The 2018 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.

Check out the 2018 MVP Awards Winner Spotlight:



Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories:

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.


Submitting content for consideration

To nominate an article, please email a link of it to Eve Lyons-Berg with "2018 eLearning Learning MVP nomination: (category)" as the subject line. Articles must have been published between October 1st, 2017 and October 1st, 2018 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 26th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.


Finalists will be announced on November 14th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 27th. Winners will be announced December 3rd.

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 a digital learning specialist in the Australian financial services sector. He is also a Council Member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development, and an Editorial Review Board Member for Online Learning Journal. Ryan has worked in corporate learning & development for over 15 years, in addition to stints in higher education and government. Ryan hold a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. He is on Twitter as @ryantracey and he blogs at E-Learning Provocateur.

Megan Torrance

CEO and Founder, TorranceLearning

Megan Torrance is CEO and founder of TorranceLearning, which helps organizations connect learning strategy to design, development, data and ultimately performance. She has over 25 years of experience in learning design, deployment and consulting. TorranceLearning projects have won IELA and BrandonHall (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017) awards, the 2014 xAPI Hyperdrive contest at DevLearn, and back-to-back eLearning Guild DemoFest Best-In-Show awards in 2016/2017. Megan is the author of The Quick Guide to LLAMA, and two ATD TD at Work publications: Agile and LLAMA(R) for ISD Project Management and Making Sense of xAPI. She is a frequent speaker at conferences nationwide. A graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Communication and an MBA, Megan lives and works near Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Cara North

Learning Experience Designer, The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology

Cara A North is an Instructional Development Specialist at The Ohio State University’s Center on Education and Training for Employment. She has worked in learning and development for more than 10 years as a trainer, curriculum developer, learning management systems administrator, and instructional designer. Her learning and development experience includes and various non-profit and higher education organizations. North is committed to lifelong learning and scholarship through her leadership in many L&D organizations. She serves as President-Elect of the Central Ohio Association for Talent and Development (ATD) and is also the Community Manager for the Training Learning and Development Community. North is also the Communications Officer for the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Education Research and Theory Division of the Association for Education Communications and Technology (AECT). Additionally, she's a doctoral student in Educational Studies with an emphasis in Learning Technologies at The Ohio State University.