIAST), Northern Lakes College, and the Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Award of Merit: The Miawpukek First Nations Heritage Project, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi Council of Conne River Micmacs
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: Memorial@Home e-Convocation, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Award of Merit: Analyse des besoins technologiques des apprenants à distance à la Télé-université, Télé-université
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: Bridging the “Learning Gap” between High School and University Music Students’ Theory Base Knowledge Using Interactive Learning Objects and Sound, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Award of Merit: Photography (504-FPH-03-65), Cégep@distance
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Overall Use of Technology for Learning and Teaching

English: ExPod Virtual Simulation Tool, Justice Institute of British Columbia
Award of Merit: ABRACADABRA: A Balanced Reading Approach for Canadians Designed to Achieve Best Results for All, Concordia University
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Video

English: High Park Tour with Sam Benvie, Ryerson University
Award of Merit: Taking Flight: Enhancing Engineering and Science Awareness, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Award of Merit: The Paragraph: A video Tutorial, Athabasca University
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Audio

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Graphic Design

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Web Design

English: Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources, University of British Columbia
Award of Merit: Highrise – Out my window, National Film Board of Canada
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Animation

English: The Miawpukek First Nations Heritage Project, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi Council of Conne River Micmacs
Award of Merit: Cupids Project: Digital Storytelling, using animation to tell historical events in the Town of Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

2010 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: ANTH202-Introduction to Culture, eConcordia Inc.
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: Web based Job Portal for Student Internship Placements, Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Use of Technology for Learning and Teaching

English: ARTH272 ~ From Realism to Abstraction in Canadian Art, eConcordia Inc.
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: A North American First: Building a Province-wide Learning Community, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: Partenariat Français en ligne pour immigrants au Québec, Cégep @ distance

Award for Excellence and Innovation in Video

Post-Secondary K-12 Student Government/Industry
English Ryan Clark Case Study – RHAB 1001, NorQuest College (tie)
NAIT Aboriginal Awareness Course, NAIT (tie)
Assistive Technology: Supporting Student Success, NS Department of Education Reel Student Productions, Grosvenor Wentworth Tying Your Own Shoes, National Film Board
French No award given. No award given. No award given. No award given.

Award for Excellence and Innovation in Audio

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Award for Excellence and Innovation in Graphic Design

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Award for Excellence and Innovation in Web Design

Post-Secondary K-12 Student Government/Industry
English No award given. Waterlife Interactive website, National Film Board No award given. No award given.
French No award given. No award given. No award given. No award given.

Award for Excellence and Innovation in Animation

Post-Secondary K-12 Student Government/Industry
English User Experience Sketch Animation, Ryerson University No award given. No award given. No award given.
French No award given. No award given. No award given. No award given.

2009 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: Nursing 291-Health and Healing2, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology
French: Formation en ligne pour la francisation des personnes immigrantes adultes, Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles du Québec, Cégep@distance

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: The online learner’s concierge, Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Use of Technology for Learning and Teaching

English: Engineering 4061: Marine production management, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Award of Merit: NAIT virtual phoroptor, Northern Alberta Institute for Technology
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: Distance Learning Program for Nursing, Ryerson University
French: No award given.

Media Festival – Interactive – Government/Commercial

English: “Will’s World”, Open School BC
English: (Award of Merit) “Being Victorian”, Open School, BC
French: No award given.

2008 – CNIE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: PocketSnips Project, Laurentian University, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Cambrian College and Sudbury Regional Hospital
English: (Honourable Mention) Caring Together in the Last Hours of Life, University of Ottawa
French: « Programme québécois de formation à la pandémie d’influenza », TÉLUQ/UQÀM
French: (Honourable Mention) « Gestion des comportements associés à la démence », Université d’Ottawa

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: Memorial @ Home: A Student Services Mantra, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Use of Learning Technology

English: Music Theory, Memorial University of Newfoundland
English: (Honourable Mention) “Innovations in Second Language Delivery”, Athabasca University
French: « ENJEUX-S : Environnement multimédia évolué de JEUX éducatif et de simulations en ligne », SAVIE, Simon Fraser University, Télé-université

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Media Festival – Post-Secondary

English: No award given.
English: (Award of Merit) “An Introduction to Stereoscopic and Compound Microscopes”, Athabasca University
French: No award given.

