Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for The Handbook of Distance Education. University Continuing Education Association Distance Learning Community of Practice. San Antonio April 15, 2004
Inducted into Hall of Fame of United States Distance Learning Association, Washington DC, November 2002.
Best book Award, for Distance Education: a Systems View by The National Continuing Education Association Independent Study Division, 1996
New Credit Certificate Program Award, for the Certificate in Distance Education Program by The National Continuing Education Association, 1995
Pennsylvania State University Faculty Award for International Achievement Finalist, Penn State, 1995
American Society for Training and Development International Professional Practice Area Research Award Dallas TX, June 4th 1995.
Significant Achievement Award, for The American Journal of Distance Education by The National University Continuing Education Association, 1989
Creative Programming Award for the National Symposium on Research in Distance Education, by The National University Continuing Education Association, 1989
Russell Hosler Award for excellence in dissertation writing, Dept. of Continuing and Vocational Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nov. 1977.