Projects Underway

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

Ms. Tannie Tung

Project Team
  • John Rocco
  • Roxanne Thompson
  • Kristin Hart

Maritime College

2017

Tier Three

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.

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Bamboo Canvas: Instructional Innovation for a Globalized Classroom

Ms. Lucia DeRespinis, Executive Director, Grants Office

Project Team

Fashion Institute of Technology

2017

Tier Three

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?

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

Dr. Julienne Cuccio Slichko, Instructional Developer

Project Team
  • Brian Doubleday  Chief Accounting Officer– University Libraries  
  • Peter Shea  Associate Provost, Online Learning 

Albany, University at

2017

Tier Two

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.   

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

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

Project Team

Adirondack Community College

2017

Tier One

$9,141.00

Project Summary:

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.

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

Alex Kumi-Yeboah

Project Team

Albany, University at

2016

Tier One

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Project Summary:

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

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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Outcomes TBD

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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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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

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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, State University College at

2016

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

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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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

Buffalo, University at

2016

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

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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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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Project Summary:

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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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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Project Summary:

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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Project Summary:

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

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

Buffalo, University at

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

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

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

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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Project Summary:

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

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016). Also partnering with Alfred State and Niagara Community College to maximize SUNY Accessibility Outcomes.

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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Project Summary:

Faculty development conference to support online accessible content.

Project Outcome:

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

Developing a Semi-standardized and Accessible Introduction to Computer Science Course for the SUNY System

Sen Zhang

Project Team

Oneonta, State University College at

2014

Tier One

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Project Summary:

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.

Developing Co-curricular Courses that Lead to Critical Thinking in On-line and Hybrid Coursework

Jeffrey Linn

Project Team
  • Lynae Sakshaug, Associate Professor, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Empire State College
  • Frank McDonald, Assistant Professor, Master of Arts in Teaching, Empire State College
  • Elizabeth Heavey, Associate Professor, Nursing, SUNY College at Brockport

Brockport, State University College at

2013

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Interdisciplinary project with professors in Educational Administration, Nursing and Teacher Education to investigate, design and implement curriculum for asynchronous courses that combine rigorous assignments and assessments that lead to critical thinking and are aligned with the K-12 Common Core Learning Standards.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD.

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