Instructional Innovation Program grant recipients named

November 13, 2015  

The Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology have announced the recipients of grants being awarded through the new Instructional Innovation Program.

The new campus-wide grant program is investing in instruction, instructional equipment, and technology that promote innovations including creative pedagogies, active learning and other new and emerging approaches to teaching.

The 2015-16 grant recipients and their projects are:

* "Purdue Digital Education Catalogue" -- John Fassnacht, director of online and hybrid learning in Krannert School of Management.

* "Animated Whiteboard Mini-Lectures for Flipped Classrooms" -- Richard Makadok, professor of management and the Brock Family Chair in Strategic Management, and Tim Newby, professor of curriculum and instruction.

* "Development of Performance-based Assessment in Foreign Language Teaching" -- Atsushi Fukada, professor of languages and cultures; Wei Hong, professor of languages and cultures; Jessica Sturm, associate professor of languages and cultures; John Sundquist, associate professor of languages and cultures; and Colleen Neary-Sundquist, assistant professor of languages and cultures.

* "The Learning to Teach Online Series: Online Pedagogy and Strategies" -- Jennifer Richardson, associate professor curriculum and instruction.

* "Improving Undergraduate Chemistry Students' Hands-on Laboratory Skills through Digital Badging" -- Marcy Towns, professor of chemistry, and Cynthia Harwood, continuing lecturer in the Department of Chemistry.

* "Automated Analysis of Online Discussions" -- Ming Ming Chiu, the Charles R. Hicks Professor of Educational Psychology and Research Methodology, and Dan Goldwasser, assistant professor of computer science. 

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