3M National Teaching Fellowship
The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada partner together to recognize exceptional contributions to teaching and Learning at Canadian universities. The community of 3M Teaching Fellows embodies the highest ideals of teaching excellence and scholarship with a commitment to enhance the educational experience of every learner. Up to ten fellowships are presented annually at the Society for Teaching and Learning's annual conference.
- 2022 - David Newhouse, Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies
- 2009 - Sarah Keefer, English Literature
- 2006 - Deborah Berrill, School of Education and Professional Learning
- 2006 - Susan Wurtele, Department of Geography
- 2003 - David Poole, Department of Mathematics
- 1997 - Stephen Brown, Department of English Literature
- 1993 - Alan Slavin, Department of Physics
Open Education Awards for Excellence
Open Education Global adjudicates the international Open Education Awards for Excellence, which reflect the outstanding achievements and shared wealth of the open education community.
- 2023 – Understanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom , Significant Impact Award
- 2023 – Exercise and Physical Activity in Indigenous Health, Open Collaboration Award (Finalist)
- 2022 – Liberated Learners, Best OER Award
Open Education Awards for Excellence - Significant Impact Award 2023
This award recognizes high-quality innovative teaching and learning materials openly shared that have also demonstratively had a major impact on accessibility, distribution, remix, learning, or social change. These include but are not limited to Open Courses, Open Textbooks, Videos / Simulations / Animations, Audio / Audiobook, etc.
In 2023, Understanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom led by Dr. Kristy Buccieri, Associate Professor of Sociology, and Dr. Cyndi Gilmer, Associate Professor Trent/Fleming School of Nursing, alongside Trent Online staff Stephanie Ferguson (eLearning Designer), James Bailey (Multimedia eLearning Design Specialist), and Josh Andrews (eLearning Technologist), won the OE Global Significant Impact Award. To learn more about Understanding Homelessness in Canada please visit: https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/homelessness/.
Open Education Awards for Excellence - Open Collaboration Award (Finalist)
This award goes to an environment that fosters the collective production of open resources and open practices with a shared goal. Such places allow for an interchange of ideas supported through technologically mediated collaborative platforms, encourage new opportunities for people to form ties with others and create things together, and expand a diversity of goals, backgrounds and cultures.
In 2023, Exercise and Physical Activity in Indigenous Health led by Dr. Sarah West, Associate Dean of Sciences, Mitchel Huguenin (CTL Education Developer, Indigenous Pedagogy), Dr. Rosalin Miles, Research Associate, UBC School of Kinesiology, (Lytton First Nation), Stephanie Ferguson (Trent Online, eLearning Designer), and James Bailey (Trent Online, Multimedia eLearning Design Specialist) was selected as a finalist for the Open Collaboration Award. To learn more about Exercise and Physical Activity in Indigenous Health, please visit: https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/indigenousphysicalactivity/.
Open Education Awards for Excellence - Best OER Award 2022
Best OER Award (Open Education Resource Award) celebrates high-quality innovative teaching and learning materials openly available online for everyone to use, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute. These can be presented in the form of an Open Course (OCW/MOOC), Open textbook, Video / Simulation / Animation, Audio / Audiobook.
In 2022 Trent University received this award alongside student, staff and faculty co-designers from Brock University, Seneca College, University of Windsor, McMaster University, Cambrian College, and Nipissing University for the open resource Liberated Learners. To learn more about Liberated Learners please visit: https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/learner/.
Online Learning Consortium - Excellence in Online and Blended Learning Innovation Award
This award celebrates new and imaginative practices or approaches impacting quality, effectiveness, and equity of online, blended or digital learning in alignment with the OLC Quality Framework (Five Pillars of Quality Online Education).
In 2022, Understanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom led by Dr. Kristy Buccieri, Associate Professor of Sociology, Dr. Cyndi Gilmer, Associate Professor Trent/Fleming School of Nursing, alongside Trent Online staff Stephanie Ferguson (eLearning Designer), James Bailey (Multimedia eLearning Design Specialist), and Josh Andrews (eLearning Technologist), won the Excellence in Online and Blended Learning Innovation Award. To learn more about Understanding homelessness in Canada please visit: https://ecampusontario.pressbook.pub/homelessness/.
- 2022 - Kristy Buccieri, Sociology, Understanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom
Desire2Learn Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning
The Desire2Learn Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning celebrates and recognizes innovative approaches that promote learning in new ways at post-secondary institutions. Recipients are individuals with a demonstrable record of innovation(s) in areas including pedagogical approaches, teaching methods, course design, curriculum development, assessment methods, various tools and technologies that enhance learning and have had a significant impact on post-secondary education.
- 2014 - Marco Pollanen, Mathematics
National Technology Innovation Award
The National Technology Innovation Award, granted by The Learning Partnership, celebrates the achievements of educators who have contributed to making the learning experience more engaging for students and whose innovative use of technology has been instrumental in building modern, interactive learning environments for students in publicly funded schools (K-12), colleges and universities across Canada.
- 2009 – Marco Pollanen, Mathematics