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2017: On September 8, Phil Abrami and representatives from the university’s Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) and its partner organizations  accepted the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize for their work creating and implementing the Learning Toolkit (LTK+) - a suite of interactive, bilingual multimedia tools available free to the education community - in Kenya.

2012: Abrami, P. C., Bernard, R. M., Bures, E., Borokhovski, E. & Tamim, R. -  Information Age Publishing Distance Education Book Award -- Second Place. Interaction in Distance Education and Online Learning: Using Evidence and Theory to Improve Practice. (2012). In Leslie Moller and Jason B. Huett (Eds). The next Generation of Distance Education: Unconstrained Learning, (pp. 49-70).

2012: Bernard, R. M., Abrami, P. C., Borokhovski, E., Wade, A., Tamim, R., Surkes, M. A., & Bethel, E. - Information Age Publishers & Division of Distance Learning, Distance Education Journal Article Award, Advancing Research – First Place: A meta-analysis of three interaction treatments in distance education. (2009). Review of Educational Research, 79(3), 1243-1289. Available at:


2012: Norman Segalowitz - Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize for Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency, Modern Language Association, for his book Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency.

2011: Collins, L., Trofimovich, P., White, J., Cardoso, W., & Horst, M. -  ACTFL-ML J. Paul Pimsleur Award: Winning research article: Some input on the easy/difficult grammar question: An empirical study. Modern Language Journal, 93(3), 336-353. Available at:

2010: Philip C. Abrami - Whitworth Award for Education Research, Canadian Education Association.

2010: Tamim, R., Bernard, R. M., Borokhovski, E., Schmid, R. F., & Abrami, P. C. - Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Outstanding Paper Award: Technology and Student Achievement: What do 40 years of Research and 25 years of Systematic Reviews have to tell us. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (pp. 3142-3152). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Available at:

2009: Philip C. Abrami - Outstanding Contributions to Cooperative Learning Award, Cooperative Learning, Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association


2011: ABRACADABRA software, Award of Merit for Excellence and Innovation in Overall Use of Technology for Learning, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education.


2010: ABRACADABRA software, Outstanding Practice Award, Association for Educational Communications and Technology Design & Development.

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