Development of a Mastery-Learning Open Online Course in Motor Development Analysis

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Principal Investigator: Helena Baert, SUNY Cortland Physical education teachers are in the business of teaching children to become physically literate. Physically literate individuals move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities in multiple environments that benefit the healthy development of the whole person. In order for teachers to encourage physical literacy, they must have the ability to accurately observe, analyze and assess movement skills. The aim of this project is to develop a mastery-based online course in movement analysis. Master- based learning is focused on the premise that student teachers must show competency in order to progress through the coursework. The goal for this course is to help student teachers gain the knowledge and skills needed to apply motor development theory when analyzing and correcting movement skills and consequently provide students with congruent feedback that enhances their learning. This course will be developed and shared through the OPEN SUNY Learning Commons. Co-PI’s and Key Partners: Matthew Madden, Assistant Professor of Physical Education Department, SUNY Cortland Reports and Resources:

Interactive Online Career Development: Expanding Access for all Students

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Awarded Grant: $20,000 Principal Investigator: David Youhess, University at Buffalo Self-guided online career modules will be created to expand access for individualized career decision- making and job-search guidance. This collaborative University effort will have the potential (upon taken to scale) to be accessible for all students and alumni that are part of the SUNY system. This endeavor will open new avenues for the accessing of career services, will increase the flexibility of the service provided, and will better cater to the diversity of student learning styles as users will be “self-pacing” throughout the modular experience. Evidence-based outcomes that demonstrate the effectiveness of the instructional innovation and user self-efficacy will be incorporated into the project. The first module (which is the focus of this grant application) will constitute career exploration and self-assessment while topics such as career decision making, networking, resume writing, interviewing, and success at your first job would follow in subsequent modules. Co-PI’s and Key Partners: Arlene Kaukus, Director of Career Services, University at Buffalo Lauren Johnson, Counseling Manager of Career Services, University at Buffalo Robert Orrange, Associate Director of Career Services, University at Buffalo Jenna Smith, Marketing and Assessment Coordinator of Career Services, University at Buffalo Kimberly Yousey-Elsener, Director of Assessment and Evaluation for University Life and Services, University at Buffalo Xiufeng Lui, Director of Center for Educational Innovation and Professor, Department of Learning and Instruction, University at Buffalo Lynn Collis, Director of ITS-Student Affairs, University at Buffalo Reports and Resources: Mid-project report

TeachLivE from New York: Developing Innovative Practices in Immersive Teaching Technology

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Principal Investigator: Krista Vince Garland, Buffalo State The goal of this project is to pilot the TeachLivE™ virtual simulation classroom laboratory (housed at Buffalo State) among interested departments at the college, local k-12 administrative personnel, and SUNY Institutes of Higher Education (IHEs). The project will explore opportunities for leveraging the Power of SUNY to create an innovative academic program through which students and faculty across a range of disciplines and SUNY colleges collaborate to infuse in-vivo learning within the safety of the lab to effectively prepare and enhance teacher preparation programs within the SUNY system. Project Investigators will host three separate missioned full day workshops within the virtual classroom, conduct a mixed methods research study, and disseminate information from findings to stakeholders. Artifacts from this project will include the development of template curricula to guide other SUNY departments who are considering the establishment of a TeachLivE™ simulation lab and will be represented in the SUNY Learning Commons. Co-PI’s and Key Partners: Kevin Miller, Ph.D., Chair and Professor, Exceptional Education, Buffalo State Sharon Raimondi, Ph.D., Director of the Joint Doctoral Program at the University at Buffalo Reports and Resources: Final report 2014 CIT conference presentation Poster presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (2015) Project website Project resources Article in Buffalo State News Mid-project report Project outcomes report Creative Commons License:

Design Digital Concierge for SUNY Learning Common: Pedagogical Rich Reusable Learning Object

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Principal Investigator: R Hope Adams, Empire State College This workshop will demonstrate how to design, develop, and implement pedagogically rich reusable learning objects (RLO), which can be shared and re-used through the SUNY Learning Common. The advantages of RLO include the ability to provide significant interaction between the learner and the instructional program, with instructor input also playing a critical role in an automated environment. The workshop will consider instruction delivery models, a consideration of instructional case studies, and using technical tools to design, develop, and create a RLO in any content/curricular area. Co-PI’s and Key Partners: Rosalyn Rufer, School for Graduate Studies, MBA, SUNY Empire State College Reports and Resources: Reusable Learning Object (RLO) Development Workshop RLO Research Publication, Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, ISSN 1941-8027 (Print) 1941-8035 (Online) Reusable Learning Object-VRIO Creative Commons License: