Current Award Opportunities

Our Award Categories:

AMTEC Trust

Click on this link ((https://e.cnie-rcie.ca/awards/amtec-trust/) for more information regarding AMTEC Trust Award

Awards of Excellence

  • Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology
  • Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design
  • Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a partnership or collaboration.

Editor’s Awards

  • Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology
  • International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education

Leadership Award

2022 Awards Program

Deadline to submit an application : 18 January 2022
Call for Award Adjudicators deadline: 18 January 2022

  • Application fee for award submissions by an active member of CNIE will be waived.
  • The same project cannot be submitted for multiple categories.
  • AMTEC Trust Awards and Award of Excellence winners will be asked to submit a three-minute video presentation to be shared on the CNIE website, on the CNIE YouTube Channel and via the CNIE Twitter account.
  • Awards of Excellence Merit Award winners will be asked to submit an infographic that will be shared on the CNIE website, on the CNIE YouTube Channel, and via the CNIE Twitter account.

Awards of Excellence

There are three distinct categories of awards

  • Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology
  • Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design
  • Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a partnership or collaboration.

You may only make one submission per project.

  • You are expected to review the criterion for each award and choose the category that best fits your project.

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology acknowledges the innovative work around the effective integration of existing or new technology in the learning environment. Successful applicants for this award will need to demonstrate how the technology used addresses a specific instructional problem. The technology can be used in a new or novel way and integrates seamlessly into the learning environment.

 

The Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology will be awarded by user group.
Four (4) awards to be given in this category.

  • Higher education (credit course – Undergraduate or Graduate Level)
  • Non-formal learning environments (continuing education, professional development/training)
  • K-12
  • Learner Services (services areas that support student learning)

Your application must acknowledge the relevant user group.

Submission will be reviewed based on the Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology Rubric

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Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Partnership or Collaboration

Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Partnership or Collaborative Educational Opportunity, like the integration of Technology award, acknowledges the innovative work around the effective integration of existing or new technology in the learning environment; however focus will be paid to the active contributions made by the partners and/or collaborators on the project. Partners or collaborators can be defined as community-based (large scale), with another institution, or inter-departmental (smaller scale). Applicants will also be expected to demonstrate how each partner contributed to the integration of the technology for its intended purpose.

This category is open for all members to apply.

Submission will be reviewed based on the Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Partnership or Collaboration Rubric.

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Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design

Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design acknowledges the innovative work around the effective application of instructional design principles to ensure meaningful learning experience. Instructional Design is defined as “a systematic process that is employed to develop education and training programs in a consistent and reliable fashion” (Reiser, Dempsey, 2007).

Successful applicants for this award will need to clearly identify the instructional design model used in the development of a successful learning experience (i.e. module, learning object, course, etc.). Through the application process the applicant will need to explain the rationale for the choice and demonstrate the instructional design choice contribute to the success of the learning experience.

This category is open for all members to apply.

Submission will be reviewed based on the Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Design Rubric.

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2022 Deadlines (Awards of Excellence):

  • Submissions for Awards Opens: 30 November 2021
  • Submissions for Awards Closes: 18 January 2022
  • Call for Jurors Deadline: 18 January 2022

All applicants will be advised by email the week of 8 February 2022 about the status of their submission.

Award Application Form

Online Entry Form (English)

The submitter will receive confirmation of entry when processed.

Award Adjudication Form

Online Entry Form (Bilingual) (English)

The submitter will receive confirmation of entry when processed and contacted shortly with adjudication information.