2016 AEA Grant Recipients

2016 AEA Grant Recipients

The Office for Academic Excellence and Assessment is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Faculty Development Grants for the Assessment of Student Learning/Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

To view the abstracts of the successfully funded projects click the following links:

Creating Changes in Faith Practices through THL 110-The Christian Tradition, Then and Now

  • Max Engel, Ph.D., Education and Theology, Principal Investigator
  • C. Timothy Dickel, Ph.D., Education, Co-principal Investigator

Using Reflections to Capture and Probe Student Epistemologies and Attitudes

  • Gintaras Duda, Ph.D., Chemistry, Principal Investigator
  • Alexis Munchrath, Chemistry Student, Co-principal Investigator

The Tactile Experience of Making Hardware: Creating a Hands-On Digital Circuit Lab for CSC 414 Students

  • Brian Kokensparger, Ph.D, Journalism, Media and Computing, Principal Investigator

Meeting Milestones: Assessing the Effect of a Dissertation Proposal Development Course on the Quality and Timeliness of Dissertation Proposals and Defenses

  • James R. Martin Jr., Ph.D., Ed.D. Program in Interdisciplinary Leadership, Principal Investigator
  • Leah Georges, Ph.D., M.L.S., Ed.D. Program in Interdisciplinary Leadership, Co-principal Investigator
  • Gretchen Oltman, J.D., Ph.D., Ed.D. Program in Interdisciplinary Leadership, Co-principal Investigator

Applying Gallup StrengthsQuest Themes to Learning and Academic Success Strategies

  • Kevin Powers, Ph.D., Academic Success, SPAHP, Principal Investigator
  • Katie Wadas-Thalken, M.Ed., Academic Success, SPAHP, Co-principal Investigator

Writing across the Curriculum: How Reliable is our Standardized Rubric?

  • Margo J. Minnich, Nursing, Principal Investigator
  • Mandy J. Kirkpatrick, MSN, RN-BC, Nursing
  • Helen S. Chapple, Ph.D., RN, MSN, CT, Nursing
  • Anne M. Schoening, Ph.D., RN, CNE, Nursing
  • Joely T. Goodman, MSN, RN, Nursing
  • Ali A. Whittaker, Ed.D., MS, RN, Nursing

Assessment of a Novel Leadership Skill Development Assignment in OTD 406 Management and Program Development

  • Amy Mayer, OTD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapy, Principal Investigator
  • Katie Wadas-Thalken, M.Ed., Academic Success 
  • Andrea Thinnes, OTD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapy