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Adapting MOOC Courses to the Needs of Existing Educational Structures

Cyndi Burnett

Project Team
  • John Cabra, Buffalo State
  • Selcuk Acar, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Adapting an existing MOOC content, including LMS integration, to support seated courses as part of an existing program in Creative Studies.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to Coursera on-demand portal for possible future specialization.

Project Outcome Report

iMOOC: A Multiuser Platform for International Online Learners: Phase Two

Valeri Chukhlomin

Project Team
  • Bidhan Chandra, Empire State College
  • Anant Deshpande, Empire State College
  • Aiko Pletch, SUNY New Paltz

Empire State College

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Scaling up an existing MOOC to focus on competency-based, on-demand learning - including use in remedial education for incoming and current international students.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to on-demand specialization.

Final Report
Project Outcome Report

TeachLivE from New York: It’s SUNY Wide! Enhancing Pedagogical Practice within a Simulated Environment

Krista Vince Garland

Project Team
  • Karen Bell, SUNY New Paltz
  • Sharon Raimondi, University at Buffalo

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Support of three full day workshops within a virtual classroom to explore a mixed methods research study, and disseminate information from findings to stakeholders. Artifacts from this project will include the development of template curricula to guide other SUNY departments considering the establishment of a TeachLivE simulation lab to support teacher training.

Project Outcome:

In addition to project outcomes, the website describes the functions and application of the "TeachLivE" simulations in service of teacher preparation.

Final Report
Project Outcome Report

Bring Your Own Learning (BYOL): Using MDM to Personalize Learning Environments to Students

Ken Fujiuchi

Project Team
  • Andrew Chambers, Buffalo State
  • Kerry Renzoni, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Introduction of Mobile Device Management (MDM) to increase personalized learning opportunities for students and faculty.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

iPad Mechanics Physics Instruction

Dan MacIsaac

Project Team
  • David S Abbott, Buffalo State
  • Kathleen Falconer, Buffalo State
  • David Ettestad, Buffalo State
  • David Henry, Buffalo State
  • Brad Gearhart, Buffalo State

Buffalo State College

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Creation of OER learning objects (videos and lab experiment materials) for Introductory Mechanics courses.

Project Outcome:

We employed new technologies (tablet video analysis and production) to physics learning in both entry level and advanced pedagogical methods classes in new ways, seeking to extend subject appeal to more students, including hopefully, traditionally underrepresented students. The intervention was iPad (Tablet) based, but we hope to extend to mainstream modern smart camera phones.

Project Outcome Report

Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music

Natalie Sarrazin

Project Team
  • Tony Dumas, The College at Brockport

Brockport

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Case studies for Problem Based Learning to support a music course, including student learning of rubric development.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Use Software Simulation to Foster Student Learning in Microcontroller Related LABs and Projects

Lei Miao

Project Team
  • Marjaneh Issapour, Farmingdale State College
  • Carlos Jativa, Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Use of software to understand and troubleshoot microcontrollers in lab settings

Project Outcome:

This project helps electrical and computer engineering students complete their microcontroller related courses in a more manageable way.

Project Outcome Report
Final Report

MVCC Open Physics Lab

Derrick Stevens

Project Team
  • Shahida Dar, Mohawk Valley Community College

Mohawk Valley Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Provides remote web access to physical experiments to enable data collection for introductory physics courses.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

SUNY Open Educational Resources: Improving Faculty Discovery and Adoption

Terry Keys and Mark McBride

Project Team
  • Alison Brown, SUNY Geneseo
  • Sam Abramovich, University at Buffalo

Monroe Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Encourages faculty use and assessment of multi-institutional adoption of OER materials aligned to course learning outcomes.

Project Outcome:

The impact OER has had on student learning has been impressive. At both Herkimer and TC3 (two of the project partners) there has been an increase in student class retention.

