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MaKena Neal

B.S. in Environmental Studies and Agriscience (CANR, 2011), M.S. in Community Sustainability Studies (CANR, 2013), Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CoEd, 2013). Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (CoEd).

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Emery Petchauer

Associate Professor, Department of English and Department of Teacher Education, Coordinator, English Teacher Education Program The project looks to create a sustainable partnership across two programs that find themselves in the same department but seldom interact: English education and film studies. Should we create a new class? Find ways to integrate our curricula? Collaborate through…

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Dirk Colbry

Director of HPC Studies, Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering(CMSE) Jupyter notebooks allow for a dynamic mixing of formatted text, media, and interactive programming. If used properly, Jupyter notebooks seem to significantly improve communications between students and instructors compared to standard lectures and textbooks. The project, “Making Jupyter accessible and available for campus-wide use,” will investigate and…

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Dan Bergan

Associate Profession of Communication, College of Communication, Arts and Sciences This project is aiming to practice with and implement active learning pedagogies in a lecture/recitation teaching/learning environment focused on quantitative methods in social science research. One of the goals is to rethink the arrangement of skills, concepts, and training applied to research reports (i.e. studies) reported…

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Stephen Thomas

Digital Curriculum Coordinator for College of Natural Science This project focuses on connecting illustrations faculty use from beginning through advanced biology courses.  The goal is to simplify and unify visuals to improve student learning and to provide faculty a simple means to produce, edit, and store visual curriculum. This work is also supported with an…

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Robby Ratan

Associate Professor, Media and Information Although many students and faculty experience video in their daily lives, most people only have basic skills in video production. This research project examines how to design a video-review platform in order to maximize the value of peer feedback on instructors’ course videos and students’ video-essay assignments.  The overarching goal…

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Peter White

Assistant Professor, Lyman Briggs College In an effort to use class time for student-centered experiences that promote higher cognitive learning, such as application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation, this project will produce a series of lecture videos for students. These videos will introduce students to essential concepts, terminology, and basic examples prior to class. During class,…

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