2016-17 Teaching Innovation Grant Recipients

Fall 2016

Name Department Project Title
Wendy Cadge Sociology; Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Religion at Brandeis: An Interactive Case Study
Irina Dubinina and Curt Woolhiser German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature Increasing Structural Accuracy in the Acquisition of Russian
Hiase Fujiwara German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature Collaborative Project Targeting Advanced-Level Students of Japanese at Brandeis and Chuo University Students in Japan
Charles Golden Anthropology; Latin American and Latino Studies Moving Archaeology: Video Vignettes From the Field and Lab
Timothy Hickey and Antonella DiLillo Computer Science Maintaining Diversity in CS 11a
Sarah Lamb Anthropology The Body Project: An Anthropology Research Lab
Marya Lowry, William Flesch and Marjorie Margolis Theater Arts Teaching Shakespeare: Up Close and Personal
Paul Miller Biology Redesigning Computational Neuroscience Using the Flipped / Inverted Classroom Approach
Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson Heller School for Social Policy and Management Diversity and Intersectionality Primer (Resource Guide) for Social Policy Faculty
Joseph Reimer Education Asking Questions That Matter
Benjamin Rogers Physics Using Inquiry-Driven Experimental Research to Highlight the Relevance of Physics to the Biological Sciences
Kathrin Seidl German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature Redesigning Language Courses Through Technology-Assisted Exams
Nate Tompkins Physics Revitalizing Introductory Physics With Collaborative Team Teaching
Stephen Van Hooser Biology Brief Online Lectures and Workbooks for Teaching Mathematical Concepts Underlying Statistics (BIOL 107a)

Spring 2017

Name Department Project Title
Jonathan Anjaria Anthropology From the Field to the Screen: Doing and Communicating Ethnographic Research Through Films
Douglas Bafford Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program A Laboratory for Scholarly Inquiry: Toward a Deeper Integration of First-Year Students Within an Interdisciplinary Academic Community via the Writing Curriculum
Robert Carver Brandeis International Business School Enhanced Course Offerings for International Business School Data Analytics Specialization
Greg L. Childs History The Colonial Wager: A Game of Slavery, Sovereignty and Empire
Deborah Garnick Heller School for Social Policy and Management Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in College Teaching
Erik Hemdal Graduate Professional Studies Software Toolchain How-To
Melissa Kosinski-Collins Biology Bringing Inquiry-based Laboratory Design to an Undergraduate Plant Biology Course
Brad Morrison Brandeis International Business School Crisis Management Simulation
Carina Ray African and African American Studies Pilot Pretenure Faculty Mentorship Program: Faculty Success Program Module
Kim Round Graduate Professional Studies Enhancing Student Engagement and Achievement Through Voice and Visual Interaction Using VoiceThread
R. Pito Salas Computer Science Multisemester, Multicohort Courses
Ellen Wright Psychology I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Using the Internet to Teach Critical Thinking, Fluent Writing, Better Quantitative Skills and Strong Interpersonal Connections