The winner is:
Terry Charlton for Newcastle University Library’s Online Learning Resources.
The judges were Katharine Reedy (Learning Designer, Learner and Discovery Services, Open University) and Josie Fraser (Social and Educational Technologist).
Katharine Reedy commented: “We particularly liked the research Terry and the Newcastle team had done to understand student needs and preferences, and the convincing evidence of impact, demonstrated through impressive usage figures and integration of the resources into teaching”.
Congratulations to Terry!
Our nominees were:
Book Runner (Samantha Clarke, Becky Collins & Darren Flynn, University of Coventry)
CamGuides, Cambridge University Libraries and IL Network (Helen Murphy)
Critical Thinking at University: An Introduction (MOOC) (Michelle Schneider and Jiani Liu, University of Leeds)
Newcastle University Library’s Online Learning Resources (Terry Charlton)
Pre-entry Information and Digital Literacy Tutorials (PEIDLT) (Library Learning Services Unit, University of Sheffield)
Service Transformation eLearning Project (STEP) (Tracey Pratchett, Wayne Troake & Mandy Davis (Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), Sarah Lewis & Tracey Geddis (Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust) and Michelle Maden (Independent Information Consultant).
This award recognises an individual or group who develop the best new digital educational resource for promoting Information Literacy (IL). The winner will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity.
Nominations will be evaluated in relation to the following criteria:
Raising the profile of IL within an organisation or sector
Developing a digital resource (e.g. online course, service, product or app) which develops and enhances IL skills
Innovation, initiative, originality and sustainability
Impact on the target audience(s)
Openness – is openly licenced, considers accessibility issues, supports flexible use.
Format for nominations
Individuals and teams may self-nominate or be nominated by colleagues. Nominations should take the form of:
A description and background account of the nominated digital resource. This should not exceed 1500 words.
A short video (10 minutes maximum) presenting the nominated digital resource. If this option is selected, the video should be uploaded to YouTube as unlisted content and the URL provided in a covering email.
Irrespective of chosen format, the following should also be provided:
Contact details of the nominator (if applicable).
Contact details of the nominee
Group/team nominations must include the names of all members. There must be one identified key contact to whom correspondence will be directed.
Supporting documentation, URLs etc. where appropriate.
Shortlisted nominees will be listed on the LILAC website in March 2019.
Closing date: 17:00 (GMT) Friday 1st March 2019.
Enquiries and nominations to: email@example.com
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