USU's Distance Education Announces Two Online Teaching Fellows
Thursday, Nov. 01, 2012
Chad Bingham has been named a 2012 Online Teaching Fellow.
Heath Mitton was also honored as an Online Teaching Fellow.
Chad Bingham, lecturer in communicative disorders and deaf education, and Heath Mitton, assistant professor of history, have been named Teaching Fellows for the 2012-13 academic year. Both teachers were honored for demonstrating excellence according to Utah State University’s online quality standards.
Bingham teaches two fully online courses of roughly 250 students each. He is an innovative instructor who regularly incorporates new tools and techniques into his teaching methods.
Bingham is thrilled for the recognition.
“It’s exciting to be involved in distance education and online learning at USU,” said Bingham. “USU is at the forefront of delivering quality courses to our students regardless of where they may be participating.”
Mitton, recently selected by USU as “Researcher of the Year,” focuses his research on 19th century United States history. He teaches online and broadcast courses that are especially rich in multimedia and online discussion.
Mitton, too, is honored for the recognition of his use of best practices as well as his mentorship role to other online instructors.
“This is a terrific program,” said Mitton. “I’m delighted and honored to be a part of it.”
USU Distance Education offers 48 degrees and 282 online courses.
More information about USU’s distance education is online.
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