Projects Underway

Advancing Metaliteracy in a Post-Truth World through the Design of a Global MOOC

Dr. Thomas Mackey

Project Team
  • Trudi Jacobson, MLS, MA
  • Kelsey O’Brien
  • Christine Paige

Empire State College

2018

Tier Three

$60,000.00

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Project Summary:

This global MOOC entitled Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World will prepare learners to be reflective, critical consumers and active, well-informed producers and participants in today’s connected yet divisive digital information environment.

Project Outcome:

Blockchain Badging - Coursera-to-Credit

Ms. Amy Moore

Project Team
  • Dr. Bina Ramamurthy
  • Dr. Shambhu Upadhyaya
  • Dr. Nan Travers
  • Dr. Lisa Stephens
  • Anne Reed
  • Tracy Puckett
  • Timothy Leyh

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier Three

$60,000.00

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Project Summary:

Leveraging a highly anticipated Coursera Blockchain Specialization, UB computer science faculty propose piloting a new process to transform Coursera-issued Verified Certificates into a UB Digital Badge, which for some learners, when coupled to their professional background, may lead to academic credit through a prior learning assessment (PLA) process to further a micro-credentialing or degree program effort.

Project Outcome:

Academic Sharing Community: A SUNY Catalog of Educational Projects and Innovative Initiatives (ASC SUNY)

Dr. Nan Travers

Project Team
  • Michael Forte, PhD
  • Susan Deer, PhD
  • Kathleen Schiefen, PhD
  • Jill Pippin
  • Lisa Raposo
  • Chris Price

Empire State College

2018

Tier Three

$60,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Academic Sharing Community: A SUNY Catalog of Educational Projects and Innovative Initiatives (ASC SUNY) serves as a repository for campus initiatives, while providing guidance for project development and assessment and ways to network and partner across SUNY to help institutions meet demands of the 21st century.

Project Outcome:

Displaying Transformation to the World: Global Learning Micro-credentials and Digital Badges

Dr. Susan Jagendorf-Sobierajski

Project Team

Cobleskill, College of Agriculture & Technology

2018

Tier Three

$40,000.00

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Project Summary:

A consortium of SUNY universities and colleges, led by SUNY Cobleskill, and with the support of the SUNY Office of Global Affairs and the COIL Center, seek to produce the infrastructure to assess and credential competencies that students attain in global learning programs.

Project Outcome:

Interactive Video Systems: Improving the Communication Skills of a Range of Medical Professionals.

Professor Damian Schofield

Project Team
  • Caglar Yildirim
  • Amy Brandt
  • Erin O'Hara-Leslie
  • Kim McLain

Oswego

2018

Tier Three

$40,000.00

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Project Summary:

Over the life of the project a series of interactive video training tools will be created for students intending to enter a range of medical professions; the tools will focus on improving communication skills (and other soft skills), an essential area where a lack of resources has been identified.

Project Outcome:

DIY Hands-on Biotechnology Video Games with Lab Simulation Builder

Dr. M. Ete Chan

Project Team
  • Richard McKenna
  • Paul St. Denis

Stony Brook University

2018

Tier Three

$45,000.00

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Project Summary:

Development of a "Lab Simulation Builder" to allow instructors to create, without any computer programming requirement, a variety of hands-on lab video games that can be controlled by our custom electronic controller that emulate actual lab tool's appearance and operation to improve students' tactile wet-lab skill and STEM learning experience even outside of the lab.

Project Outcome:

ePATIENT: Educational Program Advancing Training in Interprofessional Networked Treatment

Dr. Sarah Lynch

Project Team

Binghamton University

2018

Tier Three

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

This educational electronic medical record will be used by a group of interprofessional students to work as a patient care team, effectively simulating modern healthcare workflow and communication, and preparing students to succeed in real-world environments.

Project Outcome:

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Expanding Campus-Wide Digital Scholarship Collaboration at Maritime: Building Bridges Across Disciplines for a SUNY-Wide Digital Scholarship Initiative is our title and our overarching goal. Our new Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) will become the center for DS at Maritime and provide for a SUNY-wide model.

Project Outcome:

Open edX Pilot

Mr. Joseph Kerr

Project Team
  • Dr. Lisa Stephens
  • Kevin Cleary
  • Miguel Amigot II
  • J. Brice Bible

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

The University at Buffalo (UB) College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), in collaboration with campus partners, proposes to explore Open edX as a traditional and post-traditional education delivery platform to students on a global scale.

Project Outcome:

Virtual Reality as a Means to Prepare Preservice Teachers

Dr. Richard Lamb

Project Team
  • Elisabeth Etopio

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

Accurately representing common challenges novice teachers face in the urban classroom is a difficult and demanding challenge; the classroom VR environment proposed in this project was developed in collaboration with administrators and teachers from a large urban school district with a large population of minoritized students.

Project Outcome:

Open Cyber Arena: Replicable, scalable and flexible hands-on cybersecurity learning environment

Mr. David Murray

Project Team
  • Kevin Cleary
  • Damira Pon
  • Jennifer Huber

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Open Cyber Arena supports hands-on cybersecurity education and outreach efforts, providing ease of use to instructors and streamlined ease of access to students.

Project Outcome:

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Project Summary:

The proposed project is to develop collaborative content for a Micro-Credential (for academic credit) and a Digital Badge (for non-degree students) consisting of stackable modules on the elements of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process (PPCP) for use across pharmacy and health education professional and post-graduate programs.

Project Outcome:

Virtual Reality Training Program: Using 360 Degree Videos to create an Immersive Learning Environment

Ms. Julie Ramnarais

Project Team

Maritime College

2018

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

SUNY Maritime College will explore the use of 360 Degree Videos incorporated with Virtual Reality Technology as an experiential learning platform, allowing them to developing a structured methodology to support the learning process created through the use of the 360 Degree Videos which utilizes the incorporation of a structured assessment process to guide the students towards established learning outcomes.

Project Outcome:

SUNY Immersive Augmented Reality Classroom Development and Deployment

Dr. Ibrahim Yucel

Project Team

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

2018

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

Based on our previous IITG project, we are further developing and evaluating a shared virtual and augmented reality learning environment called the “SUNY Immersive Augmented Reality Classroom” to enhance and transform the pedagogical impact in multiple disciplines and better support learning objectives taught throughout SUNY.

Project Outcome:

Alfred State Micro Credentialing Project For Sustainability

Ms. Danyelle O'Brien

Project Team
  • Elaine Morsman
  • Danyelle O'Brien
  • Troy Morehouse

Alfred State College

2018

Tier Two

$19,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Alfred State Micro Credentialing Project employs the NACE competencies for career readiness to promote all aspects of the SUNY Excels performance framework by challenging students to participate in activities, online coursework, and projects that demonstrate their ability to grow and positively impact their academic and professional success.

Project Outcome:

MOOC Model for New Care Coordination Competencies Training

Dr. Terrance Keys

Project Team
  • Dr. Lawrence Dugan

Monroe Community College

2018

Tier Two

$18,000.00

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This project will create a system of courses to teach the five new coordination competencies and address the talent gap that currently exists in the Health Care Coordination field throughout New York State and beyond.

Project Outcome:

TimeStitch Database: Crowdsourcing and Community Engagement

Dr. Alla Myzelev

Project Team

Geneseo

2018

Tier Two

$16,800.00

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Project Summary:

TimeStitch (http://timestitch.geneseo.edu/items/browse) is a database that was developed and populated with the help of the IITG Tier 1 Grant. In this next stage we would like to develop the following: 1) crowdsourcing plugin that will help to digitize objects such as antiques that are in the possession of general public to create a 3-dimensional component that will help students in planning virtual and real exhibitions and offer the TimeStitch package to museums as a tool of making their collections available online.

Project Outcome:

Music and Technology in the Community College Music Theory Classroom

Ms. Shelli Cordisco

Project Team
  • Brenda Dawe

Broome Community College

2018

Tier Two

$16,000.00

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Project Summary:

By infusing affordable digital notation technologies into Broome CC’s Music Theory classrooms, this pilot project will: (1) promote creativity, intuitive learning, and accessibility for participating students; (2) help them understand complex concepts faster, and train them to hear different chord qualities, intervals, and instrument timbres; and (3) serve as a model for other community college music programs where technology-based pedagogical solutions are often outpaced by local high schools.

Project Outcome:

Developing an Immersive Video Production of a Cadaver-Based Human Anatomy Review

Dr. Stuart Inglis

Project Team
  • Armin St. George

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier Two

$16,000.00

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Project Summary:

A pilot project in the development of 360-degree educational video, in which the student is immersed in a virtual review of the anatomy of the human body, using an actual cadaver as the demonstration model.

Project Outcome:

MOOC for Myanmar: Creativity in Context

Dr. John Cabra

Project Team
  • Carol Julian
  • Dr. Melanie Perreault

Buffalo State College

2018

Tier Two

$15,000.00

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Project Summary:

This is an adaptation of Buffalo State's "Ignite Your Everyday Creativity" MOOC that will serve the people of Myanmar (and potentially the Burmese refugees around the world) to support their efforts to solve vexing problems by engaging their creative thinking skills, even when resources are limited.

