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Thomas Nelson Community College’s Director of Distance Learning Ruth Smith was among several Virginia community college instructional designers who earned the first place Technology in Education (TIE) award for the Teaching Online Program (TOP). The first place winner received $1,500.
The annual award recognizes individuals and groups for technological advances that enhance the educational resources offered by the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). Members of the VCCS faculty and staff judged each entry on creativity, potential longevity, usefulness across multiple disciplines and institutions, impact on student success and relevance to the VCCS mission and Dateline 2009.