The Exemplary Online Awards (EOA) recognize exemplary and innovative practices in online teaching and course production. To be eligible, courses must have 80% or more of the content and activities available to students online. Visit the EOA Nomination Requirements page for more information.

2020 Category Award Winners

Imaginative or Innovative Approach

DIG3713 Game Development Practices
Nick Heitzman
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Instructional Strategy

PHY2004-20080 Applied Physics 1
Dr. Sujata Krishna, Dr. Darin Acosta & Dr. Shawn Weatherford
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Large Enrollment Strategies

CGS2531 Problem Solving Using Computer Software
Dr. John Mendoza-Garcia
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Learner Satisfaction

EDG7359 Professional Development & Teacher Learning
Dr. Alyson Adams
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Quality of Course Materials

PLP2000 Plants, Plagues, and People
Dr. Brantlee Spakes-Richter

Student Engagement

MCB4934/6937 Antimicrobial Resistance
Dr. Daniel Czyz
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2020 Exemplary Courses
  • APK3163 Sports Nutrition
    • Dr. Blain Harrison, Instructor
    • Jackie Sirmopolous, Instructional Designer
  • CCJ3024 Advanced Principles of Criminal Justice
    • Dr. Erika Brooke, Instructor
    • Brian Schilling & Dr. Andrew Reynolds, Instructional Designers
    • Ami Blasberg, Videographer
    • Joseph Hoft & Eaven Holder, Teaching Assistants
  • EGS4034 Engineering Ethics and Professionalism - UF Online Program
    • Bill McElroy, Instructor
    • Allyson Haskell, Instructional Designer
    • Leslie Mojeiko, Instructional Designer
    • Ariel Gunn, Instructional Designer
  • EGS6039 Engineering Leadership - EDGE Program
    • Bill McElroy, Instructor
    • Allyson Haskell, Instructional Designer
  • LIN3010 Introduction to Linguistics
    • James Garner, Instructor
    • Yuliya Antonenko, Instructional Designer
    • Ami Blasberg, Videographer
    • Josh Eddie, Graphic Designer
  • MUL2010 Experiencing Music
    • Lauren Hodges, Instructor
  • PCB4674 Evolution
    • Norman Douglas, Instructor
    • Don Fitzpatrick & Shannon Dunn, Instructional Designers
    • Pratush Brahma,Galen Cobb, Andy Crowl, Cody Howard, Lindsey Johnson, Heather Kates, Teaching Assistants
  • PHA6432 Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    • Dr. Oliver Grundmann, Instructor
    • Lisa Cox, Instructional Designer
    • Justin De Leo, Instructional Designer
    • Jacques LeBlanc, Teaching Assistant
  • PHC4101 Public Health Concepts
    • Jerne Shapiro, Instructor
    • Truly Hardemon, Instructional Designer
    • Eva Egensteiner, Video and Multimedia Specialist
    • Hillary Carter, Multimedia Specialist
    • Akemi Wijayabahu, Emily Klann, Bin Yu, Teaching Assistants
  • PHY2004L Applied Physics I
    • Dr. Sujata Krishna, Instructor
    • Dr. Shawn Weatherford, Course Developer
    • Robert DeSerio, Developer of Experiments
    • Emma Brady, Instructional Designer
  • SWS4932 Math for Environmental Professionals
    • Dr. Kanika Sharma Inglett, Instructor
    • Megan Podsiad, Senior Instructional Designer
    • Drew Feigum, Video Production Manager
2019 Category Award Winners

SPN1131 Beginning Spanish II

Crystal Marull, Ph.D.
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PCB4043C General Ecology

Stefanie Gazda, Ph.D.
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URP6275 Intermediate Planning Information Systems

Kate Norris
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2019 Exemplary Courses
  • AOM4932/AOM6932 Agri-food Systems Innovation
    • Dr. Johnathan Adam Watson, Instructor
    • Marcello Calle, Teaching Assistant
    • Raminder Kaur, Teaching Assistant
    • Allyson Haskell, Instructional Designer
    • Ariel Gunn, Instructional Designer
  • EDG7982 Practitioner Research
    • Dr. Nancy Dana, Instructor
  • SPN1120 Beginning Spanish I
    • Dr. Crystal Marull, Instructor
  • SYP3510 Deviance
    • Dr. Marian Borg, Instructor
  • PHY2005 Applied Physics II
    • Dr. Sujata Krishna, Instructor
2018 Category Award Winners

