Blended Learning Grant Program

Jackson Grant Recipients Announced

Due to a generous gift from William G. Jackson, the William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is pleased to announce the 2015 grant recipients. Nearly $55,000 in grants were awarded to instructors and teams of instructors at $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 levels. These grants will support course/program reform or expansion projects using blended and online learning.   

This year's solicitation placed special emphasis on mentoring of instructors new to blended learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, shared content, matching support, testing and assessment. A committee, assembled by the Provost and the CTL Director, reviewed many compelling grant proposals in order to select this year's grant recipients.
$10,000 Level
  • Composition in Digital Environments ($9,846), Marika Siegel and Abraham Romeny (HU)
  • "Flipping KIP": A Blended Learning Approach for Kinesiology Laboratories ($7,567), Steven Elmer (KIP)
  • Extension of Blended Learning across the Calculus Sequence, Todd King (Math)
  • Global Issues Blended Learning Initiative, Jonathan Robins (SS)

$5,000 Level

  • Integrative Statistics for Social, Behavioral and Biological Sciences Using Blended Learning ($3,000), Susan Amato-Henderson (CLS)
  • Development of Blended Learning Course for more Flexible, Online Course Options and Community College ($3,000), Tara Bal (SFRES)
  • Shared, Organized Resources for Teaching (SORT), Amy Hamlin (EF)
  • Blended and Active Learning for Health Sciences at Michigan Tech, Brigitte Morin (Bio Sci)

    $1,000 Level
  • "Starting from Scratch": Chemical Engineering Laboratory Exercises for Online Courses, Tim Eisele (ChE)
  • Creating Interactive E-Reading Assignments for Blended Learning, Chunming Gao (SoT)
  • Computational Science Models, Ben Ong (Math) 

Jackson Grant winners are currently developing materials, and will showcase their work at a Lunch and Learn event scheduled for October 13, 2015