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Spring 2017 Hybrid Learning Awardees

In Spring 2017, eighteen Columbia faculty were awarded grants to support the redesign, delivery, and evaluation of their courses during the 2017-2018 academic year. This brings the total awards since the fall of 2014 to 70.

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

Fall 2017

Sharon R. Akabas

Associate Professor of Nutrition

Redesigning an interdisciplinary foods course from a systems thinking perspective
Course | Food Ecology and Globalization
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Eleanor Sterling

Adjunct Senior Research Scientist

Redesigning an interdisciplinary foods course from a systems thinking perspective
Course | Food Ecology and Globalization
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

William E. Bailey

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Interactive web-facing simulations in the physical properties of materials (two-semester sequence, MSAE4206 and MSAE4215)
​Course | Electronic and magnetic properties of solids; mechanical properties of materials
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Jose Antonio Castellanos-Pazos

Lecturer of Portuguese and Spanish

Maximizing Class Time Learning by Flipping a Classroom: an Elementary Comprehensive Portuguese I/II for Spanish Speakers Course
​Course | Elementary Comprehensive Portuguese I/II for Spanish Speakers
Audience | Undergraduate Students

William B. Eimicke

Professor in the Practice of International and Public Affairs

EMPA Program Technology Supported Curriculum Redesign
​Course | Public Management Innovation
Audience | Graduate Students​​

Kevin Griffin

Professor and Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology

Engaging students and improving learning outcomes in a blended classroom: A redesign of EESC 4550 Plant Physiological Ecology
​Course | Plant Physiological Ecology
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Lenin Grajo

Assistant Professor at CUMC

Developing Client-Centered and Function-based Outcome Measures through a Hybrid Doctoral Course on Measurement and Instrumentation
​Course | Theories of Measurement and Instrument Development
Audience | Graduate Students​​

Silvia Martins

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Principles of Epidemiology: an upgraded flipped classroom proposal
Course | Principles of Epidemiology
Audience | Graduate Students

Caroline Braun Marvin

Director of Instruction and Lecturer in the Discipline of Psychology

Engagement through Exploration and Experimentation: Building “21st-Century Skills” in an Introductory Neuroscience Course
​Course | Mind, Brain, & Behavior
Audience | Undergraduate Students​​

Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi

Lecturer in Discipline

Adding a Chatbot to answer FAQs in Massive Open Online Courses
Course | Artificial Intelligence MicroMasters
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Soda Mariame Iyane Sy

Lecturer in Discipline

A Technology-based Supplemental Redesign for Elementary Wolof
Course | Elementary Wolof
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Spring 2018

Angelina Craig-Florez

Senior Lecturer in Discipline

Beyond the Textbook: A Hybrid Redesign for Spanish Intermediate II
​Course | Spanish Intermediate 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​​

Thai Jones

Herbert H. Lehman Curator for American History

Hybrid Learning and Redesign Course Proposal for the Sixties in the Archives
​Course | The Sixties in the Archive
Audience | Undergraduate and Graduate Students​​

Shantanu Lal

Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Virtual Reality For Dental Anxiety Management: A Paradigm Shift In Healthcare Education
​Course | Pediatric Dentistry
Audience | Graduate Students

Letty Moss-Salentijn

Zegarelli Professor of Dental Medicine

Local anesthesia: VR/AR learning tool development
​Course | Local anesthesia
Audience | Graduate Students

Jose P Ruiz Campillo

Senior Lecturer

Building gamification and interactivity to drive out of class work in Spanish Language courses
Course | Elementary Spanish II
Audience | Undergraduate Students

Bette Weneck

Associate Director and Lecturer, Center on History and Education

Mapping the History of Education in New York City
Course | History of Education in New York City
Audience | Graduate Students

Summer 2018

Kathleen Mullen

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Team Based Learning of the Nursing Process
Course | The Science of Nursing Practice
Audience | Graduate Students

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