Project Outcome Report

Developmental Model Reform Initiative Expansion through a Digital Companion Course: Creating Reflective Practioners and Engaged Students

Martha Rottman

Project Team
  • Catherine M. Roche, Rockland Community College

Rockland Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Multi-institutional expansion of developmental education through use of e-Portfolio in English 101 and 102 to create an accelerated learning environment.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Instructional Technology to Stimulate, Enhance, and Attract Students In The Engineering Technology Field

Lucas Craig

Project Team
  • Christina Smith, SUNY Canton
  • Feng Hong, SUNY Canton
  • Rashid Aidun, SUNY Canton

Canton, College of Technology

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Testing of a 3D Projector and gestural software to analyze engineering problems across disciplines.

Project Outcome:

The grant will provide a comprehensive framework of hands-on and inter-disciplinary projects in the engineering technology field to promote and attend engineering technologists in the future. High school students are given the opportunity to achieve college success and pursue an interest in the engineering and science fields.

Project Outcome Report

Open Media Lab

Laura Chipley

Project Team
  • Professor Smith, SUNY College at Old Westbury

Old Westbury

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Creation of OER video and text tutorials to support use of multimedia tools.

Project Outcome:

The Open Media Lab website offers 20 multimedia production tutorials that outline strategies for producing high-quality media with mobile or professional equipment and provide step by step instructions for producing and distributing with free multimedia production software. Created with both educators and students in mind, the OML makes multimedia authorship accessible for those working with basic resources.

Project Outcome Report

Development of a Mastery-Learning Open Online Course in Motor Development Analysis

Helena Baert

Project Team
  • Matthew Madden, SUNY Cortland

Cortland, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Development of a mastery based online course in motor develoment and analysis.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Increasing Technology-Based Pedagogy in Graduate Nursing Students Using the TPACK Model

Cheryle Levitt

Project Team
  • Kirsty Digger, SUNY Delhi
  • Michelle Rogers-Estable, SUNY Delhi
  • Mary Pat Lewis, SUNY Delhi

Delhi, College of Technology at

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Development of online and blended modules to assist with pre-service nursing training and assessment.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Developing a Common Online Mapping Platform for Interdisciplinary, Place-Based Undergraduate Research

Colleen Garrity

Project Team
  • Ken Cooper, SUNY Geneseo
  • Kristina Hannam, SUNY Geneseo
  • Elizabeth Argentieri, SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, State University College at

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Use of GIS mapping technology across disciplines to author layered content for use online by community based organizations.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

On the Road with SUNY

James Kimball

Project Team
  • Glenn McClure, SUNY Geneseo
  • Karen Canning, Batavia NY

Geneseo, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Creation of a mobile GPS app to connect social and cultural issues/artifacts with the history of New York State.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Implementing and Assessing Open Access Physiology Learning Modules

Keith Schillo

Project Team
  • Susan MacLeod, Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • Katherine Spitzhoff, SUNY Oneonta
  • John Bugyi, SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, State University College at

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Coupled with NSF funds, open access materials to support physiology case studies are being developed to simulate and support research and clinical practices.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Developing online lessons to improve student success in general chemistry and organic chemistry labs

Elizabeth Middleton

Project Team
  • Stephen Cooke, Purchase College Chemistry
  • Joe Skrivanek, Purchase College Chemistry
  • Monika Eckenberg, Purchase College Chemistry

Purchase, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Creation of online OER content for general and organic chemistry courses to assist with content retention.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Quality by Design: Strategies for Effective Teaching and Quality Course Design. An Online Faculty Development Course and Open Educational Resource (OER)

Anne Reed

Project Team
  • Jeremiah Grabowski, University at Buffalo
  • Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, University at Buffalo
  • Cherie van Putten, Binghamton University
  • Nathan Whitley-Grassi, Empire State College
  • Martha Greatrix, University at Buffalo
  • Caryn Sobieski-VanDelinder, University at Buffalo
  • Steven Sturman, University at Buffalo
  • Christopher Price, SUNY Center for Professional Development
  • Lisa Dubuc, Niagara County Community College
  • Dan Feinberg, Open SUNY

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Creation of faculty development OER modules to assist with development of Open SUNY content.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

VINE: An Innovative Model for Collaboration between Humanities and STEM for Learning Data Science

