Faculty, staff receive grants from ACS
ACS Faculty Development Grants were awarded to:
Christy Allen (James B. Duke Library), Scott Salzman (James B. Duke Library), and Susan Dunnavant (Information Technology Services) – Web Accessibility for Libraries
Andrea Tartaro (Department of Computer Science) and Brian Goess (Department of Chemistry) – Improving Student-Created, Zero-cost, Online Course Textbooks by Assessing Improvements in Learning Outcomes
Kyle Longest (Department of Sociology) – Strategic Planning for ACS Teaching and Learning Workshop
Alison Roark (Department of Biology) – Using a Recombinant Yeast Assay to Teach Laboratory Skills in the Undergraduate Classroom
Suresh Muthukrishnan (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) and Mike Winiski (Center for Teaching and Learning) – Cross-Institutional Collaboration to Develop GIS Curricular and Knowledge Mapping for Effective and Efficient Blended Learning Delivery
ACS Faculty Development Grants are funded by the Mellon Foundation and the Woodruff Foundation. The grants support projects that develop method rather than content, have a direct impact on student learning and assessment of that learning, and help increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of a liberal arts education.
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