GO AWARD 2011- Call for Nominations

The DAAD funded  project GermanStudies.ca and the Canadian Association for University Teachers of German (CAUTG)  invite nominations for the new round of the "German Online (GO)" award for the best online course materials in the field of German and Germany-related Studies at Canadian Colleges and Universities.

This award acknowledges the enormous effort scholars and teachers invest in developing online materials and it is also an expression of appreciation for sharing the results. The award carries a prize of $ 1,000. The award winner will be honoured at the annual meeting of the CAUTG and have the opportunity to present the project at the conference.

The award seeks to stimulate efforst for creating course pages that show innovative and engaging ways of presenting course-related materials (e.g. modules, student projects), teaching platforms like WebCT, or other internet-based teaching materials for university or college courses.

For nominations please submit a brief statement (no longer than one page) explaining why the site(s) should be considered for this award.

Members of any department can submit online materials for consideration, as long as the content of the materials is related to German studies. Self-nominations are accepted as well as nominations for other colleagues' site(s). In either case, access to all relevant pages is required. If this poses a problem, please let us know. All sensitive material will be treated confidentially.

Nomination Deadline: 17th November, 2011.

Please send your nominations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .