Curriculum Innovation Grants
Curriculum Innovation Grants investigate promising innovations in undergraduate and graduate education to potentially enable wider implementation.
The Request for Proposals for 2016 Curriculum Innovation Grants has not been announced but is anticipated for this spring. Please check back for updates.
In 2015, $500,000 was awarded through the Faculty Innovation Center in Curriculum Innovation Grants of up to $50,000 per grant. We received 44 proposals this year and are pleased to fund these 11 outstanding projects:
|Freshman Cornerstone Project: Creating a freshman project for experiential learning||Amit Bhasin, Stephen Boyles and Jill Marshall||Engineering|
|Creating a Statistics Online Support (SOS) Resource Platform||Sally Amen and Kristin Harvey||Natural Sciences|
|Integrated Simulated Nursing Skills Mastery using Video Peer-to-Peer Team Review||Leigh Goldstein and Scott Hudson||Nursing|
|Implementation of a hypothesis driven research experience into a large upper division biology course||Steven Vokes and Stefanie Leacock||Natural Sciences|
|Creating Online Instructional Materials and Self-Correcting Exercises for Learners of Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTLs)||Thomas Garza, Jeannette Okur, Adi Raz and Blake Atwood||Liberal Arts|
|Pre-Placement assessment exam for PHY 30x Series classes||Harry Swinney and Xiaoqin Elaine Li||Natural Sciences|
|Building UT’s Capacity in Learning Analytics using the Energy 101 Course App||Maura Borrego||Engineering|
|Effective Thinking Through Mathematics, Extended Campus Version||Michael Starbird||Natural Sciences|
|Exploring Food & Urban Change: Theory & Praxis||Kevin Thomas||Communication|
|Transforming Peer Review: Promoting Teaching and Learning through Collaborative Reflection and mentoring||S. Natasha Beretvas, James Hoffman, Diane Schallert, Mary Steinhardt and Jo Worthy||Education|
|Clinical Advancement in Simulated Environments (CASE)||Courtney Byrd||Communication|
Learn More about the 2014 CI Grantees and their projects.