Curriculum Innovation Award Recipients

The 2020-2021 Curriculum Innovation Award Recipients

Curriculum Innovation Grants provide funding of up to $4,000 to improve student learning through high-impact (active learning) practices or inclusive teaching that emphasizes diversity and multicultural perspectives. Curriculum Innovation awards are made through a competitive application process.



Damon Bassett

Geography Geology and Planning
Technological Solutions for Improved Inclusion and Online Experiences for Field Trips and Field Based Courses in Geoscience

Melissa Penkalski, Shelley Carter, and Ronda Entlicher-Stewart
School of Nursing
Enhancing Students’ Classroom Experience with Innovative Technology

Kyler Sherman-Wilkins
Sociology and Anthropology
Incorporating Anti-racism into Undergraduate Methods and Statistics Courses in the Social Sciences

Lori Rogers and Judy Tarbox
Department of English
E-portfolios and Diversity Statements to Advance DiversePerspectives and Encourage High Impact Practices in the Writing Classroom



Vanessa Rodriguez de la Vega

Modern and Classical Languages
Fostering Social Justice Practices in Spanish Upper-level Courses

The 2019-2020 Curriculum Innovation Award Recipients

Tamara Arthaud
Tamara Arthaud

Counseling, Leadership and Special Education
Teaching Diagnostic Assessment Procedures via ZOOM Online Format to a Diverse Student Population

Christian McCall and Tona Hetzler
Christian McCall and Tona Hetzler

Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
Simulated Patient Experience to Supplement Skill Development

Leslie Seawright
Leslie Seawright

English
Developing Cultural Competence in Technical and Professional Writing

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Paul Ajuwon

Counseling, Leadership and Special Education
Strengthening the Curriculum to Support the Online Program in Blindness and Low Vision

Julia Troche
Julia Troche

History
High-Impact Learning in Ancient History Instruction

Amanda Keys and Michele Brown
Amanda Keys and Michele Brown

Social Work
Enhanced Learning: Flipping Online Social Work Practice Courses

Joseph Williams
Joseph Williams

Biomedical Sciences
Student Success and Learning Foundation Development in a Large-scale Introductory Biomedical Sciences Course