Projects Underway

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Materials Matter: Integrating Science and Aesthetics for STEM Education

Dr. Valerie Imbruce, Assistant Director of Research Development

Project Team
  • Dr. Hilary Becker
  • Paul Parker
  • Provost Donald Nieman

Binghamton University

2017

Tier Two

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."

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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
  • Alainya Kavaloski
  • Beth Martin, Purchasing Manager
  • Dr. Douglas Scheidt

Canton, College of Technology at

2017

Tier Three

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.

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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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Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music Renewal

Natalie Sarrazin

Project Team
  • Tony Dumas, Brockport

Brockport, State University College at

2016

Tier One

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Project Summary:

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

Project Outcome:

Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music

Natalie Sarrazin

Project Team
  • Tony Dumas, The College at Brockport

Brockport, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

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

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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Project Summary:

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)

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

Buffalo, University at

2014

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

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:

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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Project Summary:

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.

Engaging Students in Information Literacy and Digital Literacy through Emerging Technologies

Jessica Clemons

Project Team
  • Stephen P. Weiter, SUNY ESF

Environmental Science and Forestry, College of

2012

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Demonstration project using the iPod touch, students will take photos of the spaces and resources in the library and use digital storytelling tools to tell a story about their orientation experience to the library.

Project Outcome:

All resourcesshared for how the "wayfinding" experience was set up and measured.

Non-Profit Community Partner Service Project

Amy Dohm

Project Team
  • Nathan Franklin, Clinton Community College

Clinton Community College

2012

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Pilot use of Prezi in student presentations partnered with community based organizations to provide experiential learning around promotion and engagement of target audiences.

Project Outcome:

Students responded well to the service learning assignments and guidance. Exercises, timeline and prezi debrief is available here.

SUNY Distance Mentored Undergraduate Research: Leveraging System Expertise to Enhance Learning

Lori Bernard

Project Team
  • Jack Croxton, SUNY Fredonia
  • Danielle Garneau, SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Shashi Kanbur, SUNY Oswego

Geneseo, State University College at

2012

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Computer mediated technology to support undergraduate research mentoring and exploration of technology use in faculty development.

Project Outcome:

Recommendations for use of virtual tools for mentorship is available here.

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