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CSU Excellence in Online Teaching Award Winner - Columbus State University

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CSU Excellence in Online Teaching Award Winner

The CSU Excellence in Online Teaching Award recognizes a faculty member’s strong commitment to quality online teaching and learning. The criteria for selection include demonstration of teaching, service and scholarly activities designed to advance the quality of online teaching and learning; the use of effective and innovative online teaching practices that result in student engagement, student satisfaction, and effectiveness in achieving desired learning outcomes; and an extraordinary commitment to fostering the academic success of online students through the development of rapport with individual learners in and beyond the virtual classroom. The winner of this award serves as CSU’s nominee for the USG Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award for Online Teaching, and receives a certificate and a stipend sponsored by the Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.

2019-2020 CSU Excellence in Online Teaching Award Winner

Aimee Vael

Dr. Aimee Vael, Professor/FNP Program Coordinator
College of Education and Health Professions

Dr. Vael played a critical role in the development of the Family Nurse Practitioner program and has been teaching online in the program since its inception. During that time, she has worked to develop the program into a thriving, well-organized, and rigorous program.

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