Project Outcome:

Understanding Collegiate Varsity eSports: Team Culture and Biopsychosocial Health

Dr. Barat Wolfe

Project Team
  • Dr. Chris Sweeney
  • Dr. Janet Parcel-Mitchell

Canton, College of Technology

2018

Tier Two

$15,000.00

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Project Summary:

This study explores the health, campus engagement, academic performance, and culture of collegiate varsity eSports athletes, with the goal of understanding this new and unique population of students for recruitment and retention purposes.

Project Outcome:

Using Excelsior's OER OWL to Promote Writing in the Disciplines

Professor Stephen Burke

Project Team
  • Dr. Katherine Lynch
  • Dr. Elizabeth Johnston
  • Professor Vicky Sloan
  • Dr. Francesco Crocco

Rockland Community College

2018

Tier Two

$15,000.00

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Project Summary:

This Open Writing in the Disciplines (WID) Project will build a community of practice at Rockland, Monroe, and Clinton Community Colleges with the Excelsior OWL that will create model faculty training, curriculum development, and assessment, all of which will be openly available in collaboration with SUNY OER Services.

Project Outcome:

STEM Job Skills Development in a Competency Based Education (CBE) Model

Dr. Nathan Whitley-Grassi

Project Team
  • Shaun Hoppel
  • Allison Moreland

Empire State College

2018

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Project Summary:

This project will examine CBE as an instructional model to provide workforce development to STEM students, promote inclusion of students with cognitive disabilities in STEM fields, and foster collaborations on CBE projects across SUNY.

Project Outcome:

Development and Assessment of a Tool to Track and Evaluate Experiential Education Activities

Dr. Peter Brody Jr.

Project Team

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Project Summary:

The goal of the proposed project is to examine the validity and reliability of a measure to track and assess experiential education activities, which has potential for use by other programs.

Project Outcome:

Taking Laboratory Science Home

Dr. Joseph Zawicki

Project Team
  • Dr. David Abbott

Buffalo State College

2018

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Taking Laboratory Science Home will develop laboratory activities for use in on-line courses that enable learners to plan, gather, collect, analyze and interpret real-world experimental data.

Project Outcome:

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Modular and Student-Driven Learning of Writing (MASLOW) is an online learning platform, built across Blackboard and Edublog, where international graduate students can practice foundational writing skills for developing discipline-specific communication abilities based on exploratory and gamified activities in the context of their orientation to US higher education and professional growth.

Project Outcome:

Enhanced Student Learning Experience in Technical Drawing and 3D Modeling through Augmented and Virtual Realities

Dr. Yue Hung

Project Team
  • Mr. Daniel Weinman

Farmingdale State College

2018

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Project Summary:

This proposal develops augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) demonstration models and stackable micro credential in CAD to enhance and encourage student learning in technical drawing and 3D modeling.

Project Outcome:

Integrating UAS Data and GIS into STEM and Social Science Education

Dr. Christopher Badurek

Project Team

Cortland

2018

Tier One

$9,700.00

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Students in upper level GIS related courses will be trained on using UAS (drone) technology in STEM and Social Science Disciplines with emphasis on GIS data processing to meet the growing demand of UAS savvy GIS workers.

Project Outcome:

Development of Open Sustainability Curriculum Resources

Dr. Karleen West

Project Team

Geneseo

2018

Tier One

$9,500.00

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This project recruits faculty across SUNY campuses to develop a freely-available modular curriculum on food sustainability to be applied in multiple disciplines, and distributed using the Digital Commons of SUNY platform.

Project Outcome:

Career Brand Management for Everyone: Expanding Access to Career Development Learning by Launching an On-Demand, Competency-Based OPEN SUNY Specialization on Coursera

Valeri Chukhlomin, Associate Professor

Project Team
  • Dr. Dana Gliserman-Kopans, Associate Professor, SUNY Empire State College
  • Dr. Anant Deshpande, Associate Professor, SUNY Empire State College

Empire State College

2017

Tier Three

$45,000.00

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Project Summary:

Expanding access to career development learning for students, alumni, and adult learners across New York state, the United States, and globally, the project proposes to finalize Career Brand Management specialization and permanently deploy it on Coursera; this four-course, OPEN SUNY project was piloted in 2016 and has so far enrolled 44,500 learners from 168 countries.

Project Outcome:

Making Movement Stick: Delivering a Movement Analysis Course

Dr. Helena Baert

Project Team
  • Dr. Matthew Madden
  • Dr. Larissa True
  • Dr. Thomas Frank, Interim Director, Research and Sponsored Programs

Cortland

2017

Tier Three

$42,000.00

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The aim of this project is to deliver an online educational resource in movement analysis to pre-service and in-service teachers in physical education and related fields.

Project Outcome:

Digital Scholarship Collaboration: Linking Humanities with the Library as a Model for Campus-Wide Digital Scholarship Initiative

Dr. John Rocco

Project Team
  • John Rocco
  • Ian August, Educational Technologist/Instructional Designer
  • Annie Tummino, Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian

Maritime College

2017

Tier Three

$40,000.00

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Project Summary:

Digital scholarship has many layers: it's about tools to help students explore and convey knowledge in new ways, space to explore and create with these tools, and collaboration between departments, disciplines, programs, and SUNY colleges.

Project Outcome:

Keeping Pace with Web-based Technology: A MOOC for Lifelong Learning in a Digital Age

Ms. Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, Online Learning Specialist

Project Team
  • Cherie van Putten, Instructional Designer, Center for Learning and Teaching-Binghamton University
  • Christopher Price, SUNY CPD Project Liaison and Academic Programs Manager

University at Buffalo

2017

Tier Three

$46,500.00

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Project Summary:

This MOOC will focus on advancing learning and optimizing career opportunities by offering accessible, curated information and application exercises that improve participants’ confidence, knowledge, and skills and encourage participants to construct a schema upon which to continue lifelong exploration regarding the effective implementation of emerging technology tools.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Reducing Student Isolation: The Development of a Campus Life Model to Improve Retention Rates of Students in Online Degree Programs

Ms. JoAnne Fassinger, Grants Coordinator

Project Team
  • Dr. Molly Mott
  • Ms. Courtney Bish, Vice-President, Student Affairs

Canton, College of Technology

2017

Tier Three

$33,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Campus Life Model for Reducing Student Isolation is an innovative, cross campus retention effort to increase the success and retention rate of online students by creating community and connectedness in a virtual environment.

Project Outcome:

iSucceed: The First Year College Experience

Prof. James Jensen, Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Environmental Engineering

Project Team
  • Christine Gray Tinnesz, Ph.D.
  • Fabio Escobar, Ph.D.
  • Cynthia Tysick, MLS, Associate Librarian
  • Lisa Stephens, PhD, Sr. Strategist – Academic Innovation
  • Matthew Ardila-Weigand, Ph.D.
  • Ken Fujiuchi, MS
  • Martha Greatrix, MS
  • Aimee M. Woznick, Ph.D.

University at Buffalo

2017

Tier Three

$60,000.00

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Project Summary:

This pilot leverages experts from WNY high schools, and three college sectors to create short, self-paced OER learning modules that address skill sets for all students transitioning from high school to college level learning; outcomes will provide early diagnostic tools to support learners throughout their college careers.

Project Outcome:

Digital Studio Lab: A Cross-disciplinary Collaboration between the Humanities Department and The Canino School of Engineering Technology

Ms. JoAnne Fassinger, Grants Coordinator

Project Team

Canton, College of Technology

2017

Tier Three

$60,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Digital Studio Lab is a transdisciplinary pedagogical project that reimagines the traditional teaching methods of seminar (lecture), lab (technical design), and studio (artistic practice) to create both a method and a space of digital collaboration, community outreach, and interdisciplinary game and media building across the humanities and engineering programs.

Project Outcome:

Bamboo Canvas: Instructional Innovation for a Globalized Classroom

Dr. Kyunghee Pyun

Project Team
  • Elaine Maldonado, Professor and Director of Faculty Development and the Center for Excellence in Teaching
  • Jinyoung Jin, Director of Cultural Programs
  • Hyewon Yi, Director of the Amelie A. Wallace Gallery and Department of Visual Arts

Fashion Institute of Technology

2017

Tier Three

$50,000.00

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Project Summary:

Do you want to engage your students with hands-on projects; provide a global learning experience on your home campus; or generate a deeper understanding of the craft and culture of other societies, in order to enrich the classroom, as well as contribute to global citizenry?

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Materials Matter: Integrating Science and Aesthetics for STEM Education

Dr. Hilary Becker

Project Team
  • Dr. Gokhan Ersan, Assistant Professor of Art and Design, Binghamton University
  • Dr. Louis Piper, Associate Professor of Physics, Binghamton University
  • Dr. Pamela Smart, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Art History, Binghamton University
  • Dr. Valerie Imbruce, Assistant Director OSRI- Division of Research, Binghamton University
  • Dr. Mark Poliks, Professor of System Science and Industrial Engineering, Binghamton University

Binghamton University

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

"Materials Matter is an interdisciplinary course that brings together lessons in chemistry, art history, classical archaeology, and design using active learning and an innovative visual language presented in an interactive app to teach students the basic concepts of these subjects as well as how they influence each other."