Media Festival – Interactive – Government/Commercial

English: “Science 4: Sound and Light”, Open School BC
English: (Award of Merit) “BC First Nations 12: Treaty Simulation”, Open School, BC
French: No award given.

2007 – CADE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: Psychology 2150: Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
French: L’enseignement des pratiques interprofessionnelles en milieu de travail ; Atelier Niveau II – Concevoir un plan d’action, Université d’Ottawa

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: Virtual Visit: Step Inside the Alberta Legislature, LearnAlberta.ca Learning Technologies Branch, Alberta Education and the Office of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
French: Développement du Leadership des directeurs du Liban, Collège Boréal et Université de Calgary

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: University of Victoria Distance Education Online Help Desk Service Model, University of Victoria
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Use of Learning Technology

English: Integrated eBusiness Student Wiki, Red River College
French: No award given.

2006 – CADE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: NURS246 Surgical Equipment, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology
French: Théories de l’apprentissage et éducation des adultes (EDU1040), Télé-université

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: Contact North/Contact Nord, Northern Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network, Contact North and Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology
French: No award given.

Excellence in Research

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: Writing and Math Online, Campus Manitoba and Brandon University
French: No award given.

Excellence in Graduate Research

English: Learning Through Online Discussion, Liam Rourke (Nanyang Technological University)
French: No award given.

2005 – CADE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: Marketing Yourself – Online Credit Course, eConcordia.com Inc.
French: Le cours à distance : l’observation en philosophie pour les enfants (PHI-22693), Université Laval

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: Primary Education Support Program: Jamaica Diploma for Primary Principals, Mount Saint Vincent University
French: No award given.

Excellence in Research

English: Student Role Adjustment in On-line Communities of Inquiry, Athabasca University
French: No award given.

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: Building Student Relationships, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
French: Accueil et directives – Le guide de votre réussite, Cégep@distance

Excellence in Graduate Research

English: The Experiences of Instructional Designers of Web-Based Learning at the Post-Secondary Level, Tracey Powell (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
French: Les fonctions du groupe dans les cours postsecondaires à distance selon des adultes franco-ontariens, Denise Paquette-Frenette (Brock University)

2004 – CADE

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

English: NURS114 Interpersonal Relationships, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology
French: Anglais de base niveai 1, Cégep@distance

Excellence and Innovation in Partnership/Collaboration

English: OntarioLearn.com, Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technologies
French: L’Art de la supervision, Centre du cyber-@pprentissage et Consortium national de formation en santé – volet Université d’Ottawa

Excellence and Innovation in Student Services

English: Envision the Possibilities, Laurentian University
French: No award given.

Excellence in Research

English: How Does Distance Education Compare to Classroom Instruction? A Meta-Analysis of the Empirical Literature, Concordia University
French: No award given.

Excellence in Graduate Research

English: A Study in Holistic Thinking, Kirk Morrison (University of Saskatchewan)
French: No award given.

2003 – CADE

Excellence in Instructional Design

English: Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (Theory) ELT 82 Fire Detector and Alarm Systems (Lab) ELT 83, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
French: Développement de l’enfant et de l’adolescent, Cegep@distance

Excellence in Graduate Research

English: No award given.
French: Représentations de l’enseignement et de l’apprentissage par des professeurs utilisant des médias interactifs à distance, Julie Boissoneault (Université Laurentienne)

Excellence in Research

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence in International Initiatives

English: “Writing Effectively for UNHCR” Course, The Commonwealth of Learning
French: No award given.

Excellence in Partnership

English: Aboriginal Resource Technician Project, Sault College
French: L’initative CESA : Communauté électronique au service des apprentissages, Université de Moncton

2002 – CADE

Excellence in Learner-Centered IT

English: International Electrical Testing Assocation (NETA), Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
French: No award given.

