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Spring 2016 Hybrid Learning Awardees

In Spring 2016, eighteen Columbia faculty were awarded grants to support the redesign, delivery, and evaluation of their courses during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Below are the faculty awardees organized chronologically by what semester their projects will be actualized:

Fall 2016

Peter Allen

Professor of Computer Science

Hands-On Learning: A ‘Flipped’ Laboratory for An Introductory Robotics Course
Course | Computational Aspects of Robotics
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Allen redesigned his course to introduce activities based on an assembled robot mobile platform called GoPiGO that helps students learn key technical concepts of robotic navigation, vision, sensing, and manipulation.

Jonathan Barasch

Professor of Medicine and Pathology

Simulation for Active Learning in Preclinical Medical Education
Course | Molecular Mechanisms
Audience | Graduate Students
Barasch redesigned his course to introduce videos and extensive problem sets, discussion tools for facilitating Q&A, and novel computer-based simulations of biochemical pathways.

Mary Marshall Clark

Senior Research Scientist, INCITE

Transforming Oral History Through Teaching Visual Literacy.
​Course | Oral History Method and Theory
Audience | Graduate Students​
Clark redesigned her course to include new media learning modules for video capture, analysis, and interpretation, and a public-facing website for showcasing student work.

Elisabeth Counselman Carpenter

Lecturer in Social Work

Proposed Hybrid Experiential Model of Advanced Social Work Practice with Children and Families.
​Course | Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families
Audience | Graduate Students​​

Yaniv Erlich

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Teaching Computational Genomics Using Hands-On Mobile DNA Sequencers.
​Course | Ubiquitous Genomics
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students​​

Deepthiman Gowda

Associate Professor of Medicine

Making Physical Exam Education Stick with Applied Clinical Thinking Modules (ACTs): Clinical Skills Training Using Case-Based eLearning
​Course | Foundations of Clinical Medicine Tutorials
Audience | Graduate Students​​

Kevin Griffin

Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Teaching Forest Ecology On An Urban Campus: Merging Classroom and Field Pedagogies
​Course | Forest Ecology
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students​​

Ioannis Kougioumtzoglou

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

A Flipped Classroom Approach to Mechanics and Uncertainty and Risk in Civil Infrastructure Systems by Utilizing a Web-Based Interactive Tool
Course | Mechanics/Uncertainty and Risk in Civil Infrastructure Systems
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Kyle Mandli

Assistant Professor of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

Incorporating Active Learning and Group Coding Projects for Computational Courses in Applied Mathematics
Course | Introduction to Numerical Methods
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Lance Weiler

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Film

Digital Storytelling: Building Storyworlds
Course | New Media Producing
Audience | Graduate Students

Spring 2017

Federica Franze

Lecturer in Italian

Collaborating Overseas. Columbia Students and Italian Pre-Service Teachers: A New Framework for Online Teaching and Learning
​Course | Advanced Conversation II
Audience | Undergraduate Students​​

Thomas Groll

Lecturer in International and Public Affairs

Adaptive e-Learning in Economics
​Course | Macroeconomics for International and Public Affairs
Audience | Graduate Students​​

Henry Hess

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Redesigning BMEN E4580: Fundamentals of Nanobioscience and Nanobiotechnology
​Course | Fundamentals of Nanobioscience and Nanobiotechnology
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students​​

Patricia Lindemann

Lecturer in Psychology

Applying Concepts and Improving Critical Thinking: A Hybrid Redesign for Experimental Psychology: Human Behavior
​Course | Experimental Psychology: Human Behavior
Audience | Undergraduate Students​​

Reyes Llopis-Garcia

Lecturer in Spanish

A Flipped Approach to the Grammatical Curriculum of the Spanish Language Program: The Case of the Intermediate II Level
​Course | Intermediate Spanish
Audience | Undergraduate Students​​

Caroline Marvin

Director of Instruction and Lecturer in the Discipline of Psychology

Enhancing Core Knowledge and Promoting Scientific Thinking Skills: A Hybrid Redesign of Mind, Brain, and Behavior
​Course | Mind, Brain, and Behavior
Audience | Undergraduate Students​​

Pamela Smith

Seth Low Professor of History

Graduate Digital Humanities Course: “What is a Book in the 21st Century?”
Course | What is a Book in the 21st Century? Working with Historical Texts in a Digital Environment
Audience | Graduate Students

Susan Witte

Associate Professor of Social Work

GSocial Support in Health and Mental Health: Strengthening Social Networks for Relationship-Building and Healing
Course | Social Support in Health and Mental Health
Audience | Graduate Students