Instructional Strategy

EEX6135 Foundations of Literacy Development and Dyslexia
Vivian Gonsalves, Ph.D.
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Student Engagement

ENY2040 The Insects
Andrea Lucky, Ph.D.
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Learner Satisfaction

HSC3102 Personal & Family Health
Amber Emanuel, Ph.D.
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Quality of Course Materials

ANT3451 Race and Racism
Mary Elizabeth Ibarrola
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Large Enrollment Strategies

SPN1130 Beginning Spanish I
Crystal Marull, Ph.D.
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Imaginative or Innovative Approach

MCB2006 Microbes without Borders
Monika Oli, Ph.D.
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2017 Category Award Winners

Imaginative or Innovative Approach

ZOO3603 Evolutionary Developmental Biology
Brian Harfe, Ph.D.
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Instructional Strategy

JOU3109 Multimedia Writing
Julie Dodd, Ph.D.
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Learner Satisfaction

EDG7982 Practitioner Research, Theory and Practice
Nancy Dana, Ph.D.
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Quality of Course Materials

GLY3202C Earth Materials
Rachel Walters, Ph.D.
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Student Engagement

AEC6932 Organizational Leadership
Matthew Sowcik, Ph.D.
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2016 Category Award Winners

ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

Thomas Knight, Ph.D.
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GEB3373 International Business

Amanda Phalin, Ph.D.
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SYP3510 Deviance

Marian Borg, Ph.D.
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WST4930 Women, Leadership and Diversity in the Global Environment

Anita Anantharam, Ph.D.
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AEC6211 Delivering Educational Programs in Agricultural Settings

Grady Roberts, Ph.D.
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GMS6483 Theories of Aging

Christy Carter, Ph.D.
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2015 Exemplary Courses
  • BSC2009L Laboratory in Biological Sciences
    • Catalina Pimiento & Kent Vliet, Ph.D., Instructors
    • Ashley Weser, Instructional Designer
  • CHM1025 Introduction to General Chemistry
    • Melanie Veige & Phillip J. Brucat, Ph.D., Instructors
    • Kristina Macadangdang, Instructional Designer
    • John Mitchell, Ph.D., Contributer
  • ENT4934 Social Entrepreneurship
    • Kristin Joos, Ph.D., Instructor
    • Tawnya Means, Ph.D., Instructional Designer
    • Jonathan Brown, Video Production
    • Daniel Ypsilanti, Graphic Designer
  • HUN2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
    • Kristina von Castel-Roberts, Ph.D., Instructor
    • William Wildberger, Instructional Designer
  • VME4012 Aquatic Animal Conservation Issues
    • Iske Larkin, Ph.D., Patrick Larkin, Ph.D. & Amanda Ardente, D.V.M., Instructors
    • Heather Maness, Instructional Designer
  • Outstanding MOOC: Global Students Introduction to U.S. Law (Coursera)
    • Alyson Flournoy, J.D., Pedro Malavet, J.D., Claire Germain, Lyrissa Lidsky, J.D., Sharon Rush, J.D., Loren Turner, J.D., Jennifer Wondracek, J.D., Jeff Harrison, J.D., Ph.D. & Kenneth Nunn, J.D., Instructors
    • William Wildberger, Brian Schilling & Leonardo Latorre, Instructional Designers
    • Christina Lopez, Teaching Assistant
2014 Exemplary Courses

AOM2520 Global Sustainable Energy

Wendell Porter, Ph.D.
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AST1002 Discover the Universe

Naibi Mariñas, Ph.D.
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BSC2009 Biological Sciences

Nicole Gerlach, Ph.D.
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CJL3038 Law and Society

Lora Levett, Ph.D.
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IDS2338 Rethinking Citizenship

Emma K. Humphries, Ph.D.
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ISM3004 Computing in the Business Environment

Eric Olson, MS

SPN1130 Beginning Spanish I

Jesse Gleason, Ph.D.
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VEM5321 Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems

Terry Spencer, DVM Med
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