We're very excited to announce the

2017 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:

Games and Gamification

Design

New and Emerging Technologies

eLearning Management

Mobile Learning

Tools

Social and Informal Learning

Other

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 83,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2017 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 83,000 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

To nominate an article, please email a link of it to Warren Wu with "2017 eLearning Learning MVP nomination: (category)" as the subject line. Articles must have been published between October 1st, 2016 and September 30, 2017 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until November 3rd. 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 29th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on December 8. Winners will be announced December 13th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Clark Quinn

Executive Director, Quinnovation

Clark Quinn, Ph.D., provides learning technology design and strategy consulting through Quinnovation. His work has been acknowledged through national and international speaking engagements, numerous articles, and the publication of four books. Clark consults for Fortune 500, government, not-for-profits, and educational organizations, and was recognized as the eLearning Guild’s first Guild Master in 2012.

Ryan Tracey

Design Lead, Transport for NSW

Ryan Tracey is an e-learning specialist working in government, following many years in the corporate sector. He is a Council Member for the Australian Institute of Training and Development, and an Editorial Review Board Member for Online Learning Journal. Ryan holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology, and he authors the blog E-Learning Provocateur.

Craig Weiss

CEO, The Craig Weiss Group

Craig Weiss is the CEO and lead analyst for The Craig Weiss Group, which provides analyst, advisory and consulting services to buyers and vendors in the e-learning industry. He is an advisory board member for The Moment, a firm based in the United Kingdom. Craig has been identified as one of the most influential people in the world for e-learning and the premier expert in the new immersive learning field.
Craig writes the E-Learning 24/7 blog, which is read weekly in 174 countries, territories and colonial territories.

Connie Malamed

Consultant, Connie Malamed Consulting

Connie Malamed is an author, speaker and consultant in the fields of online learning, visual communication and information design. She has helped nonprofit, government, and corporate clients transform their content into interactive learning experiences for more than 20 years. Connie is the author of Visual Design Solutions and Visual Language for Designers and publishes The eLearning Coach website and podcast.

Jane Hart

Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT)

Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT), one of the world’s most visited learning sites on the Web, where she also compiles the very popular annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list from the votes of learning professionals worldwide – now in its 1lth year. She has been advising businesses for over 30 years and currently focuses on helping them to modernize their approaches to workplace learning – not just by designing and delivering modern workplace learning experiences but also by enabling and supporting modern professional learning.