TLC Accomplishments

The Teaching and Learning Centre's work has contributed to and been recognized by SFU as well as the broader community. Below are select TLC achievements and contributions at SFU and within the fields of educational development and media design.

2012

2012 Webby Awards - Webby Honoree in the Science category for Investigating Forensics website

2012 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival - Award of Excellence in the Innovation in Graphic or Web Design category for Investigating Forensics website

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best in Category, Training/Instructional category for Investigating Forensics website

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver - School/University category for Investigating Forensics website

2012 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival - Award of Excellence in the Innovation in the Video category for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best in Category, Government Agency category for From C to C website

2012 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold, Training/Instructional category for From C to C website

2011

2011 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in Electronic Media Category for Video Work for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration

2011 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Honorable mention for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration

2011 Leo Award – Best short documentary in British Columbia for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration

2011 SFU Staff Achievement Award – Winner in the team category for work on the envision>SFU project, which included an interactive website, graphic design, and videos.

2011 South China Awards, Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival – Best director and Grand Jury Prize for best documentary in the Best of Guangdong section of the festival for From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration

2010

2010 American Design Awards – Gold in the web design (Flash) category for A Journey into Time Immemorial website

2010 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Chris statuette in the promotional/industry category for video work for School of Communications promo

2010 Summit International Awards – Platinum award in the education category for marketing effectiveness for School of Communications promo

2010 University and College Designers Association – Excellence award in the electronic media category for video work for School of Communications promo

2010 W3 Awards – Silver awards in three categories (branded content, not-for-profit; writing for video; and educational/training videos) for video work for School of Communications promo

2010 Webby Awards – Honoree in the education category for A Journey into Time Immemorial website

2009

2009 Advertising & Design Club of Canada – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey into Time Immemorial

2009 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival – Award of excellence in the post-secondary/visual media category for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery

2009 Horizon Interactive Awards – Best of show, gold in the video documentary/short film category for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery

2009 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver in the university/college category for the School for the Contemporary Arts promo

2009 University and College Designers Association – Gold in the electronic media category for video work for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery

2009 World Summit Award (UNESCO/UN) – Winner in the e-culture and heritage category for A Journey into Time Immemorial

2008

2008 Applied Arts Magazine, Interactive Annual – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey into Time Immemorial

2008 BC Innovation Awards in Educational Technology, Educational Technology Users’ Group – Co-recipient in the leadership category for the SCoPE Initiative, LIDC

2008 Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education – Prix d'excellence, honorable mention for School for the Contemporary Arts promo

2008 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival – Award of excellence in the post-secondary/interactive category for the A Journey into Time Immemorial website

2008 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival – Award of excellence in the post-secondary/visual media category for School for the Contemporary Arts promo

2008 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Honorable mention for the documentary The Fraser River Journey: 200 Years of Discovery

2008 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Silver Chris award for best overall interactive online experience for A Journey into Time Immemorial

2008 Digital Education Achievement Award, Center for Digital Education and Center for Digital Government – Winner in the learning and engagement category for the A Journey into Time Immemorial website

2008 Festival International de l’Audiovisuel & du Multimédia sur le Patrimoine – ICOM/UNESCO Grand Prix for best world heritage website for A Journey into Time Immemorial

2008 Horizon Interactive Awards – Gold in the university/college website category for the A Journey into Time Immemorial website

2008 Horizon Interactive Awards – Silver in the university/college website category for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

2008 SFU Team Award – For LIDC media design team

2008 Summit International Awards – Gold for educational institution website for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

2008 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in the electronic media category for an entire website for Alumni Appeal 2007

2008 University and College Designers Association – Gold in the electronic media category for video work for School for the Contemporary Arts promo

2008 University and College Designers Association – Silver in the electronic media category for an entire website for A Journey into Time Immemorial

2007

2007 American Design Awards – Gold for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

2007 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Ben Franklin award for best design in print material

2007 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Honourable mentions in three categories – the humanities, education and information, and children and youth – for general release, secondary school release, and elementary school release documentaries respectively for From the Heart: The Freeman Legacy

2007 Columbus International Film and Video Festival – Silver Chris award for best overall interactive online experience for the From the Heart: The Freeman Legacy website

2007 National Technology Innovation Award – Winner in the college/university category for the Learning Partnership Co-op Project: Learning Community and Modules, Bridging OnLine Modules (ESI project lead: Stephanie Chu)

2007 Web Marketing Association – Standard of excellence for ¡Hola Canada! Latin American Collections from the Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Previous years

2005 American Design Awards – Gold for the A Journey to a New Land website

2005 The Best of Web, Digital Education Achievement Award, Center for Digital Education and Center for Digital Government – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey to a New Land

2005 Canadian Archaeological Association Educational Achievement Award – Winner in the educational website category for A Journey to a New Land

2005 University and College Designers Association – Excellence in the electronic media category for an entire website for A Journey to a New Land

2005 Vancouver International Digital Festival (VIDFEST) Award – Best educational website for A Journey to a New Land

2004–2005 National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators Award – First place in the single newspaper display ad category

2002, 2001, 1998, 1996 Gallery of Superb Printing in British Columbia – Gold, two silver, and merit awards for SFU gallery calendars and various lecture posters

SFU award recognition – SCoPE initiative (ESI project lead: Elizabeth Wallace); Co-op project (ESI project lead: Stephanie Chu)