Projects Underway

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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:

Development of Open Sustainability Curriculum Resources

Dr. Karleen West

Project Team

Geneseo

2018

Tier One

$9,500.00

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Project Summary:

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:

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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Project Summary:

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:

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.

The E-Textbook Opportunity: The Time is Now for SUNY, Phase 2

Dean Hendrix

Project Team
  • Charles Lyons, University at Buffalo Libraries
  • Mary Jo Orzech, SUNY College at Brockport
  • Pamela J Peters, SUNY Delhi

University at Buffalo

2013

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Continued exploration of e-textbook adoption with new assessment methodologies related to student learning outcomes, developing longitudinal data sets for pinpointing trends among specific student populations, analyzing the impact of price on e-textbook adoption and investigating the feasibility of a student-centered e-textbook model.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD