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Martha Stuffler

Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA
Higher Education, Social Studies
2003, Winter

To increase the effectiveness of the economics department at Irvine Valley College, Ms. Stuffler is taking distance-learning assessment theory courses online through Loyola Marymount University. In these courses, Ms. Stuffler examines online and traditional classroom ... more »

Nicole Yvette Strange

Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
Higher Education, English
2006, Summer

Dr. Strange participates in a Round Table Discussion at Harris Manchester College- University of Oxford to learn about K–12 literacy within the policy context of

No Child Left Behind

. Among the roundtable discussion topics are

Reading First

, assessment and ... more »

Roberta Sullivan

The State University of New York–University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2006, Winter

Recognizing that the majority of University at Buffalo faculty choose the lecture method of instruction, Ms. Sullivan attends the University of Prince Edward Island Faculty Development Summer Institute, Active Learning and Teaching in University and College to ... more »

Michael Rozalski

State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Create and implement a replicable, professional development program for pre-service special education teacher candidates at SUNY Geneseo.

Nancy Getchell

University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Higher Education, Physical Education
2007, Fall

Work directly with the Autism Program in Newark, DE to develop an effective curriculum in which to assess and teach physical fitness and motor skill development as it relates to children with Autism for the purpose of improving instruction to undergraduate students ... more »

Marianne Berger Woods

University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Implement a study aboard program to improve culture diversity and awareness among low-income participants.

Felicia Saffold

University of Wisconsin — Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Winter

Dr. Saffold and Dr. Mueller lead a group of faculty from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in an examination of how race, socio-economic status, gender, and sexuality affect their teacher preparation courses. By putting these issues on the table, Dr. ... more »

Nancy L. Deutsch

University of Virginia,Curry School of Education, Charlottesville, VA
Higher Education, History
2007, Winter

Assistant professors at University of Virginia, including a clinical psychologist, qualitative methodologist, and historian, form a study group to improve instruction in graduate-level courses in education by adding multidisciplinary elements to their coursework. ... more »

Mark Noe

The University of Texas — Pan American, Edinburg, TX
Higher Education, English
2007, Winter

A faculty study group at The University of Texas Pan American conducts a literature review of research in Latino rhetoric, discourse, and composition to ascertain if there are recognizable attributes identified as Latino rhetorical practices and to formulate ... more »

Brenda Hall

North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Winter

To gather information on existing models, develop evaluation tools, and modify the counseling curriculum, Dr. Hall, Ms. DeRemer, and their colleagues study effective ninth grade academy models focusing on the learning and personal development of ninth grade ... more »

George Hurlburt

Corning Community College, Corning, NY
Higher Education, Mathematics
2007, Winter

Mr. Hurlburt attends the Texas Instruments (TI) Teacher Leader Cadre session to learn to use the TI-Navigator System. Using this system to monitor student use of graphing calculators, he hopes to improve student skills in integrating technology into the mathematics ... more »

Lillian H. Hill

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MI
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Winter

Dr. Hill and Dr. Shelley are studying what should be included in a professional seminar series for graduate students preparing to become school leaders and higher education faculty. They use their research to develop and assess the effectiveness of three ... more »

Elizabeth Winfrey Freeburg

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Winter

Working with local high school teachers, Dr. Freeburg and Ms. Arnett-Campbell engage in research to identify resources and develop units of instruction that integrate core academics within the Family and Consumer Science (FCS) curriculum and strengthen the FCS ... more »

James M. Henry

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
Higher Education, English
2007, Winter

Dr. Henry and Dr. Bacchilega are transforming a tutoring effort into a mentoring program to help students with low English placement test scores to improve their writing. Upper class and graduate mentors will help their protégés understand how writing for ... more »

Jessica Thompson

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Higher Education, Science
2008, Fall

Dr. Thompson and Ms. Baeder will conduct a one year pilot professional development project to build capacity for secondary science education in the Puget Sound region. The grantees will facilitate a network of teachers interested in increasing student science ... more »

Andrew Smith

Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA
Higher Education, English
2008, Fall

Dr. Smith, the faculty advisor of the student-run newspaper, The Forum, will attend the Associated Collegiate Press Association's National Collegiate Newspaper Convention. Upon returning to campus, Dr. Smith will share the newly acquired information, skills, and ... more »

Ellen Shelton-Richey

University of Mississippi, Oxford, MI
Higher Education, English
2008, Fall

The University of Mississippi Writing Project proposes offering a preservice teacher mentoring program with a focus on writing instruction. The workshops will provide an opportunity for preservice teachers to learn current best writing practices in a series of ... more »

Deborah Rode

Greencastle Community School Corporation, Greencastle, IN
Higher Education, English
2008, Fall

Ms. Rode and Ms. Meyer will implement a collaborative collegial workshop for faculty. The workshop will focus on best practices for adolescent writers and the techniques that actively engage reluctant learners.

Berta Parrish

Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Higher Education, Social Studies
2008, Fall

Dr. Parrish and her partner will implement a Faculty Mentorship Program for full time faculty with less than seven years teaching experience. The program will ensure faculty has access to accumulated instructional knowledge and expertise of colleagues to improve ... more »

Jessica M. Heaton

Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus, Issaquah, WA
Higher Education, Social Studies
2008, Summer

Ms. Heaton will participate in a peace delegation to Israel and Palestine, focusing on seeing, listening to, and recording the experiences and perspectives of a wide range of Palestinian and Israeli voices. Information gathered will be shared with a 15 member ... more »

Carol Carmichael

The Downtown Elementary School, Winston-Salem, NC
Higher Education, English
2008, Summer

Ms. Carmichael will attend the Institute on the Teaching of Writing at Columbia University, where she will participate in discussion groups with peers and attend seminars with recognized literacy leaders. Upon completion of the institute, she will mentor her ... more »

Katherine T. Melillo

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Carrboro, NC
Higher Education, Social Studies
2008, Summer

At the Project Zero Classroom 2008 at Harvard University, Ms. Melillo will examine how children’s multiple intelligence strengths play into how they learn in the classroom and how these qualities can be used to help children think more creatively. Knowledge will ... more »

Laura Kerr

San Juan College Community College, Farmington, NM
Higher Education, Social Studies
2008, Summer

Ms. Kerr and Ms. Leach will oversee a Teacher Learning Community for new full-time faculty. Participants will learn effective teaching techniques and apply those concepts to their own classroom instruction.

Joanne Bookmyer

University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Higher Education, Mathematics
2008, Summer

The grant will support a team of five teacher researcher participants, all teaching full-time in Northern California urban public high schools. Under the guidance of Ms. Bookmyer and Dr. Hamilton, participants will choose a literacy or language related teaching and ... more »

Agatha O'Brien-Gayes

Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2008, Summer

Dr. O’Brien-Gayes seeks to expand a pilot program for building and deploying remotely operated vehicles in the First Year Experience program. The desired outcomes of the project are to accelerate the exploration of the interdisciplinary nature of science, ... more »

Carla A Calarge

The University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg, TX
Higher Education, Social Studies
2008, Winter

In support of building community relations and creating curriculum materials reflective of cultural identity, the Department of Modern Languages and Literature will offer a series of faculty workshops that facilitate the acquisition and integration of content based ... more »

Nancy Eleni Pappamihiel

University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
Higher Education, English
2008, Winter

The partners will implement a professional development workshop that focuses on preparing teachers to work with English language learners on cross-cultural communication and ESOL methodology.

Fernando Rodriguez-Valls

San Diego State University–Imperial Valley, Calexico, CA
Higher Education, Literature
2008, Winter

The partners will implement the “Literacy Circle Program” for teachers and parents in support of improving learning acquisition for skills associated with reading comprehension. The project includes opportunities for parents and their children to discuss ... more »

Tony Desjardins

Texas State Technical College - Harlingen, Harlingen, TX
Higher Education, Literature
2008, Winter

The partners will develop and implement the integration of a “Reading Laboratory” for teaching assistants to collaboratively plan, develop, and deliver instruction.

Kathleen Lesniak

SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
Higher Education, Science
2009, Fall

To enhance the learning of science teacher candidates in an accelerated graduate program, Dr. Lesniak and Ms. Albano will conduct a study group of secondary teachers who mentor pre-service teachers during student teaching.Beginning with mentor teachers' experiences, ... more »

Estela Landeros

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2009, Fall

Students with cognitive disabilities will be taught how to use public transportation so they may be autonomous in their travel.  This project will develop travel training designed in a mobile device that provides different levels of support to deliver ... more »

Teresa Noto

Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY
Higher Education, Science
2009, Summer

Realizing the importance of alternative energy as it pertains to her students’ preparedness for post-collegiate work, Ms. Noto will attend the Society of Automotive Engineers Fundamentals of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Seminar. After completing the seminar, Ms. ... more »

Penny Kotterman

Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2009, Summer

Ms. Kotterman will combine two efforts: the “Innovative Spaces Project,” which re-engineers recycled shipping containers as learning spaces for students and teachers, and the “Arizona Teacher Leaders Network,” which provides opportunities for ... more »

Joetta Sieglock

Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2009, Winter

Ms. Sieglock will increase her knowledge of best practices and state-of-the-art adaptive technology through workshops and vendor presentations at the 2009 Technology & Disabilities Conference.  She will use the workshop and vendor information to provide ... more »

Nadine Kalin

University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Higher Education, Literature
2009, Winter

A study group will conduct a review of literature, survey of students, and analysis of best practices within other doctoral programs in order to develop and implement a pilot orientation course to meet the needs of doctoral students as they prepare to become higher ... more »

Joann Lisberger

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2009, Winter

Dr. Lisberger will form a study group that will allow 12 women’s studies faculty to develop the skills, learn the best practices, discuss the pedagogical ramifications, and share with other faculty the knowledge and experiential wisdom they gain from teaching ... more »

Steven Selva

University of Maine at Fort Kent, Fort Kent, ME
Higher Education, Science
2010, Summer

Dr. Selva will travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to study the declining population of calicioid lichens and fungi.The data gathered will be incorporated into a manuscript that he will submit to the journal of the American Bryological and Lichenological ... more »

Mary Sullivan

Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2010, Summer

To help at-risk students better prepare for college, a learning community of high school math teachers will gain expertise in online learning and teaching technologies.  Under the guidance of Professor Sullivan, the group will learn how to develop and implement ... more »

Eric Laughlin

Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA
Higher Education, Social Studies
2010, Summer

Dr. Laughlin will attend a Gordon Institute for Music Learning workshop.  Lessons at the workshop will focus on training teachers to recognize the importance of early childhood music and learn how young children might best be taught music through ... more »

Caroline Guardino

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2010, Winter

Dr. Guardino will develop both an online course and a web resource with information on deaf education for pre- and in-service teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents.  The goal of this project is to make both resources fully accessible to people who have a hearing ... more »