Announcing the David A. Wilson Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2017-2018 Winners

The David A. Wilson Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning recognizes outstanding faculty members who conduct meaningful research in higher education. This year, six faculty researchers have been awarded USD $25,000 research grants for their work in three areas: students, faculty, and curriculum.

2017-2018 Wilson Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Winners

Awardee Institution Research Project
Rhodora Abadia Torrens University Australia in collaboration with University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India Analyzing the Effectiveness of Immersing Students in Interactive, Realistic Worlds in Virtual Reality using Kokoda VR as a Case Study
Alka Dwivedi University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India, in collaboration with Torrens University Australia, and Stamford International University, Thailand Improving Teaching Effectiveness in E- Learning Environments
Luis Fernando Luque Universidad del Valle de México Educational Strategy Based on Active Learning for Mechatronics Engineering Students: Towards Educational Mechatronics
Beatriz Gal Universidad Europea Madrid, Spain Assessment of the workstation-based model in academic performance in Health Sciences degrees: concurrent mixed study
Richard Jimenez Walden University, United States Lived Experiences, Perceptions and Expectations of Asian and Latino/a Online Doctoral Students
María Teresa Villella de Benito Universidad Europea Madrid, Spain, in collaboration with Universidad Europeia Portugal Digital Transformation of Higher Education: Assessment Framework for Improvement of Digital Skills.