29 Projects Receive DELTA Grants

Jane Lubischer works with students during class.

Jane Lubischer works with students during a first-year life sciences survey class in Jordan Hall. Her distance education proposal is one of 29 funded by DELTA Grants this year.

DELTA has announced $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 projects submitted by faculty and staff representing eight academic colleges and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs.

The grants are part of DELTA’s innovative efforts to create solutions to instructional challenges by promoting the use of instructional technology and course design. This year’s grants are being awarded in six categories: faculty fellows, blended learning, critical path course redesign, online and distance education, exploratory, and rapid design.

Recipient Grant Type Title College Department
Marissa Herchler Exploratory Augmented Reality for Process Flow and Formulation CALS Prestage Family Department of Poultry Science
Julianne Treme Rapid Design Gamification: Leveling Up in Economics CALS Agricultural and Resource Economics
Steven Hall Blended Learning Development of a Distance Ed Aquacultural Engineering Course CALS Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Marne Coit Rapid Design Food Law CALS Agricultural and Resource Economics
Deborah Littlejohn Exploratory If This Is Theory, Why Isn’t it Boring? Connecting a Traditional Text[book] to Real-Life Context Using Augmented Reality Design Graphic Design
Jamie Pearson Online and Distance Education Strengthening the Online Learning Environment for ECI 416 Through Virtual Simulation Education Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
Meghan Manfra Rapid Design Enhancing the Digital History Graduate Course Education Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
Michelle Bartlett Online and Distance Education Alignment of Master’s in Training and Development Courses With Association of Talent Development’s Core Compentencies Education Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development
Jessica Hunt Rapid Design Re-Envisioning Exceptionality – Widening the Space for Special Education Education Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
Lina Battestilli Critical Path Course Redesign Redesign of CSC113: Introduction to Computing – MATLAB Engineering Computer Science
Xinyu Zhang and Emil Polyak Exploratory Virtual Reality to Enhance Bioprocessing Course Curriculum Engineering BTEC
Mary Wyer and Heather Perkins Exploratory Scientist Spotlights CHASS Psychology
Lori Foster Rapid Design Modernizing DE Psy 307: Introduction to Industrial-Organizational Psychology CHASS Psychology
Adriana de Souza e Silva Rapid Design Redesigning COM487 as a DE Course CHASS Communication
Stephanie Jeffries and Zakiya Leggett Critical Path Course Redesign Redesign of ES 100: Introduction to Environmental Sciences CNR Forestry and Environmental Resources
Janell Moretz and Erin Adair Exploratory Special Event Planning Using Virtual Reality CNR Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Elizabeth Dempster Critical Path Course Redesign Redesign of Math 111: Precalculus Mathematics Sciences Mathematics
Karl Wegmann and DelWayne Bohnenstiehl Exploratory Exploration of a Location-Based Learning Platform for Higher Education Sciences Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Jay Levine Online and Distance Education Catastrophic Earth Sciences Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Jane Lubischer Online and Distance Education Neurobiology of Learning and Applications to Education Grant Proposal Sciences Biological Sciences
Sarah Khan and Neal Parker Critical Path Course Redesign Redesign of BUS 340: Information Systems Management, With Flipped and Hybrid Approach PCOM Business Management
Olga Kleiankina Exploratory Interactive Class Piano: Web Book and a Mobile App DASA Music
Melissa Ramirez Faculty Fellows Faculty Fellows Applicant Sciences Biological Sciences
Stacy Supak Faculty Fellows Faculty Fellows Applicant CNR Center for Geospatial Analytics
Justin Post Faculty Fellows Faculty Fellows Applicant Sciences Statistics
James McConnell Faculty Fellows Faculty Fellows Applicant CHASS Foreign Languages and Literatures
Angie Smith Faculty Fellows (Continuing) Faculty Fellows (Continuing) Education Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development
Justin Post Critical Path Course Redesign (Continuing) Adaptive Learning and Improved Critical Thinking Skills in ST 370 Sciences Statistics
Sarah Heckman Critical Path Course Redesign (Continuing) Redesign of CSC 326: Creating an Agile Course to Support Software Engineering Process Engineering Computer Science

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