Project Outcome:

Improving Health Care Delivery for Refugees and African Americans Using Technology-Enhanced Interprofessional Experiential Learning

Dr. Patricia Ohtake, Associate Professor

Project Team
  • Kim Griswold, MD, MPH, RN, FAAFP (Educational Experience 2 – Director)
  • Linda Pessar, MD (Educational Experience 3 – Director)
  • Henry Taylor, Jr, PhD (Educational Experience 3 – Co-Director)
  • Isok Kim, PhD, LCSW
  • Alan Lesse, MD
  • May Shogan
  • Jeremiah Grabowski
  • Denise McGuigan, MSEd
  • Karen Zinnerstrom, PhD

University at Buffalo

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

Using technology-enhanced interprofessional experiential learning, health professions students will improve healthcare delivery for refugee and underserved populations by increasing their cultural sensitivity and understanding of health care disparities through engagement with refugee and underserved African American communities and learning to communicate with individuals with limited English proficiency using professional interpreters.

Project Outcome:

Establishing a regional interdisciplinary OER Institute to further develop a pipeline of experienced, research-inspired educators and students.

Ms. Talia Lipton

Project Team
  • Dr. Katherine Lynch
  • Dr. Stephen Burke

Rockland Community College

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

Meeting the Open Educational Resources Challenge: Taking collaboration to scale through applied best practices and other lessons learned in creating a pipeline of trained OER educators.

Project Outcome:

Seamless Integration of Political Science and International Relations Curricula across SUNY

Dr. Peter Yacobucci, Associate Professor

Project Team
  • Dr. Mehwish Sarwari
  • Dr. Kyeonghi Baek
  • Dr. Patrick McGovern

Buffalo State College

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

This proposal, as a first of three phases, provides for the full development of six essential courses in Political Science and International Relations not currently available on most SUNY campuses to be fully able to be implemented simultaneously across SUNY utilizing online and distance learning technology.

Project Outcome:

A Three-Pronged Course Redesign Program to Incorporate OERs into Online Classes: Instruction, Interaction, Incentive 

Dr. Julienne Cuccio Slichko, Instructional Developer

Project Team
  • Elaine Lasda, M.L.S.

University at Albany

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

Lowering student textbook expenses to engage and retain diverse online learners by providing course redesign supports, financial incentives, and a community of practice for faculty who wish to adopt open educational resources (OERs) in their online curricula.   

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

SUNY Immersive Augmented Reality Classroom

Dr. Ibrahim Yucel, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Interactive Media and Game Design Program

Project Team
  • Joshua Piejko
  • Dr. Michael J. Reale
  • Dr. Mohammed Abdallah
  • Dr. Megan Dischiavo

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Project Summary:

The SUNY Immersive Augmented Reality Classroom is an innovative approach to utilizing virtual and augmented reality technology to enhance the pedagogical experience in multiple disciplines and achieve learning objectives taught throughout SUNY.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Interactive Textbook for Music Technology Students

Mr. Thilo Schaller, Assistant Professor

Project Team
  • Jan Burle, Scientific staff, Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, Germany Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary

Buffalo State College

2017

Tier Two

$14,000.00

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Project Summary:

An interactive textbook for music technology students as an applied learning environment in which users can turn knobs and handles, hear and see the changes and thus learn by demonstration, experimentation, and intuition.

Project Outcome:

Postsecondary Information Literacy Readiness Assessment using ILAAP

Prof. Cynthia Tysick, Associate Librarian, Head of Educational Services

Project Team
  • Jewel De La Rosa, College Librarian, Erie Community College.
  • Logan Rath, Associate Librarian, The College at Brockport
  • Tiffany Walsh, Associate Librarian, Educational Services, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2017

Tier Two

$15,500.00

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Project Summary:

An online, information literacy competencies diagnostic tool for postsecondary institutions that provides customized, self-remediation suggestions for students and academic advisors.

Project Outcome:

Designing Competency-based PLA Pathways to Scale Up Completion and Learner Success – Phase II

Dr. Nan Travers

Project Team
  • Dr. Nan Travers, Director

Empire State College

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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This is a proof of concept project to build and expand upon previous IITG work by: 1) providing students access to CBE PLA templates within the Sāgence™ system, 2) developing a PLA competency-based course, 3) expanding the CBE PLA options in Sāgence™, and 4) providing additional professional development.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Scaling Up the SUNY Virtual Herbarium Network

Dr. Sean Robinson

Project Team
  • Kathryn Amatangelo, Ph.D.
  • Michael B. Burgess, Ph.D.
  • Laurie J. Freeman
  • Jack T. Tessier, Ph.D.
  • Kathy Spitzhoff

Oneonta

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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This project will increase access to and use of biological collections through further development of the SUNY Herbarium Network, the goals of which are to database and image all specimens housed within SUNY herbaria; upload specimen data and images to a web-based open-access platform; and develop, implement, and assess web-based learning modules.

Project Outcome:

Metaliteracy Learning Pathways: Fostering Innovative Teaching Across SUNY

Ms. Kelsey O'Brien Senior Assistant Librarian

Project Team
  • Stephanie Affinito
  • Trudi Jacobson
  • Dr. Michele Forte
  • Karen Gardner-Athey
  • Dr. Donna Mahar

University at Albany

2017

Tier Two

$20,000.00

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Integrate learning pathway functionality into the Metaliteracy Badging System that will facilitate custom applications of metaliteracy concepts and serve as a model for “scaling up” the system across disciplines and SUNY institutions.

Project Outcome:

Use of the Renewable Energy Lab (Lucas-Nuelle) simulations of Renewable Energy Generation to foster Student learning in "Energy , Sustainability and Environment " class (ENV101)

Prof. Marjaneh Issapour, Professor and Director of Renewable Energy and Sustainability Center at Farmingdale State College

Project Team
  • Kivman Lee, Instructional Support Technician, School of Engineering Technology, Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College

2017

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Using Renewable Energy Laboratory (REL) simulator to design manageable hands-on/Applied Learning components in an introductory energy and environment course, to help deepen student learning of renewable energy generation, both challenges and benefits.

Project Outcome:

Development and Assessment of Openly Available WeBWorK Problem Sets for Underserved Mathematics Courses

Dr. Keith Jones, Asst. Professor - Mathmatics

Project Team
  • Dr. Leah Bridgers

Oneonta

2017

Tier One

$9,800.00

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This project will improve student outcomes in general education and teacher preparation mathematics courses by developing problem sets for the free and open source WeBWorK online homework system, while offering applied learning experiences to upper level mathematics students.

Project Outcome:

Flipping the Classroom: A Multipronged Approach to Retention of Academically Underprepared STEM Majors

Dr. Junryo Watanabe, Asst. Professor - Cell and Microbiology

Project Team

Oneonta

2017

Tier One

$9,500.00

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This IITG project will implement a “flipped” classroom approach on a cohort group of underrepresented students and test its effectiveness on retention and success of underprepared students in STEM.

Project Outcome:

TimeStitch: Digital Prototype of a Virtual Museum as a Leaning Tool

Dr. Alla Myzelev, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Museum Studies Minor

Project Team

Geneseo

2017

Tier One

$9,200.00

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TimeStitch is an experimental platform that allows the creation of digital customized narrative based on the content entered. It is primarily used to generate virtual exhibitions and displays and for training students to become curators of digital content.

Project Outcome:

Alfred State Micro Credentialing Project

Mr. Jonathan Hilsher, Director of Civic Engagement

Project Team
  • Danyelle Moore, Director of Online Learning, Alfred State Center for Online Learning
  • Elaine Morsman, Director of Career Development, Alfred State Career Development
  • Troy Morehouse, Interim Director of Student Engagement, Alfred State Office of Student Engagement

Alfred State College

2017

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Project Summary:

The Alfred State Micro Credentialing Project employs the NACE competencies for career readiness to promote all aspects of the SUNY Excels performance framework by challenging student employees to participate in activities, online coursework, and projects that demonstrate their ability to grow and impact their academic and professional success.

Project Outcome:

Lighting the SPARC of Scientific Collaboration: A Proposal to Add Two SUNY Campuses to a Regional Conservation Biology Network

Dr. Elizabeth Bastiaans

Project Team
  • Dr. Michael Losito - Professor, Wildlife Management - SUNY Cobleskill
  • Dr. Evan Grant - Research Wildlife Biologist - Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, USGS

Oneonta

2017

Tier One

$10,000.00

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This IITG Tier 1 project seeks to add two teaching-focused SUNY campuses to a region-wide network of conservation biologists studying the effects of global change on forest amphibians.

