Curriculum Innovation Grants
Curriculum Innovation Grants investigate promising innovations in undergraduate and graduate education to potentially enable wider implementation.
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 CI Grantees and their projects.