Posted on April 26, 2017July 5, 2017 by Jonathan Pizzo2017 Dziuban Award Recipient – Kenneth L. Hanson, Ph.D. Kenneth L. Hanson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Judaic Studies, College of Arts and Humanities was awarded the Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching by the Center for Distributed Learning (CDL). The award presentation occurred during the Showcase event that concluded the spring section of CDL’s faculty development program for online and blended teaching, IDL6543. Dr. Hanson received the 2017 Dziuban Award for demonstrating excellent online teaching in his course, JST3401 Jewish People in Antiquity. Recognition The winner received an iPad tablet along with a stipend to attend the Online Learning Accelerate Conference in Orlando. Honorable Mention(s) Dan Martin, M.A., Department of Writing and Rhetoric, College of Arts and Humanities From left to right: Lyman Brodie, Associate Dean (CAH), Kenneth L. Hanson (winner), Rick Brunson (Committee Chair), and Chuck Dziuban. Recording About the Award Named after UCF’s Chuck Dziuban, the award recognizes one outstanding UCF faculty member who has taught at least one blended or fully online course within the previous academic year. Dziuban is an internationally acclaimed leader in online learning and, among many other recognitions, was named UCF’s first Pegasus Professor and is currently a Professor Emeritus. View past Dziuban Award Recipients.