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Hybrid Learning at Columbia

An Office of the Provost Initiative

The Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery grant program from the Office of the Provost provides support for faculty who are developing innovative and technology-rich pedagogy and learning strategies in the classroom. Awardees represent an array of disciplines affecting both graduate and undergraduate students, with a few additional courses that are a part of Columbia’s Core Curriculum. Columbia faculty receive support from CTL staff for the redesign, delivery, and evaluation of their courses.

Learn more about our past awardees and the Provost’s RFP Committee.

Interested in applying for a grant?

Visit the Columbia Online website for information about the Provost’s Online and Hybrid Learning RFPs.

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Interested in hearing from past RFP recipients about their course redesign experience?

Our Faculty Spotlight series highlights Columbia faculty who are transforming their teaching practice with innovative technology and new media.

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Hybrid Learning Award | Spring 2016

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:

Courses in Fall 2016

Peter Allen

Professor of Computer Science

Hands-On Learning: A ‘Flipped’ Laboratory for An Introductory Robotics Course

Course: Computational Aspects of Robotics

CTL Support: Aurora Collado

Jonathan Barasch

Professor of Medicine and Pathology

Simulation for Active Learning in Preclinical Medical Education

Course: Molecular Mechanisms

CTL SupportAshley Kingon

Mary Marshall Clark

Senior Research Scientist, INCITE

Transforming Oral History Through Teaching Visual Literacy

Course: Oral History Method and Theory

CTL SupportAurora Collado

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

CTL SupportAndre Laboy

Yaniv Erlich

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Teaching Computational Genomics Using Hands-On Mobile DNA Sequencers

Course: Ubiquitous Genomics

CTL Support: Andrew Flatgard

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

CTL Support: Ashley Kingon

Kevin Griffin

Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Teaching Forest Ecology On An Urban Campus: Merging Classroom and Field Pedagogies

Course: Forest Ecology

CTL SupportJessica Brodsky

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

CTL Support: Jason Guzman

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

CTL Support: Sarohini Chahal

Lance Weiler

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Film

Digital Storytelling: Building Storyworlds

Course: New Media Producing

CTL Support: Andre Laboy

Courses in 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

CTL Support: Aurora Collado

Thomas Groll

Lecturer in International and Public Affairs

Adaptive e-Learning in Economics

Course: Macroeconomics for International and Public Affairs

CTL Support: Sarohini Chahal

Henry Hess

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Redesigning BMEN E4580: Fundamentals of Nanobioscience and Nanobiotechnology

Course: Fundamentals of Nanobioscience and Nanobiotechnology

CTL Support: Andre Laboy

Patricia Lindemann

Lecturer in Psychology

Applying Concepts and Improving Critical Thinking: A Hybrid Redesign for Experimental Psychology: Human Behavior 

Course: Experimental Psychology: Human Behavior

CTL Support: Paul Stengel

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

CTL Support: Andrew Flatgard

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

CTL Support: Jason Guzman

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

CTL Support: Jessica Brodsky

Susan Witte

Associate Professor of Social Work

Social Support in Health and Mental Health: Strengthening Social Networks for Relationship-Building and Healing

Course: Social Support in Health and Mental Health

CTL Support: Jessica Rowe