CAS Professors Receive 2016 UMKC Online Awards

UMKC Online AwardsTwo UMKC College of Arts and Sciences professors recently received 2016 UMKC Online Awards for their online teaching.

Dr. Kymberly Bennett, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Undergraduate Psychology Program, was honored with the 2016 Accessible Course Content Award for the course Psychology 312 – Social Psychology. This award recognizes the individual who supports and promotes accessibility through the incorporation of accessible design/universal design standards into the online course.

Poppy DiCandeloro, an Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Art and Art History, was honored with the 2016 Online Course of the Year Award for the course Art 110 – Intro to the History of Art. This award recognizes the instructor who has incorporated best practices, technologies and course design to create an active and engaging online environment that promotes student learning.

Dr. Anita Skarbek in the UMKC School of Nursing received the 2016 Online Advocacy Award.

UMKC Online works to promote and support quality online programs and courses that meet nationally recognized standards and to foster a vibrant eLearning campus community for all students, faculty and staff.