Projects Underway

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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

Canton, College of Technology

2017

Tier Three

$60,000.00

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:

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

Project Summary:

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:

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

Fredonia, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Use of software to understand and troubleshoot microcontrollers in lab settings

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 at

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

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

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)

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

Aaron Heap

Project Team
  • Suraj Uttamchandani, Geneseo

Geneseo, State University College at

2014

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Creation of flipped classroom modules to support math curriculum.

Project Outcome:

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

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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Project Summary:

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

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

Albany, University at

2014

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

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.