Project Outcome:

Minecraft MOOC for Educators (MIME)

Ms. Allyson Kaczmarek, Program Developer

Project Team

University at Buffalo

2017

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Minecraft MOOC for educators is a pedagogy and a specialization of courses for flipping, engaging, and learning within a virtual environment of Minecraft. It could change the way educators and students at all levels engage in learning.

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Interactive Program Design Website: Supporting Innovations, Technologies and Professional Development

Dr. Nan Travers, Director, Center for Leadership in Credentialing Learning

Project Team

Empire State College

2017

Tier One

$10,000.00

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This project will create an interactive academic program design website to build SUNY-wide strategic direction in programmatic offerings, while bolstering campus constituents’ knowledge, skills and confidence in design, implementation, and sustainability of new initiatives to meet higher educational demands of the 21st century.

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Porject Outcome Report

Diverse Techniques of Asian Art and Craft

Kyunghee Pyun

Project Team
  • Jinyoung Jin, Stony Brook

Fashion Institute of Technology

2016

Tier One

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The project aims to develop a workshop with experts of Asian art techniques along with a website dedicated for it. During the grant period of 2016-2017, a website with video links, podcasts, online lectures, or database of practitioners is developed at Fashion Institute of Technology and offered for visitors at Stony Brook University's Charles B. Wang Center and SUNY Old Westbury's Amelie A. Wallace Gallery using hand-held devices or interactive monitors.

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Project Outcomes Report

Using Targeted OERs to Develop Core Academic Skills in the Disciplines

Seana Logsdon

Project Team
  • Nathan Whitley-Grassi, SUNY Empire State College
  • Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein, SUNY Empire State College
  • Sophia Mavrogiannis, SUNY Empire State College
  • Daniel McCrea, SUNY Empire State College
  • Brett Sherman, SUNY Empire State College
  • Mildred Van Bergen, SUNY Empire State College

Empire State College

2016

Tier One

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Using Targeted OERs to Develop Core Academic Skills in the Disciplines is a project that will serve the goals of both Open SUNY and SUNY Excels, specifically the creation of open-source shareable learning resources, the development of modularized content, and the design of innovative resources aimed at improving completion rates of at-risk, nontraditional, and first-generation learners.

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Project Outcomes Report

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Students often struggle with the 3D visualization skills necessary to interpret a 3D landscape from a 2D, flat topographic map. The augmented reality sandbox (ARS) bridges the gap between 2D and 3D visualization by projecting a digital topographic map directly onto a landscape created in a sandbox. As that sandbox landscape is altered, the topographic map dynamically adjusts in real time to match the landscape, giving students the opportunity to interactively discover how to read topographic maps.

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Crowdsourcing Creativity

Michael Masci

Project Team
  • Joe Dolce, Geneseo
  • Glenn McClure, Geneseo
  • Paul Schacht, Geneseo
  • Gerard Floriano, Geneseo

Geneseo

2016

Tier One

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Crowdsourcing Creativity will bundle existing technologies to create a comprehensive creative platform that will engage a wide range of constituencies in deep learning experiences through collaborative artistic creation. This platform will place SUNY in the forefront of crowdsourced artistic creation that both utilizes and promotes scholarship across the disciplines.

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This project addresses a significant gap in current Open Educational Resources (OER) pertaining to Native American Culture, History, and Government by placing an existing textbook on the Creative Commons, developing open-access, media-rich instructional modules linked to the textbook, and creating a new online course.

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This project will create a set of documents and videos describing methods to create numeric questions in Blackboard that contain multiple dependent variables. The use of multiple dependent variables allow for complex, multi-step questions to be provided to students.

Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music Renewal

Natalie Sarrazin

Project Team
  • Tony Dumas, Brockport

Brockport

2016

Tier One

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Problem-based learning is an effective, student-centered approach in which students learn higher-order thinking skills and integrative strategies by solving real-world challenges.This pilot project, funded by SUNY IITG in 2015, is in the process of developing best-practice models and pedagogically sound materials for survey and topic-based music courses that integrates general education content while encouraging students to think creatively and develop flexible solutions to large-scale issues and problems – skills essential for success in the 21st century

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Designing Cross-Cultural Collaborative Online Learning Tool-Kit for SUNY Faculty

Alex Kumi-Yeboah

Project Team

University at Albany

2016

Tier One

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This project will survey the SUNY environment to create a network of those involved in scholarly communication. The goal is to create closer alignment and deeper partnerships for librarians and faculty in pursuing scholarly research, grants and publication.

UBuild: Fostering Creativity and Community Building through a Computer Games Initiative

Bina Ramamurthy

Project Team
  • J. Brice Bible, University at Buffalo
  • Christopher Clune, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier One

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The major goal of this project is to build a diverse community with computer games as the platform for student engagement, creativity, learning and fun. We expect the participants and members of this gaming community to solve real and relevant social and community problems using games as the means.

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Employing Technology in the Instruction of Pharmacology with Graduate Nursing Education Students

Ildiko Monahan

Project Team
  • Francia Reed, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • Doreen Rogers, SUNY Poly Technic Institute
  • Louise Dean-Kelly, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • Kevin Volo, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

2016

Tier One

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SUNY Poly is proposing to utilize an Innovative Instruction Technology Grant (ITTG) to design an evidence-based, online pharmacology course for graduate nurse educator students, using virtual presence software. This course will utilize authentic faculty developed scenarios to apply the principles of pharmacology to patient care.

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SUNY campuses teach microprocessor courses differently. This project aims to explore and develop accessible microprocessor simulation, co-simulation learning models that can be potentially adopted by multiple SUNY campuses.

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Developing GIS Course Modules for Introductory Science and Social Science Courses

Mary Perrelli

Project Team
  • Wende Mix, Buffalo State
  • Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2016

Tier One

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The development of web based GIS course modules for science and social science courses will facilitate the incorporation of GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing technology and techniques into non-GIS courses; ideally 100 or 200 level courses. The goal of these modules will be to introduce students to GIS technology and the benefits of the technology to their discipline.

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This project uses innovative approach in developing an interactive virtual learning community offering students necessary tools and resources to be successful in online courses and accommodating at risk, non-traditional and adult learners.

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STEM Open Educational Resources (OERs): Development and Integration of STEM OERs across SUNY

Nathan Whitley-Grassi

Project Team
  • Audeliz Matias, Empire State College
  • Kevin Woo, Empire State College

Empire State College

2016

Tier One

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The proposed project will expand our current efforts to capitalize on SUNY faculty experience to develop OERs in STEM areas, based on the need to increase access to STEM research techniques for students learning at a distance or with other barriers to access, and to introduce STEM topics to engage and on ramp non-traditional and adult learners into STEM programs.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Investigating and developing online tools for scholarly communication

Kim Myers

Project Team
  • Julie Oyer, Brockport

Brockport

2016

Tier One

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This project will survey the SUNY environment to create a network of those involved in scholarly communication. The goal is to create closer alignment and deeper partnerships for librarians and faculty in pursuing scholarly research, grants and publication.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

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Through 3D medical illustration and open-access instructional design, we can enhance the educational value and accessibility of our pedagogical approach to a wider community of learners.

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Measuring the Effectiveness and Implementation of a Genetics MOOC

Christopher Rates

Project Team
  • Martha Greatrix, University at Buffalo
  • Jennifer A. Surtees, University at Buffalo
  • Marc Halfon, University at Buffalo
  • Susan Smith, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Two

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The focus of this study will be the analysis of two classes identical in content but differing by mode of delivery: a traditional face to face course and a MOOC.

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OER for Dual-Enrollment High School Courses: A Pilot Study of the North Rockland High School College in the High School Program

Elizabeth Kendall

Project Team
  • Jingfeng Xia, Rockland Community College

Rockland Community College

2016

Tier Two

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Rockland Community College (RCC) offers a high school program that allows students to earn college credits while in their own high school through dual enrollment. RCC faculty help to build the curriculum, assess instructor credentials, and approve textbook selections. Currently, seven high schools in Rockland County participate in the program with their student paying minimally for College courses.

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Increasing on-line, on-demand, core competency education materials for the development of the next generation energy professional utilizing the MOOC concept.

Jennifer Zirnheld

Project Team
  • Kevin Burke, University at Buffalo
  • Martha Greatrix, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Two

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This project will build and expand upon current efforts to take available resources to the next level both in terms of leveraging existing best practices and looking beyond to develop a MOOC model for workforce development in a high demand specialization area such as energy.