Bina Ramamurthy

Project Team
  • Melanie Aceto, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Digitization of dance data in support of multi-disciplinary analysis of data science through labs that support undergraduate science for non-majors.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Open Door to Open SUNY – MOOC Access and Completion Project (Open Door)

Christine Kroll

Project Team
  • Thomas Mackey, Empire State College
  • Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany
  • Cyndi Burnett, Buffalo State
  • Val Chukhlomin, Empire State College
  • Margaret Schedel, Stony Brook University
  • Yvonne Harrison, Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy, University at Albany

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Will use Open SUNY MOOC analytics to investigate patterns within SUNY offerings as related to access, completion and success.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Interactive Online Career Development: Expanding Access for all Students

David Youhess

Project Team
  • Arlene Kaukus, University at Buffalo
  • Lauren Johnson, University at Buffalo
  • Robert Orrange, University at Buffalo
  • Jenna Smith, University at Buffalo
  • Kimberly Yousey-Elsener, University at Buffalo
  • Xiufeng Lui, University at Buffalo
  • Lynn Collis, University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Development of self-guided career modules to expand career decision making.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

NCCC Electronic Learning Compliance Initiative

Lisa Dubuc

Project Team
  • Donna Simiele, Niagara County Community College

Niagara County Community College

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Development of assessment tools to ensure accessibility and ADA compliance are being met in online courses.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016). Also partnering with Empire State and Alfred State to deliver a portion of Accessibility in their MOOC project.

An Open SUNY Accessibility MOOC for Faculty and Staff Development: Creating Online Courses that Provide Access for All

Kathleen Stone

Project Team
  • Ginger Bidell, Buffalo State
  • Michele Forte, Empire State College
  • Antonia (Tonka) Jokelova, Empire State College
  • Anne Lane, Empire State College
  • Meghan Pereira, Buffalo State
  • Julie Rummings, Empire State College
  • Sumana Silverheels, Buffalo State
  • Kelly Hermann, Empire State College

Empire State College

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Creation of a MOOC to guide creation of all educational content to be fully accessible and ADA compliant.

Project Outcome:

The course provided training on creating and facilitating fully accessible educational experiences to students. Educators who completed the training should be able to create and revise courses, websites, and other educational materials with all students in mind, regardless of their ability or disability levels. As a result, the hope is to decrease risks of possible student drop-out for the reasons of inability to comprehend the material or complete required assessments.

Project Outcome Report

The Necessity of Accessibility Online

Michael Case

Project Team
  • Melanie Ryan, Alfred State
  • Ellen Sidey, Alfred State

Alfred State College

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Faculty development conference to support online accessible content.

Project Outcome:

We are working on making our course content accessible to the widest possible student population, which will increase enrollment by reaching those students that need additional support. We are also training and educating faculty about accessibility, which will also ensure that our courses have no barriers to students with special needs and make us a compassionate campus.

Project Outcome Report

Increasing Access to Online, On-Demand, Competency-Based Nonprofit Management and Leadership Education

Yvonne Harrison

Project Team
  • Vic Murray, University of Victoria
  • Alena Rodick, Empire State College

University at Albany

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

To adapt a MOOC for on-demand, credit bearing access including a capstone learning experience in support of non-profit sector leadership development.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to on-demand specialization. Also linked to Open SUNY Textbooks

MOOC Model for Workforce Development in High Demand Labor Industry of Home Health Aides/Personal Care Aides, Phase 2

Andrea Wade & Erin O’Hara-Leslie

Project Team
  • Erin O’Hara-Leslie, SUNY Broome Community College
  • Erin Hildreth, Central New York Area Health Education Center
  • Franca Armstrong, Mohawk Valley Community College
  • Kate Pitcher, SUNY Geneseo

Monroe Community College

2015

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Adapting an exiting MOOC to an on-demand format to bolster workforce development in Home Health Care Aides, including incorporation of open textbook (OER) material.

Project Outcome:

MOOC posted on Coursera.org. Transitioning to Coursera on-demand portal.

Project Outcome Report