Recipients named for 2011 Learning Outcomes Assessment grants

May 4, 2011

The Office of the Provost has awarded seven Learning Outcomes Assessment grants. Grant projects were chosen from 22 applications, and the instructors will design and evaluate new ideas for improving student learning in classrooms and laboratories.
Proposals included ideas such as using online software that generates individualized science problems and questions, and Web-based modules that focus on memory retrieval.

The recipients are:

* Kevin Hannon, associate professor of medical sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine.
* Laurie Iten, associate professor of biology.
* Marc Loudon, the Gustav E. Cwalina Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry.
* Kimberly Plake, associate professor of pharmacy practice.
* Ellen Schellhase, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, and Monica Miller, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice.
* Melanie Shoffner, assistant professor of English and curriculum and instruction.
* Allison Sieving, laboratory and assessment coordinator in biomedical engineering.

Descriptions of the recipients' projects can be found here.