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Video Pedagogy: Research based best practices for creation and integration of videos into college teaching

Rebecca Rotundo

Project Team
  • Carol Van Zile-Tamsen, University at Buffalo
  • Michele Messenger, University at Buffalo
  • In Gu Kang, University at Buffalo
  • John Wild, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Two

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This project seeks to create a formal research-based pedagogy to educate faculty in best practices in creating and using videos for various instructional purposes.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

The Programmatic Learning Environment Prototype

Diane Gal

Project Team
  • Amy McQuigge, Empire State College

Empire State College

2016

Tier Two

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We propose the development of a program-based learning environment prototype that provides a clean, clear, holistic approach to earning a degree in an ecosystem in which the courses or learning modules are just one part and well integrated within a more robust space.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Expanding Mobile Makerspaces to Enhance Active Learning throughout Suffolk County Community College

Kerry Carlson

Project Team
  • Susan Lieberthal, Suffolk County Community College
  • Dana Antonucci-Durgan, Suffolk County Community College
  • Fiona Grady,Suffolk County Community College
  • Paul Basileo, Suffolk County Community College
  • Peter DiGregorio, Suffolk County Community College
  • Larry Perlman, Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College

2016

Tier Two

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This project will expand the 2014 tier I SUNY IITG entitled Creating Mobile Makerspaces to Support Experiential Learning awarded to Suffolk County Community Colleges Eastern campus library. The Tier II project will extend the Tier I successes to Suffolks other two campuses to provide active learning opportunities through the use of mobile makerspaces that enhance student learning and further student engagement.

Creation and Dissemination of Interactive Online 3D Anatomy Instruction Modules at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Linda Mizer

Project Team
  • Philippa J. Johnson, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ariana Boltax, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Marnie FitzMaurice, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • John Graves, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

Cornell University, NYS College of Veterinary Medicine

2016

Tier Two

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Through 3D medical illustration and open-access instructional design, we can enhance the educational value and accessibility of our pedagogical approach to a wider community of learners.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Utilizing Assistive Technology and a Student-driven Universal Design Methodology to Improve Course Accessibility, Classroom Inclusivity and Student Engagement

Craig Levins

Project Team
  • Tim Ploss, SUNY Oneonta
  • Raphael Web, SUNY Oneonta
  • Alison Fugit, SUNY Oneonta
  • Dr. Ursula Sanborn-Overby, SUNY Oneonta
  • Dr. Maurice Odago, SUNY Oneonta
  • Dr. Jayleen Wangle, SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta

2016

Tier Two

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Students with disabilities face many challenges that may hinder their ability to receive an equitable opportunity in the classroom. This project is designed to directly address these issues by funding a team of students with disabilities to trial, assess, and collaborate with staff and faculty to explore individual and classroom usefulness of various procured assistive technologies (AT), and to create learning modules that can be shared openly across campus and SUNY system-wide.

Project Outcome:

Oucomes TBD

The SUNY Virtual Herbarium: Increasing Access and Improving Botanical Education

Sean Robinson

Project Team
  • Michael B. Burgess, SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Laurie J. Freeman, Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • Jack T. Tessier, SUNY Delhi
  • Kathy Spitzhoff, SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta

2016

Tier Two

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Herbaria, collections of preserved plants, are valuable sources of data essential to studies in the biological sciences. The primary goal of this project is to increase access to herbarium collections at SUNY institutions, as well as to develop and disseminate a new pedagogy for enhancing botanical education using digitized specimens.

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The SUNY Open Education Research Lab

Samuel Abramovich

Project Team

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Two

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The SUNY Open Education Research Lab’s core mission is to both actively engage and support empirical research of of SUNY’s Open Education efforts. We will do this by engaging in our own research of Open SUNY projects and, when appropriate, providing consultation and research to other Open SUNY educational efforts.

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Scaling up OER Discovery and Adoption: Building an open digital learning and publishing network across SUNY

Katherine Pitcher

Project Team
  • Ginger Bidell, SUNY Buffalo State
  • Allison Brown, SUNY Geneseo
  • Leah Galka, SUNY Buffalo State
  • Leah Root, SUNY Geneseo
  • Ryann Lindsay, SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo

2016

Tier Three

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There will be three major areas of exploration within this project: 1. Create a faculty course supports team and community of practice for OER adoption and development. 2. Create and develop a digital publishing and learning platform to curate and support this OER content which is openly licensed and may be reused, remixed, and adopted into future courses. 3. Develop a sustainable service and business model for OER content creation, curation, and hosting through Open SUNY Textbooks.

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Designing Competency-based PLA Pathways to Scale Up Completion and Learner Success

Nan Travers

Project Team
  • Dr. Michele Forte, SUNY Empire State College

Empire State College

2016

Tier Three

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Using Flatworld, a competency-based learning platform, faculty teams will develop CBE PLA for: a) SUNY Transfer Path areas of Business, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice/Criminology; b) developmental skills in basic communications and mathematics to align with SUNY General Education learning outcomes; and c) workplace learning acquired through the Center for Disability Services in Human Services/ Human Services Management.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

An open-source high fidelity veterinary patient simulator (VPS)

Daniel Fletcher

Project Team
  • Barrett T. Meckel, State University of New York - Delhi
  • Katherine M. Murphy, State University of New York - Delhi
  • David Weiner, I-Town Designs
  • Terry Kelleher, I-Town Designs

Cornell University, NYS College of Veterinary Medicine

2016

Tier Three

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Veterinary clinical training follows an apprenticeship model in which trainees observe experienced clinicians treating cases presenting to teaching hospitals. High fidelity patient simulators enable an approach based on deliberate practice, in which relevant clinical scenarios designed to reinforce specific learning objectives are presented to trainees, who apply their knowledge in real time.

An innovative educational framework for interdisciplinary educational collaboration for biomedical data science based on online open educational resources

Isabelle Bichindaritz

Project Team
  • Ioana Coman, SUNY Oswego
  • Franck Middleton, SUNY Upstate

Oswego

2016

Tier Three

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This project proposes to create, with SUNY Upstate, online open educational resources (OERs) as a source for a cascade of educational offerings to serve diverse learners in interdisciplinary fields with a test-bed focus on biomedical data science.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Crowdlearning: Towards Collaborative, Self-Sustaining Learning Environments and Practices

Alexander Nikolaev

Project Team
  • Suzanne M. Miller, University at Buffalo
  • Alireza Farasat, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Three

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The vision of Crowdlearning is that of a self-sustaining collaborative learning environment, where the participants - students of a given subject - intermittently take on the roles of (1) the creators of subject-focused problems (problem statements/formulations with answer alternatives, hints, correct answers with explanations, etc.), (2) problem quality evaluators, and (3) problem solvers, all on an anonymized gamified online platform.

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Open Door to Open SUNY (ODOS): MOOC multi-dimensional subgroups, prediction, and implementation project

Christine Kroll

Project Team
  • Cyndi Burnett, Buffalo State College
  • Gregory Fabiano, University at Buffalo
  • Yvonne D. Harrison, University at Buffalo
  • Margaret Schedel, Stony Brook University
  • In-Gu Kang, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Three

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As a 2015 IITG recipient, our multi-campus Open Door to Open SUNY (ODOS) research team is seeking funding to build upon our preliminary research in an effort to support the Open SUNY Affordable Learning Solutions MOOC operations team while further positioning SUNY as a thought leader in the MOOC research arena.

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Digital Music Notation with Auto-Grading and Immediate Feedback

Richard Plotkin

Project Team

University at Buffalo

2016

Tier Three

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This project is intended to develop a proof-of-concept for, and pilot, a digital assignment workflow involving music notation.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

"Lab-in-a-Cube" Hands-On Lab Learning with an Automatic Feedback

M. Ete Chan

Project Team
  • Wei Lin, Stony Brook
  • Richard McKenna, Stony Brook

Stony Brook University

2016

Tier Three

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Visually, virtual lab has become more and more realistic nowadays; however, many crucial lab components such as tactile skills, decision-making for preparation and execution of the lab are still missing. Also, to familiarize students with the sequential steps in a protocol, current virtual labs only require user to click through the steps without any active decision made by the users. Hence, using the concept of "gamification", our proposed solution addresses these two issues by adding a hardware component that can interact with a software to provide feedback and suggestion to users.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Scaling the Metaliteracy Badging System for Open SUNY: Collaborative Customization for Teacher Education Programs

Stephanie Affinito

Project Team
  • Kelsey O’Brien, University at Albany
  • Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany
  • Michele Forte, Empire State College
  • Donna Mahar, Empire State College
  • Karen Gardner-Athey, SUNY OLIS

University at Albany

2016

Tier Three

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This collaborative project between faculty at the University at Albany and Empire State College will scale and refine the existing Metaliteracy Badging System for Open SUNY, and produce a collaborative, customized badge for teacher education programs.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Enhancing Geospatial Learning and GPS-enabled Field Methods in Geosciences

Benjamin Laabs

Project Team
  • Nicholas Warner, SUNY Geneseo
  • Scott Giorgis, SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo

2016

Tier Two

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The proposed project constitutes a major augmentation of the existing geospatial technology in the Department of Geological Sciences that was recently implemented with tech fee support from CIT, and will afford the integration of a new set of learning objectives into the geoscience degree programs.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Adapting MOOC Courses to the Needs of Existing Educational Structures

Cyndi Burnett

Project Team
  • John Cabra, Buffalo State
  • Selcuk Acar, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier Two

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Adapting an existing MOOC content, including LMS integration, to support seated courses as part of an existing program in Creative Studies.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to Coursera on-demand portal for possible future specialization.

