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And the 2012 Winners Are ...

on August 31, 2012

SACRAMENTO, CA  ( August 30, 2012) e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education (Center) has announced this year’s winners of the Center’s 2012 Digital Education Achievement Awards (DEAA) and Best of the Web Awards (BOW).  The Best of the Web Awards recognize and honor outstanding K-12 and higher education websites while the Digital Education Achievement Awards recognize outstanding contributions at the application, intranet and infrastructure level, all to the benefit and quality of online education for students, teachers and the community.

“The need for schools, universities and other educational institutions to have quality websites and applications is constantly increasing as online technologies become a bigger part of the educational process,” said Cathilea Robinett, Executive Vice President of e.Republic.  “These innovative models demonstrate the power of technology to increase learning and promote achievement.  The Center is delighted to recognize these outstanding displays of creativity and ingenuity!”


2012 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS – Congratulations!
 
College-University Website Category
Winners
Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Imaging Arts & Sciences Website http://cias.rit.edu
Savannah College of Art and Design Virtual Lecture Hall (secure site)
Honorable Mention
University of Massachusetts Boston Website http://www.umb.edu

Community College Website Category
Winners

City Colleges of Chicago Website http://www.ccc.edu
Pratt Community College Website http://www.prattcc.edu/
Walters State Community College Website www.ws.edu
Honorable Mentions
Howard Community College Website www.howardcc.edu
Lord Fairfax Community College Website http://www.lfcc.edu

K-12 District Ed Website Category
Winners

Clark County School District, Nev., Website http://ccsd.net
Prince William County Public Schools, Va., Website www.pwcs.edu
Honorable Mentions
Kent School District, Wash., Website http://www.kent.k12.wa.us
Rockingham County Schools, N.C., District Website www.rock.k12.nc.us

Other Education Website Category
Winners

Cure4Kids for Kids, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.cure4kids.org/kids/elem
Cure4Kids for Teachers, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.cure4kids.org/teachers
HERB: Social History for Every Classroom, Center for Media and Learning, City University of New York http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/
Smithsonian's History Explorer, National Museum of American History http://historyexplorer.si.edu
Tracking the Buffalo, National Museum of American History www.americanhistory.si.edu/buffalo
 
 
2012 DIGITAL EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – Congratulations!
 
College-University Digital Application/Project category
Winners

ChronoZoom, University of California, Berkeley http://www.ChronoZoomProject.org/
Using Probability Ratings for Student Recruitment, Northwestern College-Minn.
Honorable Mention
Suffolk CourseCast, Suffolk University, Boston, Mass. http://coursecast.suffolk.edu/
 
Community College Digital Application/Project category
Winners

Efficiency by Design, Lone Star College System http://lonestar.edu/19012.htm
Open Learning:  The Bridge to Success Project, Anne Arundel Community College, Massachusetts  Institute of Technology, the Open University, and University of Maryland University College http://b2s.aacc.edu
Honorable Mentions
Learn How - Innovations at Houston Community College, Texas
Six iTunes U Courses - Design and Development, Harrisburg Area Community College
 
K-12 Education Digital Application/Project category
Winner

Leveraging the Integration of Online and Complex Information Systems, Township High School District 214
Honorable Mentions
goFLVS, Florida Virtual School
The Mobile Learning Lab, Reginald F. Lewis High School of Business and Law

Department of Education Digital Application/Project category
Winner

Master the Math Mobile Application, Virginia Department of Education   

Honorable Mention
Education Insight Dashboard, Delaware Department of Education http://www.doe.k12.de.us/EdInsight/default.shtml

The Center for Digital Education (CDE) is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy, and funding. CDE supports the Converge media platform comprising the Converge Special Reports and custom publishing services.

The Center is a division of e.Republic, a national publishing, event and research company focused on smart media for public sector innovation.


Contact:

Janet Grenslitt  

 
Director of Surveys and Awards
jgrenslitt@centerdigitaled.com
 


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