DISTANCE EDUCATION TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD
PROFESSOR USES TECHNOLOGY TO TEACH
Robert Buzzanco, associate professor of history, teaches far beyond
Since 1999, Buzzanco has taught thousands of students through broadcast,
DVD and online. His classes — “Vietnam War” and
“War, Globalization and Terror”— have become so
popular and effective that he received the Distance Education Teaching
“Bob possesses not merely a rare talent, but a very real
Photo by Thomas Shea
for teaching . . . Bob Buzzanco has used that gift to bridge the
gap that often separates student and instructor in these types of
distance education courses,” wrote one nominator.
The award honors outstanding faculty teaching a course via distance
learning technologies. It carries a $5,000 prize and a trophy.