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WCET Advance

"The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) gives out an award in higher education called the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award. This is a competition that recognizes innovative uses of educational technologies in higher education. Since 2004, the WOW award has been presented to colleges, universities, and organizations for exceptionally creative, technology-based solutions to a significant problem or need in higher education."

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Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
5 years ago

The Tennessee Board of Regents won the award in 2012. "Utilizing a peer review rubric originally developed by MERLOT, a series of quality standards are utilized in the review of all apps, such as compliance with ADA standards, device neutral, cost, privacy, student engagement and outcomes. Since the TBR Mobile App Resource was launched in 2010, the number of subject matter disciplines has grown to 125 and the total number of educational and workforce apps has reached 60,000+ with continuous daily uploads."  The Natural Sciences program at Walters State Community College provides an example of how faculty have incorporated mobile apps in biology and chemistry.

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