Celebrating Teaching Day 2020

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Student Center Ballroom


Thank you for joining us at Celebrating Teaching Day 2020!  Hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning, Celebrating Teaching Day is an opportunity to hear about exciting teaching and learning projects by colleagues innovating in their classrooms and to honor the dedication of Georgia Tech faculty and instructors from across campus. We were inspired and connect with by our colleagues during the drop-in poster session and luncheon - and some even won prizes during our raffle!

View the full Celebrating Teaching Day program.

Schedule
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Drop-in Poster Session
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Luncheon Celebrating Teaching and Learning at Georgia Tech

Poster Session

Brittain Fellows

“Teaching Board Games as Multimodal Communication” by Bianca Batti, Literature, Media, and Communication,
Postdoctoral Scholar, Brittain Fellows

“Teaching Co-Requisite English in a Short Summer Session: Pitfalls and Possibilities” by Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Literature, Media, and Communication, Lecturer, Brittain Fellows

“Pamphlet Wars: Engaging with Audience through Early Modern Literature” by Mary Grace Elliot, Literature, Media, and Communication, Postdoctoral Scholar, Brittain Fellows

“Rare Books, Materiality, and the Composition Classroom” by Mimi Ensley, Literature, Media, and Communication,
Postdoctoral Scholar, Brittain Fellows

“‘Wrote My Way Out’: Visualizing Hamilton’s Letters” by Courtney Hoffman, Literature, Media, and Communication,
Assistant Director of Writing and Communication, Brittain Fellows

“Decarbonization and the Humanities” by Kent Linthicum, Literature, Media, and Communication, Postdoctoral Scholar,
Brittain Fellows

“Literally. Literally.” by Darcy Mullen, Literature, Media, and Communication, Postdoctoral Scholar, Brittain Fellows

“Multimodality and the Rhetorical Past” by Kendra Slayton, Literature, Media, and Communication, Postdoctoral Scholar,
Brittain Fellows

“Digital Humanities & Primary Source Literacy” by Nick Sturm, Literature, Media, and Communication, Postdoctoral Scholar, Brittain Fellows

“Discovering the Spaces In-Between” by Julia Tigner, Literature, Media, and Communication, Postdoctoral Scholar, Brittain Fellows

“Manifesting Change” by Wendy Truran, Literature, Media, and Communication, Visiting Lecturer, Brittain Fellows
 

Chancellor's Learning Scholars

“TiLT Your Teaching: Adding Transparent Design to Course and Assignment Development” by Amy D’Unger, History and Sociology, Senior Academic Professional, Chancellor’s Learning Scholars

“Brain Based Teaching: Helping Students Self-Assess” by Klara Grodzinsky, Mathematics, Academic Professional,
Chancellor’s Learning Scholars

“Brain-Based Teaching” by Christopher Stanzione, Psychology, Lecturer and Megan Babcock, Psychology, Academic Professional, Chancellor’s Learning Scholars

“TiLT to CS” by Monica Sweat, College of Computing, Senior Lecturer; Mark Moss, College of Computing, Lecturer; Mary Hudachek-Buswell, College of Computing, Lecturer; Melinda McDaniel, College of Computing, Lecturer; Caleb Southern, College of Computing, Lecturer; Fisayo Omojokun, College of Computing, Senior Lecturer; Richard Landry, College of Computing, Lecturer; AIbek Musaev, College of Computing, Lecturer, Chancellor’s Learning Scholars

 

Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows

“Exploring Civil and Environmental Engineering: Engaging Freshmen Early” by Emily Grubert, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Assistant Professor, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows

“Online Hiring: Does Bias Affect Our Decisions?” by Swati Gupta, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Assistant Professor, and Jad Salem, Mathematics, Graduate Student, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows;

“Preparing Modules for Group Music Technology Engineering” by Grace Leslie, Music, Assistant Professor, and Mike Winters, Music Technology, Graduate Student, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows;

“Data Science Education in Science” by Wenjing Liao, Mathematics, Assistant Professor, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows

“In Class Engagement and Guided Instruction in Technical Design Courses: A Pilot Project in Medical Imaging Systems Instruction” by Brooks Lindsey, Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Professor, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows

“Hands-on Learning for Motion Controls Using a Tabletop Quadrotor Platform” by Yi Mazumdar, Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor, Class of 1969 Teaching Fellows

 

Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Building Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Stories and Reflections” by Cristi Bell-Huff, Biomedical Engineering, Lecturer, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Transforming for Inclusion: Fostering Belonging and Uniqueness in Engineering Education and Practice” by Cristi Bell-Huff, Biomedical Engineering, Lecturer, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Academic Well-being” by Terri Dunbar, Psychology, Graduate Student, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Fully Developed: Expand Your Professional Development Beyond Pedagogy to Better Serve Your Students” by Bryan Harber, Human Resources Staff, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“VIP Design Bloc” by Shawn Harris, Industrial Design, Lecturer, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“SLS Innovating for Social Impact Program” by Jennifer Hirsch, Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, Senior Academic Professional; Kristina Chatfield, Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, Program and Operations Manager, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Integrating Drone Technology in Built Environment Curriculum” by Javier Irizarry, Building Construction, Associate Professor, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Creating Learning Environments for Academic Well-Being” by David Lawrence, Center for Teaching and Learning, Associate Director; Joyce Weinsheimer, Center for Teaching and Learning, Director, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Understanding the Effectiveness of Service Learning in an Undergraduate Bioethics Class” by Mirjana Milosevic-Brockett, Biological Sciences, Senior Academic Professional; Dr. Aakanksha Angra, Georgia State University, Academic Professional, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Learning with Videos in Face-to-Face and Online Classes” by Chaohua Ou, Center for Teaching and Learning,
Academic Professional, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Effective Team Dynamics Initiative: Identifying and Leveraging Individual Strengths” by Mary Lynn Realff, Materials Science and Engineering, Associate Professor; Sydney Ayers, Materials Science and Engineering, Undergraduate Student Assistant; Thomas Orchard, Neuroscience, Undergraduate Student Assistant; Caroline Dotts, Healthy Lifestyle Programs, Associate Director, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Supporting Academic Effectiveness” by Franz Reneau, Academic Effectiveness, Academic Professional, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Re-Designing Engineering Lab Courses to Facilitate Hands-on Learning: Challenges, Solutions and Next Steps” by Himani Sharma, Materials Science and Engineering, Lecturer, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Inclusive and Accessible Course Design” by Norah Sinclair, Application and Instructional Designer, Project Manager, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Policy, Persistence and Equity: How the Multidisciplinary VIP Program Plays Out” by Julie Sonnenberg-Klein, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Staff; Ed Coyle, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor; Chris Malbrue, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Academic Program Manager I; Cahara Murray, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Academic Program Coordinator I, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“The Teaching and Learning Buzz Podcast” by Rebecca Pope-Ruark, Center for Teaching and Learning, Faculty Teaching and Learning Specialist; Carol Subiño Sullivan, Center for Teaching and Learning, Assistant Director of Faculty Teaching and Learning Initiatives, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“How Do We Foster Solidarity in Near Peer Mentors?” by Chris Burke, Community and Government Relations, Executive Director; Carol Subiño Sullivan, Center for Teaching and Learning, Assistant Director of Faculty Teaching and Learning Initiatives, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Problem-Based Learning for Biomedical Informatics” by May D Wang, Biomedical Engineering, Professor; Ryan Hoffman, Biomedical Engineering, Graduate Student; Li Tong, Biomedical Engineering, Graduate Student; Yuanda Zhu, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graduate Student, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“ASTOUNDING ELEMENTS: Periodic Table Makeovers and Interactive Design in ID 6213” by Wei Wang, Industrial Design, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Flipping Black Boxes!: Does Student Engagement Depend on Individual Expectancy Value?” by Emily Weigel, Biological Sciences, Academic Professional, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Graduate Teaching Fellows” by Kate Williams, Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic Professional, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Testing the Timeline: Collaborative Architectural History Research” by Danielle Willkens, Architecture, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives

“Library Next: Instruction in the Library” by Jason Wright, Library, Staff, Georgia Tech Educational Initiatives
 

Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows

“Learning Science Better with the Intentional Use of Language” by Faisal Alamgir, Materials Science and Engineering,
Associate Professor, Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows

“Bringing Physics to Life: New Content and New Approaches for Teaching Introductory Physics of Living Systems” by JC Gumbart, Physics, Associate Professor, Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows

“Peer Review of Assignments” Alexander Lerch, Music, Associate Professor, Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows

“Beneficial Effects of a Mindfulness Intervention for Incoming Undergraduate Students” by Paul Verhaeghen, Psychology, Professor, Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows; Monica Halka, Georgia Tech Honors Program, Associate Director
 

Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows

“Preparing Students for Real World Engagement with End Users” Young Mi Choi, Industrial Design, Associate Professor, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows

“Embodiment, Health, and Community: Promoting Well-being in Classroom Environments” by Narin Hassan, Literature, Media, and Communication, Associate Professor, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows

“Enriching the Learning Experience of Students Through Peer Interaction” by Dong Qin, Materials Science and Engineering, Associate Professor, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows

“Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment” by Devesh Ranjan, Mechanical Engineering, Associate Professor, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows

“Making / Sharing / Learning” by Charles Rudolph, Architecture, Associate Professor, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows

“Chemical Principles in Public Policy, and Vice Versa” by Jake Soper, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Associate Professor, Provost Teaching and Learning Fellows
 

Teaching with Technology Partnerships

“Teaching with Technology Video-Based Quizzing with Kaltura” by Tatiana Rudchenko, Scheller College of Business, Lecturer; Vincent Spezzo, Center for Teaching and Learning, Program Manager of Teaching and Learning Online, Teaching with Technology Partnership

 


 

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