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Dec. 6, 2012 Volume 34, No. 15

Mizzou Online accolades

During fall semester, two Mizzou Online instructors and an online master’s program were honored from higher education organizations. 

Shawna Strickland, clinical associate professor of Respiratory Therapy in the School of Health Professions, received the award for Excellence in Teaching from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), Central Region.

• The School of Information Science & Learning Technologies was recognized by the UPCEA Central Region for its Educational Technology master’s program. The school was awarded the Outstanding Mature Program Award, given for online programming that has made sustained contributions to higher education in the form of impactful change in its associated industry. 

• Matthew Gordon, associate professor of English, was honored by the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL) with the Helen Williams Award for Outstanding Courses. 

Gordon’s “English 4610: History of the English Language” is an online, self-paced course. It features video, animated slide decks, engaging commentary and detailed instructor feedback.