With mini-grant funding from the Office of Undergraduate Studies and educational technology, faculty members set about transforming a course. These are highlighted in the Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation’s (CERTI) Fall 2017 newsletter.
The faculty and their projects, featured in five videos are:
- “Evaluating the Impact of Interactive Technology in the Classroom on Students’ Perception of Learning” by Dr. Beth Cudney, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering
- “Visualizing Research and Writing: Improving Student Self-confidence Through Focus Groups and Library Interaction” by Dr. Jossalyn Larson, assistant teaching professor of English and technical communication
- “Evaluation of Section Properties App for Mechanics of Materials” by Dr. Nick Libre, assistant teaching professor of civil engineering
- “Do Flipped Lectures Increase Student Engagement with Course Material?” by Dr. Katie Shannon, associate teaching professor, biological sciences
- “Introducing and Evaluating Innovative Teaching Techniques in Economics Principles Class” by economics faculty Dr. Ana Maria Ichim, assistant professor; Dr. Radu Puslenghea, assistant teaching professor; and Sarah Steelman, assistant teaching professor, all of the economics department