Technology for Innovative Learning & Teaching Pilot Project Grants 2016


The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable (TLTR) congratulates the winners of Technology for Innovative Learning & Teaching Pilot Project Grants for 2016. These grants fund faculty who wish to pursue innovative and technologically-sophisticated teaching. All proposals are evaluated by the TLTR Grants Selection sub-committee, comprised of at least 3 faculty members, 1 instructional technology staff member, and the TLTR co-chairs.

This year’s projects include a focus on technology support for student research, flipping the classroom, and adaptive learning.  Abstracts of the projects are available on the 2016 Pilot Projects Webpage.   The winners for 2016 are:

Purchase Ecological Field Research Technologies for Use in MSEM
Field Course in Costa Rica and Applied Research in Austin
Peter Beck, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, and Michael Wasserman, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences


ALEKS Mathematics Placement for Incoming SEU Students
Carol Gee, Associate Professor of Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences

Race for the CURE – A collaborative approach to a course-based research experience for undergraduates in hormones and behavior
Dr. Katherine Goldey, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences Dr. Raelynn Deaton Haynes, Assistant Professor of Biology, School of Natural Sciences


Recording Videos for Flipping Intermediate Accounting I
Katherine Lopez, Assistant Professor of Accounting, The Munday School of Business

COMM 2399: Special Topics in Communication: Listening and Wicked Problems in Austin, Texas: Learn, Listen & Positively Communicate
Teri L. Varner, Associate Professor of Communication, School of Humanities