Ellen Wagner was a pioneer of interactive distance education back in the 1980s. When she taught at the University of Northern Colorado, in fact, one of her papers was cited by a U.S. congressional report as the definition of distance education. After making her mark in academia, she explored innovative educational strategies in a range of nonprofit and for-profit settings.
For a career’s worth of achievements in the field, Wagner will receive the 2018 Mildred B. and Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education. She’ll accept her award at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, Aug. 7-9.
“No matter where I have worked, my driving interest has been in making the world a better place for distance teaching and learning,” says Wagner,Read more