Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa wins "Hero" Award from C2T2

May 2, 1999 - 5:00pm

Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa, Malaspina University-College's manager of the Educational Technology Centre (ETC), has won the Hero of Support and Service Award. The award is presented by the Centre for Curriculum, Transfer & Technology (C2T2) under their BC Innovation Awards in Educational Technology.

The First Annual Innovation Awards in Educational Technology honour and recognize BC public post-secondary individuals who test, implement and use educational technologies to enhance teaching, learning and/or provide greater service and support to students, faculty, staff or administrators.

C2T2’s nomination request stated that the nominees for the Hero of Support and Service Award should have clearly demonstrated achievement in most, but not necessarily all, of the following:

    1. The support and service goes ‘above and beyond the call of duty’ and user satisfaction has been expressed (via testimonials etc.).

    2. The support provided expands on services previously available to the users.

    3. Existing and proven technology is employed in an exemplary fashion.

    4. The support/service provided encourages success in the teaching/learning setting.

    Former Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Ken Lyall, said, "Liz's intelligence, her enthusiasm for educational technology, and her love of people allows her to work effectively with a broad spectrum of individuals."

    Under Hammond-Kaarremaa's guidance, two CD-ROM projects came to completion this spring. BC Wildlife and Marine Parasitic Crustacea have been produced by teams led by Drs. Chuck Chestnut and Tim Goater. Chestnut and Goater both agree that without Liz’s guidance, neither of these projects would be the success they have been.

    Liz said, "I’m a little embarrassed by all this, but it does feel nice to be recognized for the good works we’ve been able to accomplish since ETC was formed. I’m really proud of our ETC team who all contributed, and to Malaspina's faculty who have the vision to know where they want to go but just need the support of ETC to get there."

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