SDSU is committed to quality education both in the physical and online classroom. SDSU offers robust training and development opportunities for faculty to successfully transition courses to the online classroom to offer students a rich and rigorous educational experience.
Excellence in Online Teaching
The Excellence in Online Teaching award is to recognize an SDSU faculty member who has demonstrated commitment to excellence in online teaching and course development of for-credit courses through South Dakota State University.
Through this award SDSU recognizes outstanding online teaching faculty who:
- Uses innovative and effective online teaching strategies and technologies that result in student engagement, student satisfaction, and achievement of desired student learning outcomes.
- Examines methods of assessment of student learning to inform teaching practices and reshape online courses based on an on-going and data-driven process.
- Utilizes interactive strategies to promote and foster instructor-student interaction, student-student interaction, and student collaboration in the online learning environment.
- Exhibits a high level of instruction by using standards established by SDSU’s quality assurance review rubric.
- Demonstrates dedication to enhancing online teaching skills, improving online curriculum and/or advancing research opportunities in the area of online education.
|2017-2018||Rocky Dailey||Communications & Journalism|
|2015-2016||Rocky Dailey||Communications & Journalism|
|2014-2015||Lyle Olson||Communications & Journalism|
Online/Hybrid Instructor Certification Recognition
In order to enhance SDSU’s commitment to academic excellence, a training program has been designed specifically for online/hybrid instructors. This program focuses on the skills, knowledge and best practices required of high quality online/hybrid instruction. The program allows online/hybrid instructors to choose to become certified at one of three levels; Basic, Advanced and Master.
- Basic Level Certification
Instructor Dept. Ekaterina Koromyslova Construction & Operations Management Larry Browning Physics Madhav Nepal Biology & Microbiology Ryan McKnight Economics Steph Jacobson Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions Rebecca Diischer Math Jodilyn Andrews English Carol Birch Nursing Katie O’Leary English Sarah Thimsen Psychology Amanda Lambrechts Health & Nutritional Sciences Aileen Garcia Counseling & Human Development Albena Yordanova Construction & Operation Management Wendy Ahrendsen Math & Statistics Gary Hatfield Math & Statistics Marvin Bhar Math & Statistics Carri Hales Math & Statistics Sarah Clark Math & Statistics Sarah Mollman Nursing Jo Voss Nursing Hani Ghosheh Plant Science Marina Hendricks Journalism and Mass Communication Brandi Pravecek Nursing Mary Vockrodt Nursing LeAnn Lamb Nursing Alham Abuatiq Nursing Stella Liu Health & Nutritional Sciences Van Der Sluis, Everhardus Economics Nicole Velgersdky Counseling & Human Development Zhong Hu Mechanical Engineering Steve Wingate English Hung-Ling (Stella) Liu Health & Nutritional Sciences Janice Schardin Nursing
- Advanced Level Certification
Instructor Dept. Patricia Ahmed Sociology SunWoo Kang Counseling & Human Development Sanjeev Anand Dairy & Food Science Lacey McCromack Health & Nutritional Sciences Peter White Teaching, Learning & Leadership Natalie Mook University College William (Bill) Alsaker Mathematics & Statistics Byron Garry Construction & Operations Management Anne Buttolph Nursing Katherine Bissonette Communication Studies & Theatre Suzette Burckhard Civil & Environmental Engineering Gus Scully University Center- Rapid City Larry Taylor School of Design Cynthia Elverson Nursing Erika Huber Nursing Pat Tillie Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions Ruth Klawiter Nursing Roxanne Lucchesi Journalism & Mass Communications Paula Carson Nursing Kay Foland Nursing Nicole Klein Economics Todd Trooien Ag & Biosystems Engineering Susanne Brokmeier Teaching, Learning & Leadership Annette Johnson Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions Christina Plemmons Nursing Katherine Erdman Becker Axton Betz-Hamilton Consumer Science Jessica Schad Sociology Jamie O'Brien Economics Heidi Mennenga Nursing Robin Brown Nursing Jodilyn Andrews English Cristina Lammer Nursing Carol Birch Nursing Aileen Garcia Counseling & Human Development Jo Voss Nursing Albena Yordanova Construction & Operations Management Ekaterina Koromyslova Construction & Operations Management Aileen Garcia Counseling & Human Development Robin Arends Nursing Heidi Pelzel Nursing Linda Burdette Nursing Nicole Velgersdyk Counseling & Human Development
Nursing Katie O'Leary English Sarah Thimsen Psychology
- Master Level Certification
Instructor Dept Kelsey Raml Health & Nutritional Sciences Jessica Meendering Health & Nutritional Sciences Lori Hayungs Teaching, Learning & Leadership Mary Bowne Teaching, Learning & Leadership Lyle Olson Journalism & Mass Communication Karla Hunter Communication Studies Melissa Wuellner Natural Resource Management Nicole Graves Teaching, Learning & Leadership Tami Dale Counseling & Human Development Lisa Madsen English Lauri Sohl Geography Barbara Christensen Counseling & Human Development April Myrick English Rocky Dailey Journalism & Mass Communication Elijah Van Benschoten School of Designs Lynda Vanhuizen Teaching, Learning & Leadership Fathi Halaweish Chemistry & Biochemistry Melissa Granum University College Alexander (Sandy) Smart Natural Resource Management Rebecca Britt Journalism & Mass Communication George Tsakiridis History Elizabeth Droke Health & Nutritional Sciences Erika Huber Nursing Sanjeev Anand Dairy & Food Science Susanne Brokmeier Teaching, Learning & Leadership Ruth Klawiter Nursing Cynthia Elverson Nursing Jamie O'Brien Ness School of Management and Economics Albena Yordanova Construction and Operation Management Byron Garry Construction and Operation Management Todd Trooien Ag & Biosystems Engineering Robin Arends Nursing Heidi Mennenga Nursing Anne Buttolph Nursing Ekaterina Koromyslova Engineering Paula Carson Nursing