2019 Open Education Award for Excellence for Carlos Delgado Kloos, eMadrid coordinator


Imagen: Carlos Delgado Kloos, during the last eMadrid Workshop

{ Madrid, September 15, 2019 } The Practitioner Award was given to Carlos Delgado Kloos, professor and vice president for Strategy and Digital Education at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). The Open Education Awards for Excellence provide annual recognition to outstanding contributions in the Open Education (OE) community, recognizing exemplary leaders, open educational resources and Open Projects & Initiatives. In this edition, 2019, have also been honoured Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams, with the Leadership Award, and Dirk Ulijn and Bart Meeuwissen, with the Student Award

The Practitioner Award is presented to an individual who has shown exceptional dedication to high quality teaching and learning and a commitment to the ideals of Open Education, access, equity and opportunity. Professor Delgado Kloos has been an outstanding educator for over 35 years. His most recent contribution to open education includes two MOOC trilogies on Introduction to Java Programming published on edX that have reached near 500,000 registered learners. He has participated in 4 other MOOCs on edX and MiríadaX, in a course for OpenCourseWare, and more. He holds a UNESCO Chair and has coordinated several projects worldwide around open education

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