Do you know a “Distance Learning Visionary”?

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) recognizes the need to encourage and spotlight pioneering individuals, particularly those who offer their colleagues new and innovative practices that can be adapted and implemented in their home institutions. As such, ALAO’s Distance Learning Interest Group (DLIG) is excited to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 “Distance Learning Visionary”. Benefits of winning include:

  • Honor of being named the 2012 Distance Learning Visionary.
  • Recognition at the 2012 ALAO Annual Conference Luncheon, as well as on the ALAO Website, ALAO Newsletter, & the DLIG Blog.
  • Reward of $150. presentation grant for sharing distance learning strategies, applications, or research with attendees of the 2012 DLIG Spring Workshop. Please note that the funds are contingent upon the grantee presenting in person, remotely, or via pre-recorded session.

Nominations should include a 250-500 word essay that demonstrates the nominee’s contributions to e-learning, as well as a short presentation proposal that suggests what the nominee would share with colleagues striving to succeed in the technology-driven environment of online learning. Links to relevant supporting materials are encouraged; self and group nominations are permissible. Applications should be emailed to the DLIG Co-Chairs at .

For complete details and submission guidelines, please go to the “DLIG Visionary” page , or visit the DLIG pages on the ALAO website.

Applications are due by December 20th, 2011.


About Kathleen

I'm the Coordinator of Information Services at Cincinnati State Technical & Community College, which means I'm the faculty liaison responsible for library instruction, the library's web presence, services for off-campus & distance students, collection development & management for all subject areas, and providing both f2f & virtual reference assistance. I don't get bored.
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