1997 InTRO Awards
Recognizing Outstanding Contributions to
Instructional Technology on the World Wide Web 
from February 1996 - January 1997


Selection Process:

The InTRO Awards were selected by a vote of the Editors of Instructional Technology Research Online. The candidates were selected primarily from sites that appeared in the Links Section of InTRO as of January 10, 1997. The InTRO Awards are solely the responsibility of the InTRO Editors and are not endorsed by, and do not represent the opinions of, any university, association, or organization. 


Selection Criteria:

The InTRO Awards were selected based on the following five criteria:

  1. Contribution of the site to the field of Instructional Technology

  2. Professional aesthetic quality and general appearance of the site

  3. Amount of information available at the site

  4. Extent to which the site makes effective use of the Web's capabilities

  5. Overall quality of the site compared to other sites in its category



1997 InTRO Award Winners



Best Instructional Technology Web Site 1996-1997

For the most outstanding contribution to the field of Instructional Technology on the World Wide Web during the year February 1996 - January 1997

THE WINNER:

Explorations in Learning & Instruction: 
The Theory into Practice Database
Maintained by: Greg Kearsley

TOP 10 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY WEB SITES

(Appearing in Alphabetical Order)



Best Instructional Technology Home Page
Professional Association Category

For highest achievement in a Home Page by a Professional Organization in the field of Instructional Technology during the year February 1996 - January 1997

THE WINNER:

ASTD 
American Society for Training and Development
Copyright © 1996 American Society for Training and Development

THE RUNNER-UP:

AECT
Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Copyright © 1996 Association for Educational Communications and Technology



Best Instructional Technology Home Page
Academic Department Category

For highest achievement in a Home Page by an Academic Department in the field of Instructional Technology during the year February 1996 - January 1997

THE WINNER:

Brigham Young University 
Department of Instructional Science
Maintained by Todd Jones.

THE RUNNERS-UP:

Indiana University
Instructional Systems Technology
Designed by: Marty Bray, Chin-chi Chao, Dr. Theodore Frick, Benjamin Miller, Laurie Nelson, and Angela Wise

Harvard University
Technology in Education
Contact: Andrea Oseas at andrea_oseas@harvard.edu



Best Instructional Technology Home Page
Academic Service Unit Category

For highest achievement in a Home Page by an Academic Service Unit in the field of Instructional Technology during the year February 1996 - January 1997

THE WINNER:

Yale University 
Center for Advanced Instructional Media
Copyright 1996, Yale University c/aim

 THE RUNNER-UP:

University of California
Instructional Technology Program
Contact webmaster@itp.berkeley.edu



Best Instructional Technology
Links or Hot List Page

For most significant contribution in providing links to Instructional Technology resources on the World Wide Web during the year February 1996 - January 1997

THE WINNER:

University of Colorado at Denver (UCD) 
Instructional Technology Connections
Web Master: Martin Ryder

THE RUNNER-UP:

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Graduate Programs in Instructional Technology
Maintained by: Dr. Gerald R. Viers



Best Instructional Technology Home Page
Informational or Miscellaneous Category

For significant achievement in providing valuable information to the field of Instructional Technology on the World Wide Web during the year February 1996 - January 1997

THE WINNER:

Explorations in Learning & Instruction: 
The Theory into Practice Database
Maintained by: Greg Kearsley

THE RUNNERS-UP:

ID2 Research Group
Second Generation Instructional Design
Copyright © 1995, ID2 Research Group

TRAIN
Training Research for Automated Instruction
Dr. Wes Regian, Principal Investigator