Nine Projects Win 1996 Teaching/Advising Grants

The Office of the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties has announced that nine projects have won 1996 Teaching/Advising Grants.

Two Fine Arts Department faculty members received awards. Prof. John Michalczyk won for his proposal on integrating art into the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program curriculum, while Assoc. Prof. Jeffery Howe received a grant to develop an on-line computer archive of digital images for teaching architecture.

A group of Romance Languages faculty led by Assoc. Prof. Elizabeth Rhodes earned a grant to design a course for a new curriculum in Spanish. Other faculty members in the group are Prof. Dwayne Carpenter, Prof. Enrique Ojeda, Assoc. Prof. Harry Rosser and Asst. Prof. Irene Mizrahi.

Assoc. Prof. Margaret Thomas (Slavic and Eastern Languages) received an award to develop a capstone course on classics in linguistics. Other A&S faculty earning awards were Assoc. Prof. James Wallace (English), for "Teaching the Use of Resources of Project Agora to Create 'Networked Classrooms' for the Teaching of Writing," and Assoc. Prof. Clare O'Connor (Biology), for "'Virtual' Experiments in Cell Biology."

The other winners are: Assoc. Prof. Alec Peck (SOE), for his proposal on training faculty for new computer technology skills; Asst. Prof. Thomas Porter (CSOM), for "Method of Incorporating a Stronger Processing Component into the Introductory Financial Accounting Course"; and Assoc. Prof. Anne Norris (SON), for "Updating Nu523: A Computer Analysis of Health Care Data."

-S.H.

Return to May 24 menu

Return to Chronicle Home Page