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Learning Impact 2012 Award Winners

Learning Impact 2012 Award Winners

The Learning Impact Awards are designed to recognize the most impactful use of technology worldwide in support of learning. This unique program evaluates established, new, and research efforts in context at an implementing learning institution.




Platinum Awards:

Platinum Awards (established initiatives):

  • Desire2Learn in the Big Apple - Desire2Learn and NY DOE (USA) - Presentation
  • On-line Career Development Center Dream-wings  - Gyeonggi Women’s Development Center in collaboration with Samsung SDS Multi-Campus and Inkium – (KOREA) - Presentation

Platinum Awards (new and R&D initiatives):

  • GoClass LTE Concept -  - An extended classroom teaching platform for connected learners – LearningMate and Alcatel-Lucent (CANADA) - Presentation-zip
  • Integrating AccessForAll with Common Cartridge – AtutorSpaces  and  Ontario Public Service (CANADA) - Presentation
  Gold Awards:

Gold Awards (established initiatives):

  • E-learning for children on the border of the Brazilian Amazon - MILITARY SCHOOL OF MANAUS  (BRAZIL)
  • Digital Media Services in CPS - Chicago Public Schools and Safari Montage (USA) - Presentation - pdf

Gold Awards (new and R&D initiatives):

  • APUS Online Course Guides Initiative: A University Alternative to Textbooks- American Public University Libraries (USA) - Presentation
  • Cengage Learning MindLinks – Cengage Learning (USA) - Presentation-zip
  Silver Awards:

Silver Awards (established initiatives):

  • Tri-Border Attendance Strategy - Department of Education, WA and Tri-Border Attendance Strategy (AUSTRALIA)
  • LearningOn at University of Ulsan - University of Ulsan,  SK Telecom and SK C&C (KOREA) - Presentation

Silver Awards (new and R&D initiatives):

  • Ucompass Boost: High-performing FLVS Content - Florida Virtual School and, Inc (USA)
  • IGCS – Taiwan’s Full-Service Educational Platform Is on the Cloud, and Open for App Builders - Institute for Information Industry and Digital Education Institute (TAIWAN) - Presentation - zip
  Bronze Awards:

Bronze Awards (established initiatives):

  • Degree Compass - The Netflix Effect for Students – Austin Peay State University and SunGard Higher Education (USA)
  • KCTCS Online – A Kentucky Virtual Learning Initiative - Kentucky Community & Technical College System and SoftChalk (USA) - Presentation - zip

Bronze Awards (new and R&D initiatives):

  • makebook campus improves writing ability –makebook pty imited and Epping boys High , Center of Excellence  (AUSTRALIA) - Presentation
  • Smartlearn - National IT Industry Promotion Agency, WIZI Co., Ltd, CREDU Co., Ltd, and, Inc. (KOREA) - Presentation-zip

The following nominations received non-medal Learning Impact Leadership Awards:


Established initiatives:

  • National Student Led Technology Alignment Research and Report - North Iowa Area Community College and Lone Star College System (USA)/li>
  • Cyber Safety Course for K12 through Lone Star College System - SunGard Higher Education and Lone Star College System (USA) - Presentation - zip
  •  CourseConnect Customizable Online Courseware Helps Temple College Save Time and Reduce Cost on Course Development while Increasing Student Engagement and Achievement - CourseConnect™ from Pearson and Temple College (USA) - Presentation - zip
  • Iowa Community College Online Consortium Increases Student Success with Pearson LearningStudio’s Enterprise Reporting Suite - Pearson LearningStudio, Pearson eCollege and Iowa Community College Online Consortium  (USA) -Presentation - zip
  • Online Courses for Business Education from Harvard Business Publishing - Harvard Business Publishing (USA) - Presentation

New and R&D initiatives:

  • Educational Positioning System – Lone Star College System and SunGard Higher Education (USA) - Presentation-zip
  • iStar learning system - Tilburg University and Mediasite by Sonic Foundry(NETHERLANDS) - Presentation
  • ReView (online criteria-based assessment) - University of Technology, Sydney and School of Design, University of Technology, Sydney (AUSTRALIA) - Presentation-pdf
  • Brain Gym Service - GyriGym - Institute for Information Industry (TAIWAN) - Presentation-pdf
  • OpenClass: An open, free, and diverse learning environment - Kentucky Community and Technical College System and Open Class from Pearson (USA) - Presentation - zip


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