2017 Learning Impact Awards Program Finalists and Public Voting

Learning Impact Awards 2017 image Voting is Now Open!

38 projects are competing for the 2017 Learning Impact Awards. Review the finalists' videos and one-page overviews below. Then rate each project for its learning impact potential. Public voting closes at noon on May 17Winners 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)