The 2020 eLearning Learning MVP Awards!

eLearning Learning brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.

 

CATEGORIES

Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories.

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 111,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2020 is coming to an end and we want to know: of all of our articles, which are the best of the best? Our machine intelligence, social media, and editors can get us close. But we want that extra special touch that comes from beloved reader feedback.

You can represent these 111,000 readers. Cast your vote and let us know what you like to see!

Judging Criteria

We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.

PROCESS AND TIMING

Submitting content for consideration

Articles must have been published between October 18th, 2019 and October 13th, 2020 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 13th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.

Voting

Finalists will be announced on November 11th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 23rd. Winners will be announced on December 4th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Margie Meacham

Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo, LLC

Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham teaches people how to leverage neuroscience to enhance learning and performance. The author of “Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience” believes that if you understand how the brain works you can become a better teacher, trainer, leader, spouse or parent and have more fun doing it. Margie is the Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo and hosts a Top Ten podcast on the science of learning. She is a recipient of the 100 Most Innovative in Learning award, a Brandon Hall award and her designs have been listed in the Training Magazine Top 100. She developed the ATD online course, Essentials of Brain-Based Learning. You can learn more about Margie on her website, or connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Craig Weiss

CEO and Founder of FindAnLMS

Craig Weiss is the CEO and Lead Analyst for The Craig Weiss Group. He is also the founder of FindAnLMS, a learning system search engine, and the number one site for everything related to learning systems.

Craig is identified as the most influential person in the world for learning systems and one of the most influential for e-learning.

Craig is one of the early pioneers in the e-learning space and has been involved since 1999.

The Craig Weiss Group provides analyst, advisory and consulting services to vendors in the e-learning industry, as well as private equity firms and venture capitalists who are interested in the learning system market.

Craig's blog eLearning Info 24/7 is read weekly in 174 countries, territories and colonial territories.

Cara North

Learning & Development Leader, Speaker, & Researcher

Cara North is an award-winning learning experience designer and is Operations Training Manager at Silfex. She serves as past-president of the ATD Central Ohio Chapter and is also a PhD candidate in learning technologies at Ohio State University. A self-proclaimed professional development and social media junkie, you can often find her on Twitter (@caranorth11) or creating content on her YouTube channel (Unfiltered ID).

Nicholas Provenzano

Technology Coordinator and Makerspace Director at University Liggett School

Nicholas Provenzano is the Technology Coordinator and Makerspace Director at University Liggett School in Michigan. He is also an author, makerspace builder, international keynote speaker, and consultant. He writes on his website, TheNerdyTeacher.com, Edutopia.org, as well as many other prominent educational websites. He has been featured on CNN, Education Week, and other media outlets. He has been recognized as the Technology Teacher of the Year by MACUL and ISTE. Nicholas is a Google Certified Innovator, ASCD Emerging Leader, Microsoft Minecraft Mentor, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, Sphero Hero, Adobe Education Leader, and a TEDEd Innovative Educator. His best-selling books, Your Starter Guide to Makerspaces, The Maker Mentality, and Beyond the Poster Board can be found on Amazon. Nicholas is sharing plenty of nerdy things on Twitter and Instagram at @TheNerdyTeacher.