The OpenCourseWare Consortium is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the third annual Awards for OpenCourseWare Excellence (ACE). Nominations will be accepted beginning November 15th. The OCW ACE’s will be presented at the next global OpenCourseWare Consortium meeting in Bali, Indonesia, May 8-10, 2013.
The Awards for OpenCourseWare Excellence recognize outstanding individual contributions to the OCW/OER movement, exemplary OCW member sites and excellent individual course presentations. A panel of voting members will select ACE site and course winners from finalists culled by the award committee. Individual winners will be selected by a vote of the board of directors.
Nominations for individuals, sites and courses will be accepted through January 14, 2013 and may be submitted through the following page (http://ocwconsortium.org/ace) or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations for sites and courses are encouraged to be submitted as two-minute video/screen capture tours of the relevant content, which should be posted to YouTube and tagged OCWACE2013 in the video’s title. Visit the above web page for complete information on preliminary criteria, rules and eligibility.
The OCWC is seeking volunteers to serve on the ACE Committee to refine award criteria and select award finalists. The Consortium is also seeking a sponsor for the awards ceremony at the upcoming Consortium meeting.