2017 Learning Impact Awards Program Finalists and Public Voting

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38 projects are competing for the 2017 Learning Impact Awards. View the finalists' videos and one-page overviews below. Winners will be announced on May 18 during the Learning Impact Leadership Institute.

Rate projects on a scale of 1=low impact potential to 5=highest potential for learning impact.


Adaptive Learning Project Category

CTU Mobile by Colorado Technical University - CTU Mobile and Colorado Technical University (VideoPaper)
Hawkes Learning Partners with the University of Louisville on an Emporium Approach to Intervention Courses in Algebra - Hawkes Learning and University of Louisville (VideoPaper)
InQuizitive use at State College of Florida - W.W. Norton & Company and State College of Florida  (VideoPaper)
Connect2 Open Learning Platform for Higher Education–International - McGraw-Hill Education (VideoPaper)

Blended Learning Optimization Project Category

MyInternshipBuddy@WORK at Republic Poly - Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, Republic Polytechnic of Singapore, Coursepad Pte Ltd (VideoPaper)
IBM's Open Badging Program - Pearson Acclaim and IBM (VideoPaper)
Development and Verification of an e-Learning System that Augments Interest and Inner Motives - Kumsung Pub. and (VideoPaper)

Digital Learning Networks Project Category

Learnosity Assessment APIs - Learnosity (VideoPaper)

Digital Resource, e-Text and Learning App Innovation Project Category–A New Learning Ecosystem and Portal for Personalized Competency-Based Education - New Learning Ecosystem and Lord Fairfax Community College (VideoPaper)
Follett Discover Suite of Products to Support Academic Success - Follett (VideoPaper)
Building an Ecosystem Using IMS Standards  - Pearson Realize and Berkeley County School District (VideoPaper)
OpenSALT - PCG Education and Houston Independent School District (VideoPaper)
The IMDA Singapore PlayMaker Programme: Unleashing Creative Confidence in Children through Play and Maker-Centred Learning - Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, Tinkertanker PTE LTD, Preschool Market (Video, Paper)
FLVS Playbook - Florida Virtual School (VideoPaper)
Robots for Early Childhood Education - Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, Robotics Research University, Nanyang Technological University, SoftBank Telecom Singapore (VideoPaper)

Educational Application Project Category

Texas Gateway CMDS - Trinity Education Group and Texas Gateway CMDS (VideoPaper)
KANTAN (Easy) cloud-based e-learning authoring and delivery service - NetLearning (VideoPaper)
M2B System for Data-Driven Education and Learning-Learning Analytics Center - Kyushu University (Video, Paper)

Educational Accessibility and Personalization Project Category

Texas OnCourse CBE Micro-credential System - Learning Objects and the University of Texas at Austin (VideoPaper)

E-Collaborative Learning Project Category

Behavioral Analytics Driving Student Outcomes - Echo360 and University of Cincinnati (VideoPaper)
Nebula: A New Design For Canvas Discussion Boards - Northwestern University (VideoPaper)

Gaming, Simulation, and Immersive Learning Project Category

Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) Lab on Wheels - Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (VideoPaper)
LIVE (Learning Immersion in a Virtual Environment) Effectively Reaches Global Audience and Measures Engagement - Ingram Micro (VideoPaper)

Integrated Digital Curriculum and Formative Assessment to Enable Student-Centered Learning Project Category

Bluepulse 2 - Integrated - eXplorance (VideoPaper)

Learning Analytics Project Category

HISD's Analytics for Education (A4E) Dashboards and PowerUser Reporting Environment (PWR) - Houston Independent School District (VideoPaper)
Pilot on IoT@Schools - Promote Inquiry-based Learning with Real-World Data - Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore and Sciencescope Limited (VideoPaper)

Learning Platform Innovations Project Category

Transforming learning at scale: How Saint Leo University unified its learning ecosystem for better results - D2L and Saint Leo University (VideoPaper)
LMS Dynamic LTI Handler - University of Phoenix (VideoPaper)
LMS LTI Integration with Adobe Connect Virtual Classroom Platform - eSyncTraining and Pasco eSchool (Video, Paper)
Scope by Purdue: A lesson in using the Caliper Specification - Purdue Teaching and Learning Technologies (VideoPaper)
Integrated Learning Analytics for Video using LTI and Caliper - Kaltura and Blackboard (VideoPaper)
Penn State Digital Badging Platform - Penn State University TLT Studio and Penn State University Libraries (VideoPaper)
Nudging Student Success with UMBC's Check My Activity (CMA) LMS Feedback Tool - University of Maryland Baltimore County and University of Maryland Baltimore County Division of Information Technology (VideoPaper)

Scaling Pedagogical Knowledge and Practice Project Category

College for America at SNHU: Degree Programs that Work for Working Adults - College for America at Southern New Hampshire University (VideoPaper)
Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) - University of Central Florida Center for Distributed Learning (VideoPaper)
Norming student essays using Turnitin Revision Assistant to inform instruction at Newport-Mesa USD - Turnitin and Newport-Mesa Unified School District (Video, Paper)

Student Success and Outcomes-Based Learning Support Services Project Category

PowerUp: Taking Technology Integration to the Next Level in K-12 - itslearning and Houston Independent School District (VideoPaper)
Access Manager - McGraw-Hill Education (VideoPaper)