And the Winner is…

Posted by Mike Culligan, LINGOs Director of Content and Impact

LINGOs congratulates this year’s Global Giveback Competition winner, Amanda Warner.  She developed “Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in People Living with HIV” for LINGOs member agency FHI 360. This course was selected by the judges’ panel for its innovative use of scenario-based interactions – tracking learner responses and providing on-going feedback to measure the effectiveness of learner interactions, in addition to the high potential impact of the course. IPT has been shown to have tremendous impact in preventing TB, a leading cause of mortality among people living with HIV.

Screenshot from “Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in People Living with HIV”

For the first time, this year’s Global Giveback finalist courses were developed by teams on three continents, with volunteers in the United States, Canada, England, and South Africa working with Population Services International, Save the Children, FHI 360, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and more.  The complete list of  finalist courses, volunteers and agencies is found below, and are available for viewing at http://lingosglobalgiveback.org,

Volunteer Finalist Course Title Agency
Skill-Pill Travel Safety and Security Tips Save the Children
Amanda Warner IPT for the Prevention of TB in People Living with HIV FHI 360
Claude Abbott and Bonnie Solivan Becoming One Save the Children
Anjanay Panetti LINGOs New Member Onboarding LINGOs
Yewande Daniel-Ayoade Performance Management IAVI
Bram Piot and Lucia Salters From Maps to Decision Making:  Mapping the PSI Way Population Services International (PSI)
Ian Minderman Welcome to PSI Population Services International (PSI)

In presenting the Global Giveback Award The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida, LINGOs’ Executive Director Eric Berg thanked the competition co-sponsors, The eLearning Guild and Open Sesame, and all of the instructional designers and developers who volunteered their talents to the program. “Together these volunteers have developed over 90 courses in the past 3 years, resulting in invaluable improvements in the impact of their programs in humanitarian relief, development, conservation, and social justice.”

The Global Giveback Competition entries were reviewed by a panel of six judges who selected the overall winner.  This year the judge panel included:

Martin Baker, CharityLearningConsortium;
Anouk Janssens-Bevernage, DynaMind, Ltd.;
Neil Lasher, TheLearningCoach;
Kelly Meeker, OpenSesame;
Jean Marrapodi, ApplestarProductions; and
Clark Quinn, InternetTimeAlliance.

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