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Learning technologies enrichment grants awarded

Seven grants have been awarded for the 1999-2000 academic year under the Learning Technologies Enrichment Program.

The funded grants include "Enhancing Student Learning with Distance Learning and Mobile Computing: The Studio in a Suitcase," $7,997, John M. Reynolds, architecture;

"Interactive Web-based Elements for Teaching Botany," $5,900, Kenneth G. Wilson, botany;

"Multimedia for the Small Classroom," $8,997, Robert Thurston, Renee Baernstein, Jay Baird, David Fahey, Charlotte Newman Goldy, Yihong Pan, Allan Winkler and Judith P. Zinsser, history;

"Miami in Europe/Europe at Miami: Europe 2000: A Web Site for Facilitating Teaching and Learning About the New Europe," $8,227, George S. Vascik, history, Frances Fowler, educational leadership, Dennis Sullivan, economics, Stanley Toops, international studies and Jenny Presnell, libraries;

"Symbolic, Numerical and Graphical Tools for Teaching and Learning Multivariable Mathematics," $7,990, Stephen E. Wright, mathematics and statistics;

"Digital Pianos to Enhance Student Learning" $20,000, Siok L. Tan, Judith Delzell, Robert Thomas, music; and

"Incorporating Bioimaging Technology into Developmental Biology Teaching Laboratories," $16,000, Nancy M. Mozingo, Katia Del Rio-Tsonis and Joyce Fernandes, zoology.

The Learning Technologies Enrichment Program is a yearly grant competition administered by the Office for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching to support faculty development and integration of technology in the curriculum. Over the seven years of awards, the program has funded 62 grants for more than $635,000.

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Date Published: 12/09/1999
Volume: 19   Number: 19


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