Congratulations to the following Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies (DAUS) faculty who were awarded Innovation in Teaching and Learning Scholar grants! The grant aims to empower faculty to create inventive curricular and teaching design initiatives that challenge conventional classroom boundaries and engage students in rich and meaningful learning experiences.
Donatella Delfino will implement and assess a teaching strategy aimed at enhancing students' experience of linear algebra.
Donatella Delfino and Christos Noutsos, will examine the effects of implementing a web-based lab component and open-source course materials on students’ perceived learning, motivation and achievement within a Human Genetics course.
Nira Kaplan will examine the impact of virtual and traditional field trips on higher-level instruction in the humanities and social sciences.
Julia Keefer will examine the components of storytelling in unconventional ways, the integration of new technology tools, and the use of multi-sensory stimulation to bring literature to life.
Olivia Mendivil Ramos will examine the use of machine-learning techniques to improve the teaching of STEM-related subjects.
The SPS Innovations in Teaching and Learning grant is administered by the NYUSPS Center for Academic Excellence and Support and aims to empower faculty to create inventive curricular and teaching design initiatives that challenge conventional classroom boundaries and engage students in rich and meaningful learning experiences.
Grant awardees receive a stipend to develop and implement a new design and teaching strategy and measure the impact of the new approach.
Please join us in congratulating these recipients for the school-wide recognition of their contributions!