Project Outcome Report

iMOOC: A Multiuser Platform for International Online Learners: Phase Two

Valeri Chukhlomin

Project Team
  • Bidhan Chandra, Empire State College
  • Anant Deshpande, Empire State College
  • Aiko Pletch, SUNY New Paltz

Empire State College

2015

Tier Two

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Scaling up an existing MOOC to focus on competency-based, on-demand learning - including use in remedial education for incoming and current international students.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to on-demand specialization.

Final Report
Project Outcome Report

TeachLivE from New York: It’s SUNY Wide! Enhancing Pedagogical Practice within a Simulated Environment

Krista Vince Garland

Project Team
  • Karen Bell, SUNY New Paltz
  • Sharon Raimondi, University at Buffalo

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier Three

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Support of three full day workshops within a virtual classroom to explore 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 considering the establishment of a TeachLivE simulation lab to support teacher training.

Project Outcome:

In addition to project outcomes, the website describes the functions and application of the "TeachLivE" simulations in service of teacher preparation.

Final Report
Project Outcome Report

Bring Your Own Learning (BYOL): Using MDM to Personalize Learning Environments to Students

Ken Fujiuchi

Project Team
  • Andrew Chambers, Buffalo State
  • Kerry Renzoni, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier Two

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Introduction of Mobile Device Management (MDM) to increase personalized learning opportunities for students and faculty.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

iPad Mechanics Physics Instruction

Dan MacIsaac

Project Team
  • David S Abbott, Buffalo State
  • Kathleen Falconer, Buffalo State
  • David Ettestad, Buffalo State
  • David Henry, Buffalo State
  • Brad Gearhart, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier One

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Creation of OER learning objects (videos and lab experiment materials) for Introductory Mechanics courses.

Project Outcome:

We employed new technologies (tablet video analysis and production) to physics learning in both entry level and advanced pedagogical methods classes in new ways, seeking to extend subject appeal to more students, including hopefully, traditionally underrepresented students. The intervention was iPad (Tablet) based, but we hope to extend to mainstream modern smart camera phones.

Project Outcome Report

Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music

Natalie Sarrazin

Project Team
  • Tony Dumas, The College at Brockport

Brockport

2015

Tier One

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Case studies for Problem Based Learning to support a music course, including student learning of rubric development.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Use Software Simulation to Foster Student Learning in Microcontroller Related LABs and Projects

Lei Miao

Project Team
  • Marjaneh Issapour, Farmingdale State College
  • Carlos Jativa, Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College

2015

Tier One

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Use of software to understand and troubleshoot microcontrollers in lab settings

MVCC Open Physics Lab

Derrick Stevens

Project Team
  • Shahida Dar, Mohawk Valley Community College

Mohawk Valley Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Provides remote web access to physical experiments to enable data collection for introductory physics courses.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

SUNY Open Educational Resources: Improving Faculty Discovery and Adoption

Terry Keys and Mark McBride

Project Team
  • Alison Brown, SUNY Geneseo
  • Sam Abramovich, University at Buffalo

Monroe Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Encourages faculty use and assessment of multi-institutional adoption of OER materials aligned to course learning outcomes.

Project Outcome:

The impact OER has had on student learning has been impressive. At both Herkimer and TC3 (two of the project partners) there has been an increase in student class retention.

Project Outcome Report

Developmental Model Reform Initiative Expansion through a Digital Companion Course: Creating Reflective Practioners and Engaged Students

Martha Rottman

Project Team
  • Catherine M. Roche, Rockland Community College

Rockland Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Multi-institutional expansion of developmental education through use of e-Portfolio in English 101 and 102 to create an accelerated learning environment.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Instructional Technology to Stimulate, Enhance, and Attract Students In The Engineering Technology Field

Lucas Craig

Project Team
  • Christina Smith, SUNY Canton
  • Feng Hong, SUNY Canton
  • Rashid Aidun, SUNY Canton

Canton, College of Technology

2015

Tier Two

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Testing of a 3D Projector and gestural software to analyze engineering problems across disciplines.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Open Media Lab

Laura Chipley

Project Team
  • Professor Smith, SUNY College at Old Westbury

Old Westbury

2015

Tier One

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Creation of OER video and text tutorials to support use of multimedia tools.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

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

Helena Baert

Project Team
  • Matthew Madden, SUNY Cortland

Cortland, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Development of a mastery based online course in motor develoment and analysis.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Increasing Technology-Based Pedagogy in Graduate Nursing Students Using the TPACK Model

Cheryle Levitt

Project Team
  • Kirsty Digger, SUNY Delhi
  • Michelle Rogers-Estable, SUNY Delhi
  • Mary Pat Lewis, SUNY Delhi

Delhi, College of Technology at

2015

Tier Two

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Development of online and blended modules to assist with pre-service nursing training and assessment.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Developing a Common Online Mapping Platform for Interdisciplinary, Place-Based Undergraduate Research

Colleen Garrity

Project Team
  • Ken Cooper, SUNY Geneseo
  • Kristina Hannam, SUNY Geneseo
  • Elizabeth Argentieri, SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, State University College at

2015

Tier Two

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Use of GIS mapping technology across disciplines to author layered content for use online by community based organizations.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

On the Road with SUNY

James Kimball

Project Team
  • Glenn McClure, SUNY Geneseo
  • Karen Canning, Batavia NY

Geneseo, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Creation of a mobile GPS app to connect social and cultural issues/artifacts with the history of New York State.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Implementing and Assessing Open Access Physiology Learning Modules

Keith Schillo

Project Team
  • Susan MacLeod, Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • Katherine Spitzhoff, SUNY Oneonta
  • John Bugyi, SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, State University College at

2015

Tier Two

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Coupled with NSF funds, open access materials to support physiology case studies are being developed to simulate and support research and clinical practices.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Developing online lessons to improve student success in general chemistry and organic chemistry labs

Elizabeth Middleton

Project Team
  • Stephen Cooke, Purchase College Chemistry
  • Joe Skrivanek, Purchase College Chemistry
  • Monika Eckenberg, Purchase College Chemistry

Purchase, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Creation of online OER content for general and organic chemistry courses to assist with content retention.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Quality by Design: Strategies for Effective Teaching and Quality Course Design. An Online Faculty Development Course and Open Educational Resource (OER)

Anne Reed

Project Team
  • Jeremiah Grabowski, University at Buffalo
  • Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, University at Buffalo
  • Cherie van Putten, Binghamton University
  • Nathan Whitley-Grassi, Empire State College
  • Martha Greatrix, University at Buffalo
  • Caryn Sobieski-VanDelinder, University at Buffalo
  • Steven Sturman, University at Buffalo
  • Christopher Price, SUNY Center for Professional Development
  • Lisa Dubuc, Niagara County Community College
  • Dan Feinberg, Open SUNY

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Creation of faculty development OER modules to assist with development of Open SUNY content.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

VINE: An Innovative Model for Collaboration between Humanities and STEM for Learning Data Science

Bina Ramamurthy

Project Team
  • Melanie Aceto, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Digitization of dance data in support of multi-disciplinary analysis of data science through labs that support undergraduate science for non-majors.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Open Door to Open SUNY – MOOC Access and Completion Project (Open Door)

Christine Kroll

Project Team
  • Thomas Mackey, Empire State College
  • Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany
  • Cyndi Burnett, Buffalo State
  • Val Chukhlomin, Empire State College
  • Margaret Schedel, Stony Brook University
  • Yvonne Harrison, Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy, University at Albany

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Will use Open SUNY MOOC analytics to investigate patterns within SUNY offerings as related to access, completion and success.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Interactive Online Career Development: Expanding Access for all Students

David Youhess

Project Team
  • Arlene Kaukus, University at Buffalo
  • Lauren Johnson, University at Buffalo
  • Robert Orrange, University at Buffalo
  • Jenna Smith, University at Buffalo
  • Kimberly Yousey-Elsener, University at Buffalo
  • Xiufeng Lui, University at Buffalo
  • Lynn Collis, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Development of self-guided career modules to expand career decision making.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

NCCC Electronic Learning Compliance Initiative

Lisa Dubuc

Project Team
  • Donna Simiele, Niagara County Community College

Niagara County Community College

2015

Tier One

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Development of assessment tools to ensure accessibility and ADA compliance are being met in online courses.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016). Also partnering with Empire State and Alfred State to deliver a portion of Accessibility in their MOOC project.

