Start Small! Mini-Grants

The list of awardees and courses can be found below.  Additional RFPs will be issued in the next academic year.  We look forward to continuing to support Columbia faculty as they develop new and exciting enhancements of teaching and learning at the University, and showcase our outstanding faculty and curriculum to a global audience.

Spring 2019 Start-Small! Mini-Grant Awardees

Keri Bertino, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Polyphonic Teaching for Polyphonic Texts

Course l Polyphonic Novels
Semester l Spring 2020
Audience l Graduate Students

Scott Banta, Professor of Chemical Engineering

Development of a Case & ARS Question Database for Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Course l  Introduction to Chemical Engineering
Semester l Fall 2019
Audience l Undergraduate Students

Christopher Chen, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Programs and Services

Development of a Case & ARS Question Database for Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Course l Introduction to Chemical Engineering
Semester l Fall 2019
Audience l Undergraduate Students

Helen de Pinho, Assistant Professor

Digital Instruction for Public Health Policy Advocacy

Course l Integration of Science and Practice
Semester l Fall 2019
Audience l Graduate Students

Vicky Evangelidis- Sakellson, Professor of Dental Medicine

Moving Beyond Lectures: Active Strategies for Transforming an Interdisciplinary Case-Based Review Course

Course l Integrated Disciplines and Case-Based Review
Semester l Spring 2020
Audience l Graduate Students

Ana Kelly, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Implementing Case-based Learning through Technology into Medical-Surgical Nursing Education

Course l The Science of Nursing Practice with Adults
Semester l Fall 2019
Audience l Graduate Students

Caroline Marvin, Director of Academic Affairs,  Lecturer in the Discipline of Psychology

Learning Skills and Content through a Case Studies Approach to Team-Based Learning

Course l Methods & Issues in the Study of Brain & Behavior
Semester l Spring 2020
Audience l Undergraduate Students

Spring 2018 Start-Small! Mini-Grant Awardees

Maria Abascal, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Learning Experimental Methods Through Hands-On Data Collection

Course l Experimental Methods for Social Research
Semester l Spring 2019
Audience l Graduate Students

 

Bill Bower, Special Lecturer in Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Game-based Program Planning & Logic Model learning experience

Course l Mailman School Core Curriculum: Public Health Interventions Studio; Program Planning & Evaluation Module
Semester l Fall 2018
Audience l Graduate Students

 

Samantha Garbers, Special Lecturer in Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Game-based Program Planning & Logic Model learning experience

Course l Mailman School Core Curriculum: Public Health Interventions Studio; Program Planning & Evaluation Module
Semester l Fall 2018
Audience l Graduate Students

 

Logan Brenner, Lecturer in the Discipline of Earth and Environmental Science

Development and Implementation of Brain and Behavior Case-Based Learning Experience to Enhance Scientific Habits of Mind in the Columbia College Core Curriculum

Course l Frontiers of Science
Semester l Spring 2019
Audience l Undergraduate Students

 

Ellen Crapster-Pregont, Lecturer in the Discipline of Earth and Environmental Science

Development and Implementation of Brain and Behavior Case-Based Learning Experience to Enhance Scientific Habits of Mind in the Columbia College Core Curriculum

Course l Frontiers of Science
Semester l Spring 2019
Audience l Undergraduate Students

 

Daniel Esposito, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Evaluation and Assessment Tools for a Course-based Crowdsourcing Activity

Course l Solar Fuels
Semester l Fall 2018
Audience l Undergraduate and Graduate Students

 

Alice Heicklen, Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Biological Sciences

Developing probing questions for original research article class discussions

Course l Developmental Biology
Semester l Spring 2019
Audience l Undergraduate and Graduate Students

 

Denise Milstein, Lecturer in the Discipline of Sociology

Dispatches from the Field: Social Observation in Print

Course l Thesis Seminar I and II
Semester l Fall 2018
Audience l Graduate Students

 

Amy Starecheski, Director of the Oral History Master of Arts Program

Curating Oral Histories: Audience Engagement, Evaluation, and Student Learning

Course l Curating Oral Histories
Semester l Spring 2019
Audience l Graduate Students

 

Elsa Stéphan, Lecturer in the Discipline of French

Creative use of digital tools in the language classroom

Course l Elementary French II
Semester l Spring 2019
Audience l Undergraduate Students