2022 Exemplary Course Award Winners



We are pleased to announce the 2022 Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Award winners. The ECP Awards recognize faculty and course designers from schools, colleges and universities around the world who develop engaging and innovative courses that represent the very best in technology and learning. 

ECP winners demonstrate excellence in course design, interaction and collaboration, assessment and learner support. The 2022 winners are below. 

Name   Institution  Course Title  
Brandon Hageman  Mid-State Technical College  Emergency Services Instructor  
Bryan Barger  Hazard Community and Technical College  FYE 105: Achieving Academic Success  
Carla R. Osborne  Wake Technical Community College  Drawing Fundamentals  
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning  Northern Illinois University  Blackboard Ultra Transition Academy and Online Course Design Academy  
Clay Matthews  Elizabethtown Community and Technical College  ENG101: Writing I  
Danielle Hennis and  
Julie Evans  
Wake Technical Community College  Social Media Marketing  
Dawn M. Decker, Ph.D.  Central Michigan University  Ethics, law, and current issues in special education  
Donna E. Werderich  Northern Illinois University  LTLA 341: Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School  
Dr. Charles T Dick  Wilmington College Accounting  AC432 Special situations and issues in contemporary financial reporting (Hybrid/Synchronous)  
Dr. Dirk Grupe  Morehead State University  ASTR-112  
Dr. Elbert Davis  Marshall University Sociology of American Schools  
Dr. Elizabeth Christopher  
and Instructional Design Team  
University of the Cumberlands  Strategies and Practice for Fitness Profession  
Dr. Hal Hinderliter  Northern Illinois University  Learning in the Digital Age  
Dr. Jim Marion and Cheryl Kula, PMP  Columbia Southern University  Project Stakeholders  
Dr. Leah Parsons Simpson  Morehead State University  Principles of Distance Education Delivery  
Dr. Leigh Clay  Indian River State College  Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Crime  
Dr. Lisa Thompson Sousa  Sul Ross State University-Multi-Tiered Systems of Support  
-Practicum in Special Education  
Dr. Shay Dawson   Central Michigan University   Experience of Disability & Social Marginalization  
Dr. Wheeler Conover  Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College  CHE 170: General College Chemistry I  
Economic and Community Development  
UA Instructor Training  
Dr. Cheryl Byrne 
Washtenaw Community College  Motivating Employees  
Elizabeth MacWhinnie,  
Dr. Reneé Reynolds and  
Dr. John Willey  
Columbia Southern University  English Composition II  
Erin N. Hall  Wake Technical Community College  Accounting Software Applications  
eStarkState  Stark State College  Design Matters  
George Cox  Wake Technical Community College  SGD 112 – Design I  
J. Scott Miller  Maysville Community and Technical College  Frontiers of Astronomy  
Jason Rhode  Northern Illinois University  -Introduction to Educational Research  -Instructional Technology Leadership 
Jason Underwood  Northern Illinois University  -Online Course Design Academy -Instructional Technology Tools -Blackboard Ultra Transition Academy 
Jordan Kalaitsides  Stark State College  Expanded Dental Assisting I  
Julie Lyon  Odessa College  Business Computer Applications  
Kim Calebs  Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS)  KOOL Academy: Building an Excellent Online Course  
Kimberly A. Cornell  Wake Technical Community College  Individual Income Taxes  
Kinsey O. Hansen  Angelo State University  Reframing Administration  
Linda C. Powell  Wayland Baptist University  U.S. History Since 1877  
Marsha Nodeen  West Kentucky Community and Technical College  Intro to Music  
Martina Bode  University of Illinois at Chicago  Calculus I  
Max Williams  United Arab Emirates University  Introduction to Academic English  
Melissa Green  Ashland Community and Technical College AHS 115 Medical Terminology  
MyraBeth Bundy, Ph.D., BCBA , Instructor  
Esther Tattershall, Instructional Designer  
Eastern Kentucky University  PSY 816 Philosophical Underpinnings in Behavior Analysis  
Nikki Ware  Somerset Community College  RDG 185: College Reading  
Tamra Kelly, Ph.D.  
Kristen Lyons, Ph.D., LSSP  
Angelo State University  Individual Counseling  
Tracy Sangster  Davidson Academy Online  Composition and Analysis  
Vladimir Zlatev  
Jeremy Shaw-Munderback  
Boston University  Quantitative and Qualitative Decision-Making  
WCC Business and Computer Technologies Division, Business Department  
Dr. Cheryl Byrne 
Washtenaw Community College  -Retail Principles and Practices  
-Business and Supply Chain Analytics  -Warehousing and Logistics  
-Business Communication  
-Principles of Management  
-Transportation and Logistics  
-Business Communication MM  
-Supply Chain Field Studies  
-Organizational Management  
-Human Resources Management 

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