An Open SUNY Accessibility MOOC for Faculty and Staff Development: Creating Online Courses that Provide Access for All

Kathleen Stone

Project Team
  • Ginger Bidell, Buffalo State
  • Michele Forte, Empire State College
  • Antonia (Tonka) Jokelova, Empire State College
  • Anne Lane, Empire State College
  • Meghan Pereira, Buffalo State
  • Julie Rummings, Empire State College
  • Sumana Silverheels, Buffalo State
  • Kelly Hermann, Empire State College

Empire State College

2015

Tier Three

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Creation of a MOOC to guide creation of all educational content to be fully accessible and ADA compliant.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

The Necessity of Accessibility Online

Michael Case

Project Team
  • Melanie Ryan, Alfred State
  • Ellen Sidey, Alfred State

Alfred State College

2015

Tier One

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Faculty development conference to support online accessible content.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Increasing Access to Online, On-Demand, Competency-Based Nonprofit Management and Leadership Education

Yvonne Harrison

Project Team
  • Vic Murray, University of Victoria
  • Alena Rodick, Empire State College

University at Albany

2015

Tier Three

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To adapt a MOOC for on-demand, credit bearing access including a capstone learning experience in support of non-profit sector leadership development.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to on-demand specialization. Also linked to Open SUNY Textbooks

MOOC Model for Workforce Development in High Demand Labor Industry of Home Health Aides/Personal Care Aides, Phase 2

Andrea Wade & Erin O’Hara-Leslie

Project Team
  • Erin O’Hara-Leslie, SUNY Broome Community College
  • Erin Hildreth, Central New York Area Health Education Center
  • Franca Armstrong, Mohawk Valley Community College
  • Kate Pitcher, SUNY Geneseo

Monroe Community College

2015

Tier Two

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Adapting an exiting MOOC to an on-demand format to bolster workforce development in Home Health Care Aides, including incorporation of open textbook (OER) material.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to Coursera on-demand portal.

Project Outcome Report

Prior Learning Assessment: A Competency-Based, E-Portfolio Framework

Nan Travers

Project Team
  • Amy Tweedy, Empire State College
  • Ashley Frank, Empire State College
  • Joan Johnsen, Empire State College
  • Lisa Wilson, SUNY Potsdam
  • Louise Levine, Empire State College
  • Michele Forte, Empire State College
  • Robert Carey, Empire State College
  • Ross Garmil, Empire State College
  • Thomas Kerr, Empire State College

Empire State College

2014

Tier One

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Examines how Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) can be documented by students and assessed through use of an e-Portfolio, and provides professional development to faculty advisors and evaluators to assess college/university-level learning acquired outside traditional academic environments in support of student success and degree completion.

Project Outcome:

This IITG project worked to scale-up with five proof-of-concept sub-projects across SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Potsdam.

Final Project Report
Project Outcome Report

A Digital “ProofSpace”, Facilitating a Flipped Classroom for Mathematical Proofs

Aaron Heap

Project Team
  • Suraj Uttamchandani, Geneseo

Geneseo

2014

Tier One

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Creation of flipped classroom modules to support math curriculum.

Project Outcome:

The screencast modules are available for use and viewing at the project website

Project Outcome Report

Creating Situated Learning Environments through Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Ken Fujiuchi

Project Team
  • Andrew Chambers, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2014

Tier One

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Mobile device management specifically to support new teacher training standards (e.g. recorded evaluations of student teacher training).

Project Outcome:

Video recordings of the student showcase for the final course that implemented the MDM solutions.

Project Outcome Report

iMOOC: A Multiuser Platform for International Students to Navigate U.S.-style Virtual Learning Environments

Valeri Chukhlomin

Project Team
  • Anant Deshpande, Empire State College
  • Bidhan Chandra, Empire State College
  • Lorette Pellettiere Calix, Empire State College
  • Richard Cattabiani, Ulster County Community College
  • Xenia Coulter, Empire State College

Empire State College

2014

Tier Three

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Development of a MOOC course/tutorial to enable international students to navigate U.S. style virtual learning environments when considering U.S. higher education programs.

Project Outcome:

Over 4,800 students registered for iMOOC on Coursera, which was promoted internationally through the Department of State.

Project Outcome Report
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Use of e-Portfolio to increase student retention and completion in remedial courses.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Freshman Design Innovation

Anurag Purwar

Project Team
  • Patricia Aceves, Stony Brook University
  • Qiaode Jeffrey Ge, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

2014

Tier Three

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Assists students in designing and developing intuitive, multi-touch universal apps for iOS and Android platforms - for application both in-class and online environments.

Project Outcome:

In addition to a new website, Dr. Purwar has created 1) a universal mechanism design application (app) for Apple's iOS and Google's Android platform, and 2) a new Freshman Design Innovation class, which is being offered for the first time at Stony Brook in the Fall 2015.

The motiongen app is now available for download from the Google Play store. It has been submitted for approval to the Apple itunes store. We also created a support site for the app.
The support site has video tutorials on how to use the app.

WAVE-ExSEL

Daniel Murdock

Project Team
  • David Thompson, Cobleskill
  • James Dutcher, Cobleskill

Cobleskill, College of Agriculture & Technology

2014

Tier Three

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Pilots use and application of “wearable technology” such as Google Glass to support experiential learning opportunities through internships and field experiences, specifically in First Responder and Animal Hoof Health courses.

Project Outcome:

Learn about the Google Glass experience on the website and the featured updates in Campus Technology Magazine that captured progress about wearable technology.

Final Report
Project Outcome Report

Development and Assessment of a Multiplayer, Cloud Module for Teaching Population Genetics with Badge Incentives

Katharina Dittmar

Project Team
  • Bina Ramamurthy, University at Buffalo
  • Jessica Poulin, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2014

Tier Three

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Expands on previous development and assessment of a multiplayer, cloud module for teaching population genetics with badge incentives to K-12 and undergraduate students.

Project Outcome:

A multiplayer game app available on iOS, Google Play, and the cloud to introduce students to population genetics and evolution in real time.

SUNY Impact: Designing and Validating a Research-Based Model for Online SUNY Teaching (MOST)

Randy Yerrick

Project Team
  • Christine Kroll, University at Buffalo
  • Ming Chiu, University at Buffalo
  • Peter Shea, University of Albany
  • Robert Bangert Drowns, University of Albany
  • Suzanne Miller, University at Buffalo
  • Yik Ting Choi, University of Hong Kong

University at Buffalo

2014

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

A research partnership between Buffalo and Albany to examine research based best practices for online SUNY teaching.

Project Outcome:

Curriculum design, teacher education pedagogy and cognitive science reviewed for modules development, along with instructor guides and course materials. Beta release of 2 week, 1 credit courses targeted for spring 2016.

MOOC Model for Workforce Development in the High Demand Labor Industry of Home Health Aides/Personal Care Aides

Andrea Wade

Project Team
  • Erin O’Hara-Leslie, SUNY Broome
  • Tera Doty-Blance, SUNY Broome
  • Tracy Smith, Binghamton

Broome Community College

2014

Tier Two

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Creation of a MOOC to support Home Health Care Aides in support of workforce development.

Project Outcome:

MOOC was launched to first cohort of nearly 1,200 students, a mini-documentary is available describing the team's experience of creating the MOOC.

Project Outcome Report

Developing a Tech Hub to Promote the Use of Geographic Information System Technology across SUNY

Mary Perrelli

Project Team
  • Wende Mix, Buffalo State
  • Kelly M. Frothingham, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2014

Tier One

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Use of Geographic Information System technology across SUNY to leverage shareable resources, foster intellectual collaborations, integrate emerging technologies, and provide research support and training to students, faculty and local professionals.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Collaborative Media Center

Samara Smith

Project Team
  • Laura Anker, Old Westbury
  • Niev Duffy, Old Westbury
  • Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, Long Island Wins

Old Westbury

2014

Tier One

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Supports ongoing testing of open digital tools, the creation of online resources, and individualized online and face-to-face support of faculty and students to promote life-long digital literacy.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Ecology and Earth Science Virtual Field Experiences OERs: Expanding Access to Field-Based Research Techniques for Students at a Distance

Nathan Whitley-Grassi

Project Team
  • Audeliz Matias, Empire State College
  • Kevin Woo, Empire State Colleges

Empire State College

2014

Tier One

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Creates open education materials that will be made freely available to support virtual science field experiences.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Implementation of Team-Based Learning in an Asynchronous Distance Education Graduate Nursing Course

Paula Timoney

Project Team
  • Terri Cavaliere, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

2014

Tier Two

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Investigated the impact of team based learning (TBL) in an online learning environment to improve health care delivery and promote patient safety.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

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Develop a tool to support transfer of skills and knowledge from required first-year writing classes to courses across the curriculum and beyond graduation, which research shows neither typically nor sufficiently occurs.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Building Innovative Open Korean and Japanese Courses: A Pilot on Technology-enhanced Curriculum Development

Sarah Jourdain

Project Team
  • Eriko Sato, Stony Brook University
  • Heejeong Sohn, Stony Brook University
  • Julian Chen, Stony Brook University
  • Kayode C.V. Ekwunife-Orakwue, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

2014

Tier Two

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Creation of open content modules to teach and research language acquisition.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Creating Mobile “Makerspaces” to Support Experiential Learning

Dana Antonucci-Durgan

Project Team
  • Susan Wood, Suffolk County Community College
  • Paul Turano, Suffolk County Community College
  • Troy Hahn, Suffolk County Community College
  • Edward Hassildine, Specialist II
  • Damon Vogel, Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College

2014

Tier One

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A low cost mobile solution to pilot a "Makerspace" in support of experiential learning where space is at a premium. Includes opportunity for exploration, tinkering and creating with technology such as laser cutters, welding equipment, 3D printers and robotics.

