Phillip E. Frandson Award for Literature


The Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in the Field of Professional, Continuing, and Online Higher Education recognizes the author and publisher of an outstanding work of continuing higher education literature. It is given in memory of Phillip E. Frandson, Dean of Extension, University of California, Los Angeles, and association President, 1977-1978. The Frandson Award Committee encourages submissions of books published during 2014 that are important to the theory or practice of professional, continuing, and online higher education in colleges and universities.
 
Criteria:

The Frandson Book Award will be presented to the author(s) of a book or monograph which best satisfies the following criteria:
  • The work is published in 2014.
  • The work is important to the theory or practice of professional, continuing, and online higher education in colleges and universities
  • The work exemplifies originality and a superior quality of prose in the English language.


Eligible content includes:

  • Management and leadership in , and onlineprofessional, continuing higher education,

  • Adult education and innovative instructional strategies,

  • Adults as learners,

  • Distance education and instructional design,

  • Marketing and/or financial management,

  • Examination of the future of professional, continuing, or online higher education,

  • Role of lifelong learning in economic development, globalization and broader public policy issues.
     

Nomination Procedure: 
  • Contact Amy Heitzman, Chief Learning Officer, UPCEA, at 202-400-2683 or aheitzman@upcea.edu

Click here to view past Frandson Award Recipients.