Excellence in Instructional Design

English: Alive Online, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
French: No award given.

Excellence in Research

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence in International Initiatives

English: No award given.
French: Webmestre à distance (international), Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick

Excellence in Partnership

English: Alberta Online Consortium, Alberta Online Consortium
French: No award given.

2000 – CADE

Excellence in Learner-Centered IT

English: The Florida High School, The Florida High School
French: Un cours de 2e cycle universitaire sur le design pédagogique d’environnements d’apprentissage informatisés, diffusé sur Internet, Télé-université

Excellence in Instructional Design

English: MB 535 Sustainability, Royal Roads University
French: Introduction à la recherche en éducation, Université du Québec à Hull

Excellence in Research

English: Changes in the demographics and motivations of university distance education students, 1983 to 2000, University of Manitoba
French: Formation professionnelle sur l’inforoute, Télé-université

Excellence in International Initiatives

English: University of New Brunswick/Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago Teacher Education Project, University of New Brunswick and TeleEducation NB
French: No award given.

Excellence in Partnership

English: Occupational Therapists Assistants/Physiotherapists Assistants Distributed Learning Programme, IDON EAST Corpoation
French: Webmestre à distance, Collège universitaire du Nouveau-Brunswick

1998 – CADE

Excellence in Student Support Services

English: Connect, Greater Vancouver Distance Education School
French: Passe le mot…la formation à distance, c’est pratique ! Document pour faciliter l’introduction à la formation à distance, à l’intention de la clientèle du palier postsecondaire, Collège Boréal

Excellence in Instructional Design

English: STAPLE (Supplemental Training for Practitioners in Literacy Education) Vol. 1, Literacy Services of Canada Ltd.
French: Cours sur l’Internet « Introduction à la psychologie », Centre collégial de formation à distance

Excellence in Research

English: Evaluation of the University Studies Project, University of Alberta
French: No award given.

Excellence in International Iniatives

English: No award given.
French: No award given.

Excellence in Partnership

English: How a Canadian Distance Education Institution Came to the Rescue of Canada’s Oldest Public Radio Station, Athabasca University and Radio Station CKUA
French: D.E.S.S. en finance d’entreprise (HEC-Téluq), Télé-université et l’École des hautes études commerciales

1996 – CADE

Excellence in Student Support Services

English: Continuing Care Program, St. Francis Xavier University
French: No award given.

Excellence in Instructional Design

English: Certificate in Continuing Care, St. Francis Xavier University
French: Application de notions de marketing : le Marketing et la PME (410-822-91), Centre collégial de formation à distance
ET Outils informatique sur Windows (INF1806), Télé-université

Excellence in Research

English: No award given.
French: Conception de l’apprentissage chez des apprenants adultes que suivent une maîtrise à distance au Canada, Université de Montréal

Excellence in International Initiatives

English: The Pacific Islands Community Nutrition Training Project, Simon Fraser University
French: No award given.

Excellence in Partnership

English: Perinatal Education Partnership Project: A Model for Collaboration Between Academic and Practice, Dalhousie University
French: No award given.

1994 – CADE

Programs or projects which sustain students

English: Learning Circles in B.C., Open Learning Agency
French: No award given.

Course design

English: SL SC 24 – Soil conservation and Land Quality, University of Saskatchewan
French: La carte de monde, Centre collégial de formation à distance

Research, evaluation and needs assessment

English: No award given.
French: Cours circuit, Centre collégial de formation à distance

1992 – CADE

Effective Cooperative Initiatives/Ventures

Distance Education Program for Literacy Providers, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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About the Author:

Michael K. Barbour is Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Sciences at Touro University California. He has been involved with K-12 online learning in a variety of countries for well over a decade as a researcher, teacher, course designer and administrator. Michael's research focuses on the effective design, delivery and support of K-12 online learning, particularly for students located in rural jurisdictions.