Project Outcome:

A complete guide for creating a mobile makerspace is available here

Final project report

Improving Student’s Three Dimensional Visualization Skills Using an Augmented Reality Sandbox

Scott Giorgis

Project Team
  • Kirk Anne, Computing and Information Technology (CIT)
  • Nancy Mahlen, Department of Geological Sciences, Geneseo

Geneseo, State University College at

2014

Tier One

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Development of a process using an augmented reality sandbox to assist with ensuring three dimensional models can be reasonably translated back into two dimensional characteristics for content curation.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

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Development of a semi-standardized and accessible introduction to Computer Science Course that can potentially be adopted by multiple SUNY campuses.

Project Outcome:

Full report to CCSCNE recommending standardized CS gateway courses is available here.

Project Outcome Report

Graphic Flash: Collaboration between Students in Creative Writing, Illustration, Graphic Design, and Multimedia Design

Kelly Roe

Project Team
  • Leigh Wilson, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Oswego
  • Amy Bartell, School of Communication Media and the Arts, Oswego
  • Cara Thompson, School of Communication Media and the Arts, Oswego

Oswego, State University College at

2014

Tier One

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Students worked across multiple departments to create, and sustain a start-up e-magazine. The project centers on creative partnerships formed across departments for the purpose of simulating professional collaborations in the production creative work.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

A Novel On-line Approach for “e-student” Remote Laboratory Experiments

Daniel Jones

Project Team
  • Mohammed A. Abdallah, SUNY IT

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

2014

Tier Two

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Creation of Remote Laboratory Experiments that will help to determine efficacy of student access to online physics lab environments to help fulfill General Education requirements for students who do not have direct and immediate access to the required laboratory equipment.

Project Outcome:

Have applied for additional IITG funds to extend this project. Have received campus funds to support this project.

Open SUNY Information Literacy Initiatives

Logan Rath

Project Team
  • Jessica Clemens, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Katie DeRusso, SUNY Cobleksill
  • Carleen Huxley, Jefferson Community College
  • Alice Wilson, Monroe Community College

Brockport

2014

Tier Two

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Creation and facilitation of a system for identification and curation of shareable content produced by SUNY faculty.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Increasing Access to Nonprofit Management and Leadership Education

Yvonne Harrison

Project Team
  • Vic Murray, University of Victoria
  • Cyril Oberlander, SUNY College at Geneseo

University at Albany

2014

Tier One

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Creation of a MOOC to develop leadership to non-profit organizations. Includes use of an Open SUNY textbook and board development diagnostic tool.

Project Outcome:

Original Coursera course has been modularized to a specialization with capstone experience.

Designing Innovative Online Learning: Integrating a Coursera MOOC with Open SUNY Badging

Trudi Jacobson & Tom Mackey

Project Team
  • Michele Forte, SUNY Empire State College
  • Kathleen Stone, Empire State College
  • Amy L. McQuigge, SUNY Empire State College
  • Jenna Hecker, University at Albany
  • Kelsey O’Brien, University at Albany

University at Albany

2014

Tier Three

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Integration of MOOC content on Coursera and Canvas platforms with Open SUNY Badging. Expands on an earlier project to promote student metaliteracy through a MOOCs and badge-based competencies.

Project Outcome:

Two very successful MOOCs were launched on 1) Canvas and 2) Coursera. Robust outcomes are available detailing the faculty and learner experience integrating badges into MOOC platforms.

Project Outcome Report

Information Resources for Evidence-Based Interprofessional Health Care Decisions: Developing, Testing and Evaluating Library-Based Innovative Technology Enhanced Team Instruction Methods

Amy Lyons

Project Team
  • Maryruth Glogowski, Buffalo State
  • Gary D. Byrd, University at Buffalo
  • Paul T. Wietig, University at Buffalo
  • Nell Aronoff, University at Buffalo
  • Sharon Murphy, University at Buffalo
  • Elizabeth M. Stellrecht, University at Buffalo
  • Deborah McConnell Chiarella, University at Buffalo
  • Michelle Zafron, University at Buffalo
  • Howard B. Pikoff, University at Buffalo
  • Michael Lavin, University at Buffalo
  • Amy Lyons, University at Buffalo
  • Andrew Symons, University at Buffalo
  • Nancy Campbell-Heider, University at Buffalo
  • Donald Antonson, University at Buffalo
  • Kathleen M. K. Boje, University at Buffalo
  • Patricia J. Ohtake, University at Buffalo
  • Diane E. Elze, University at Buffalo
  • Paul E. Tesluk, University at Buffalo
  • Rosemary B. Lubinski, University at Buffalo
  • Jeremiah S. Grabowski, University at Buffalo
  • Caryn Sobieski-VanDelinder, University at Buffalo
  • Katie Bertel, Buffalo State
  • Leah Galka, Buffalo State
  • Carol A. DeNysschen, Buffalo State
  • Constance Dean Qualls, Buffalo State

University at Buffalo

2014

Tier Two

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A partnership to study information resources for evidence-based interprofessional health care decisions (IPE) - developing, testing and evaluating library based innovative technology enhanced team instruction methods.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

iTutor and iDemo: 3D Computer Vision/Graphics with Intelligent Avatar Interaction

Lijun Yin

Project Team
  • Greta Mayers, Binghamton University

Binghamton University

2013

Tier Three

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Coupled with NSF funding, a virtual avatars will recognize and react to student's expressions, gazes, hand gestures, etc. to both interpret (iTutor) and respond (iDEMO) within computer science courses.

Project Outcome:

Website describing facial recognition features and a YouTube video explains the research.

Project Outcome Report

Integrating Mobile Technology to Enhance Geriatric Social Work Training

Paul Gould

Project Team
  • Shawn Berkowitz, Upstate Medical University
  • Suk-Young Kang, Binghamton University

Binghamton University

2013

Tier Two

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Mobile technology initiative will provide a platform for enhanced student learning and evaluation through a three-tier training experience related to depression, dementia & delirium in geriatric patients.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

LOOP: A Project in Creative Instruction for Music Technology [Learn-Operate-Outreach-Perform]

J Tomás Henriques

Project Team

Buffalo State College

2013

Tier Three

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LOOP (Learn, Operate, Outreach, Perform) supports creation of a digital/electronic music lab that will support an online masters program.

Project Outcome:

The project final report describes key learning outcomes.

A Virtual Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (VIAL) for Buffalo State and Open SUNY

Jinseok Heo

Project Team
  • Alexander Nazarenko, Buffalo State College
  • M. Scott Goodman, Buffalo State College

Buffalo State College

2013

Tier One

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Creation of online modules to support student not yet exposed to advanced analytical instruments for use in advanced chemical analysis, forensic investigation, and materials characterization.

Project Outcome:

The project outcomes share demonstration modules on a range of analytical instruments.

Project Outcome Report

Virtual Infrastructure for Data Intensive Analysis (VIDIA)

Steven M. Gallo

Project Team
  • Matthew D. Jones, University at Buffalo
  • Cynthia D. Cornelius, University at Buffalo
  • Jeanette M. Sperhac, University at Buffalo
  • Brian M. Lowe, SUNY Oneonta
  • Gregory Fulkerson, SUNY Oneonta
  • William Wilkerson, SUNY Oneonta
  • Brett Heindl, SUNY Oneonta
  • Achim Koeddermann, SUNY Oneonta
  • James Greenberg, SUNY Oneonta

University at Buffalo

2013

Tier Three

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Partnering of supercomputing infrastructure and data scientists to support undergraduate education through use OER visualization tools.

Project Outcome:

A SUNY Research Foundation "Learning Tuesdays" talk describes the VIDIA project in detail (Scroll to VIDIA specific talk at 22 minutes). Can be viewed here.

Project Outcome Report

SUNY Games II

Peter Shea

Project Team
  • Dr. Alandeon W. Oliveira, University at Albany
  • Jason Vickers, University at Albany
  • Daniel Goodwin, University at Albany
  • Jennifer Goodall, University at Albany
  • George Berg, University at Albany
  • James McElwaine, Purchase College; Queens College, CUNY
  • Prof. Jianwei Zhang, University at Albany
  • Dr. Roberta Johnson, University at Albany
  • Dr. Edward Bever, SUNY College at Old Westbury
  • Larry Dugan, Finger Lakes Community College
  • Bina Ramamurthy, University at Buffalo
  • Diane G. Gal, Empire State College
  • Eileen O’Connor, Empire State College
  • Tobi Saulnier, First Playable Games
  • Aaron Westendorf, Agora Games
  • Glenn Van Knowe, MESO
  • Anna Zhou, University at Albany

University at Albany

2013

Tier Three

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Expansion of a joint, online, academic program that promotes understanding of games for learning and results in a network of interdisciplinary participants by partnering with industry (First Playable, Agora Games, and the atmospheric simulation and forecasting company MESO).

Project Outcome:

Website describes plans for game development across SUNY.

Project Outcome Report