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CETL Grant Winners 2015-2016

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CETL Grants are designed to support faculty in their classroom, online, and with projects that focus on teaching, learning, and assessment, as well as faculty engagement in innovative teaching and effective assessment of student learning. CETL is proud to announce the winners for the 2015-2016 Mini Grants, Instructional Materials Grant, and Travel Grants.
$500 Mini Grant

  1. George Kish, Engaging Students in Evaluating Nutrients in Natural Habitat Park Ponds
  2. Julia Rawa, THE INTERDISCIPLINARY EXPERIENCE: A Consortium for Integrative Studies to Inspire Academic Excellence & Student Success
  3. Eric Tucker, Does the PHI 1600 Ethics Class Improve Industry Standard Scores using the Stanton Survey?
  4. Kathleen Lane, Unnatural Causes – Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
  5. Ray Menard, Investigation of Biofilm Formation
  6. Anne Ryan, Do You See What I See – Digital Technology in the Early Childhood Classroom

$750 Instructional Material Grant

  1. Bethany Souza, 10 licenses for Capture One Pro 8
  2. David Allen, Online Whiteboard
  3. Anita Naravane, Disarticulated skeleton
  4. Melanie Paden, Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone
  5. Chrissy Risberg, Articulate Storyline 2
  6. Anthony Appleton, Molecular Visions Molecular Model Kit # 1 by Darling Models
  7. Gail Gallagher, Pyscho-Geometrics assessments for adults, laminated Shapes indicator cards
  8. Sharon Gilberg, Portable marine water analysis kit, density water tank set
  9. Brian Bell, Vacuum pump

$1500 Travel Grant

  1. Roger Watts, AACU Global Learning in College Defining, Developing and Assessing Institutional Roadmaps, Oct 7-10, 2015
  2. Melissa McAllister, TESOL 2016 – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Conference, April 5-9, 2016
  3. Vickie Stevens, NAFSA (National Association of International Education) 2016 Annual Conference & Expo “Building Capacity for Global Learning”, May 29-June 3, 2016
  4. Sue Blanchard, Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb 8-13, 2016 – Virginia Tech
  5. Shelbey Rosengarten, Instructional Technology Council E-Learning 2016, Feb 14-17, 2016
  6. Meg Delgato, National Conference in Nashville, Science: Empowering Performance, Mar 30-April 3, 2016
  7. Christian Moriarty, International Center for Academic Integrity Annual Conference, New Mexico, Feb 17-21, 2016
  8. Laurie Tenzer, OLC Innovate (Co-sponsored by MERLOT & OLC), April 19-22, 2016

Even though the CETL Grants for this academic year have concluded, a variety of funding opportunities remain for faculty. There are some wonderful opportunities out there for innovative ideas and expanded professional development. Interested faculty members are encouraged to explore funding possibilities through the SPC Foundation Grants in addition to external grant opportunities with the support of our SPC Grants Department.

Thank you to all that applied and congratulations to our 2015/2016 CETL Grant recipients.

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