Certificate of Excellence in Online Teaching

The Certificate of Excellence in Online Teaching (CEOT) was established in 2021 and is awarded for online teaching performance that exemplifies accomplished excellence in online teaching, course development and student engagement. Nominees for the Excellence in Online Teaching Award are eligible to receive this certificate upon demonstrating "Accomplished" excellence in review criteria. Examples of online teaching excellence include following NIU online course design essentials in online course development and online teaching principles for success in online course delivery.


2021 Recipients

  • Natalie Andzik (Department of Special and Early Education)
  • Kristen Borre (Department of Anthropology)
  • Melissa Burlingame (Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy)
  • Daryl Dugas (Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology, and Foundations)
  • Allison Gladfelter (School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders)
  • Shaine Henert (Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education)
  • Jennifer Jacobs (Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education)
  • Trude Jacobsen (Department of History)
  • Marc Macaranas (School of Theatre and Dance)
  • Shanthi Muthuswamy (Department of Engineering Technology)
  • Linh Nguyen (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
  • Daniel Olson (Department of Biological Sciences)
  • Ryan Pumroy (Department of Communication)
  • Ji-Chul Ryu (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

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Teaching and Learning

Phone: 815-797-2477
Email: citl@niu.edu

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