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Project Summary:

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.

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

Alex Kumi-Yeboah

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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.

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The study provides insight into the way in which cultural diversity affects instructional practices of college instructors, and how to incorporate diversity into instructional strategies to help diverse students succeed. This study opens the door for additional research on instructors’ perspectives and understandings of cultural diversity to help them facilitate cultural response pedagogy to support diverse learners in online learning environments. At a broader level, the study provides an opportunity for instructors who teach online courses to design and implement collaborative learning activities to help diverse students succeed in online learning environments.

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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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