Sample Projects

Sample AEA Grant Projects

*Note:  Previous years' projects may have included faculty conference travel as a budget item.  That practice has been discontinued -- budget items should support the assessment/SoTL work rather than the presentation of results.

A Hybrid Approach to Logic Instruction in Philosophy:  Proposal for a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Project 
          Primary Investigator: Kevin M. Graham, Ph.D.  

Making the Grade:  Implementing Uniform Grading Procedures in Courses Offered Across Two Modalities   
          Primary Investigator: Jacqueline N. Font-Guzman, J.D., Ph.D.
          Co-Investigator: Noam Ebner, LLM 

Impact of iPad Use on Student Learning
          Primary Investigator: C. Timothy Dickel, Ed.D.
          Co-Investigator: Maya M. Khanna, Ph.D. 

Engaging Occupational Therapy Students on Level II Fieldwork through the Use of Synchronous Online Discussion Groups
          Co-Investigator: Andrea Thinnes, OTD, OTR/L
          Co-Investigator: Anna Domina, OTD, OTR/L

An Investigation of the Influence of Previous team Experience on Medical Students' Attitudes about the Value of Teamwork 
          Primary Investigator: Kathryn N. Huggett, Ph.D.
          Co-Investigator: Thomas Pisarri, Ph.D. 
          Co-Investigator: Kathryn Istas, M.P.H.

Assessment of Pain Management Therapeutic Outcomes Training Using a "Gaming-Technology" Scenario
          Primary Investigator: Amy Pick, PharmD

Are physical exam skills important?  A survey of medical student and resident perceptions.
         Primary Investigator: Jason Lambrecht, PharmD, MD

Assessment of Concept Mapping as a Learning Method in a Human Anatomy Course
          Primary Investigator: Robert Sandstrom PhD, PT

Integration and Assessment of Concept Mapping as a Tool to Synthesize Concepts in a Pharmacy Communication skills Course
          Primary Investigator: Michele Faulkner, PharmD
          Co-Investigator: Robyn Teply, PharmD, MBA 

Designing Student Learning and Outcomes Assessment Using Accreditation Standards
          Primary Investigator: G. H. (Herb) Grandbois 

What Constitutes Occupational Therapy Leaders: An Investigation into Promising OTD Graduates
          Primary Investigator: Keli Mu, Ph.D. OTR/L
          Co-Investigator: Al Bracciano, EdD. OTR/L, FAOTA

The Development and Implementation of an Assessment Process for Service Learning Experiences
          Primary Investigator: Alice Smith, M.S. Ed.

Evaluation of Electronic Integration of Content on Second Year Doctor of Pharmacy Student Learning
          Principle Investigator: Naser Z. Alsharif, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
          Co-Principle Investigaor: Tracy A. Chapman, M.Ed.

Engaging Students: The Community as a Classroom
         Principle Investigator: Joy Doll, OTD, OTR/L
         Principle Investigator: Kathy Flecky, OTD, OTR/L

Assessing the Foreign Language Requirement of the Core Curriculum: Maximizing the Student Learning Experience
          Principle Invesitgator: J. McClanahan, Ph.D.

Evaluating the Effect of Instruction on Student Learning  
          Principal Investigator:  Beverly A. Doyle, Ph.D.

Cumulative Final Exams:  A Continual Review of the Impact on Student Learning  
          Pricipal Investigator: Maya M. Khanna, Ph.D.
          Co-Principal Investigator:  Amy Badura Brack, Ph.D.
          Co-Principal Investigator:  Laura L. Finken, Ph.D.

Assessment of Clinical Reasoning throughout the Physical Therapy Curriculum and Beyond 
          Principle Investigator:  Julie Ekstrum, Pt, DPT, CCS 

Assessing Student Learning of Ignatian Values through Reflection in a Service-Learning Course
          Co-Investigator:  Kelly A. Gould, RDH, MA
          Co-Investigator: Kathleen Flecky, OTD, OTR/L