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The Office of Instructional Development coordinates two project opportunities during the summer months. These opportunities are meant to ...
- Summer stipends ($4000 per course) to enable faculty to work collaboratively on course design or redesign.
- Late or incomplete proposals will not be accepted...
- Next deadline: TBD
- Mini-project grants are designed to support faculty working on teaching/assessment projects that can be completed in 1-2 weeks during the summer.
- Late or incomplete proposals will not be accepted.
- Next deadline: TBD
Past Summer Project Recipients
Summer Instructional Development Projects
Justin Berg, Assistant Professor, Sociology "Teaching Sociological Statistics and Advancing Student Learning"
Eric Burin, Professor, History "Practice What You Preach: Implementing Pedagogical Best Practices in a Graduate Seminar on Teaching History"
Travis Desell, Assistant Professor, Computer Science "Developing a Computer Science Capstone Course: Investigating and Fostering the Integration of Multi-Disciplinary Research and Industry Partnership"
Julia Ernst, Assistant Professor, Law "Flipping the Constitutional Law Classroom: Engaging First Year Law Students in Active Learning"
James Grijalva, Professor, Law "Flipping Property Law: Re-envisioning Legal Education and the Law School Classroom"
Tanis Hastmann, Assistant Professor, Physical Education Exercise Science and Wellness "Redevelopment of Introduction to Public Health Using a Problem-Based Learning Approach"
Michele Iiams, Associate Professor, Mathematics "Integrating Math 400 and T&L 486: Creating a Cohesive Experience for Mathematics Teacher Candidates"
Lynda Kenney, Assistant Professor, Technology "Flipped Learning: Turning the Traditional Classroom on Its Head"
Michael Niedzielski, Assistant Professor, Geography "Essential Skill in GIScience: A hands-on approach to Python and Geodatabases"
Lori Robison, Associate Professor, English "Revising Composition II"
Tom Stokke, Assistant Professor, Computer Science "Redesigning an Introductory Computer Science Course for a SCALE-UP Lab"
Doris Wang, Assistant Clinical Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics "Active Classroom Learning for Community Nutrition"
Christopher Atkinson, Assistant Professor, Geography "GIS and Climate Change: Toward a Fully Integrated Course"
Steven Finney, Lecturer, Languages "Materials Revamp for Norwegian 202"
Daba Gedafa, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering "Real World Oriented Transportation Asset Management"
Edward Kolodka, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering "Conversion of a Traditionally Taught Chemical Engineering Class to a Problem-Based Methodology"
William C. Martin, Assistant Professor, Marketing "Enhancing Active Student Learning in Strategic Marketing Planning
Meganne Masko, Assistant Professor, Music "Developing Music Therapy Skills Through Case-Based Learning"
Cynthia Prescott, Assistant Professor, History "Fostering Student Engagement and Critical Thinking in History Survey Courses"
Eric Ross, Assistant Professor, Languages "Making Dead Tongues Speak: Modern Language Techniques in the Latin Classroom"
Robert Stupnisky, Assistant Professor, Teaching & Learning and Educational Foundations & Research "Developing Research Experience and Value in the Classroom: Inverting an Introduction to Educational Research Course with a Performance Task"
Desiree Tande, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics "Leveraging Technology to Redesign Medical Nutrition Therapy I and Supervised Practice in Nutrition and Dietetics"
Elizabeth Bjerke, Associate Professor, and Leslie Martin, Associate Professor, Aviation "Developing an Aviation Education and Training Track"
April Bradley, Associate Professor, Psychology "The Development of Psychology 594: Introduction to Forensic Assessment"
Gaye Burgess, Associate Professor, Theatre Arts "A Liberal Arts Approach to a Fine Arts Discipline"
Guodong Du, Assistant Professor, Chemistry "Redesigning an Upper-Division Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory Course with Emphasis on Green Chemistry and Catalysis"
Dheeshana Jayasundara, Assistant Professor, Social Work "Development of an International Social Welfare Course"
Gautham Krishnamoorthy, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering "Towards the Use of Numerical Modeling for Enriching the Chemical Engineering Under-Graduate/Graduate Learning Experience"
Krista Lynn Minnotte, Assistant Professor, Sociology "Integrating Professional Socialization and Active Learning into the Foundation of the Sociology Graduate Program"
Irina Smoliakova, Professor, Chemistry "Incorporation of Solvent-Free Experiments in the Organic Chemistry"
Online Summer Instructional Development Projects
Nikki Berg Burin, Instructor, History “Substituting Multimedia Presentations for Audio Lectures in the Online Classroom”
Shawn Boyd, Instructor, Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures "Developing a Highly Interactive First-Semester German Course for Online Learners”
Kristine Paranica, Instructor, Management “Developing an Online Class in Alternative Dispute Resolution”
Karyn Plumm, Assistant Professor, Psychology “Developing Experiential Learning and Collaboration in on Online Environment”
Summer Instructional Development Projects
Emily Cherry, Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts "Acting for Musical Theatre -- Creating Two Courses and Building a Program"
Kimberly Cowden, Assistant Professor, Communication Program & Indian Studies "Developing a New Interdisciplinary Health Communication Course"
Diane Darland, Assistant Professor, Biology (two-week professorship) "Developing Team-based Applied Learning Exercises in developmental Biology to Promote Increased Understanding of Fundamental Concepts"
Evguenii Kozliak, Professor, Chemistry "Developing the New 1-Semester Course of General Chemistry for Majors"
Jim Mochoruk, Professor, History "A Multi-Platform Approach to a Traditional Content Area Course"
Robert Newman, Associate Professor, Biology "Thinking about Biology: Online Activities to Enhance Critical Thinking and Learning in a High Enrollment Course"
Daphne Pedersen, Associate Professor, Sociology "Introducing SPSS & 'Q' to Sociology 326 – Sociological Statistics"
Claudia Routon, Associate Professor, Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures "Coordinating First Year Spanish to Enhance Student Learning"
Elizabeth Scharf, Assistant Professor, Anthropology "Use It or Lose It: Creating Learning Experiences for Students to Apply, Test, and Evaluate their Mastery of Archaeological Method and Theory"
Kathy Smart, Assistant Professor, Teaching & Learning (two-week professorship) "Reconstruction of the Technology for Teachers Course: Building Bridges to Digital Disconnects"
Paul Worley, Assistant Professor, Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures "Life in the Other America: Sustainability and Immigration in Honduras"
Online Summer Instructional Development Projects
Dana Harsell, Assistant Professor, Political Science & Public Administration "Leveraging Technology Toward a Student-Centered, Participatory Online Delivery Curriculum"
Wendelin Hume, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice "Developing an On-Line Course Equivalent in Rigor and Innovative Practices to Emphasize the Essential Studies Goals of Critical and Creative Thinking as the On Campus OID ‘Model' Class"
Andrew Knight, Assistant Professor, Music "Course Revision and Development: Intro to Music Therapy Online"
Rebecca Leber-Gottberg, Adjunct Faculty, Humanities & Integrated Studies "Developing an Online Upper Division Capstone Course focused on Writing Across the Disciplines"
Casey (Carolyn) Ozaki, Assistant Professor, Teaching & Learning "Transitioning T&L 554: Adult Learning to an Online Course – The First Online Course for the Teaching and Learning Doctoral Program"
Sheila Peuchaud, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Communication Program "Developing Interactive Modes and Modules for Student Learning and Discussion"
Timothy Prescott, Assistant Professor, Mathematics "Developing Interactive Demonstrations and Automated Online Quizzes"
Carmen Rygg, Lecturer, Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures "Spanish 101 and 102 Online Course Development"
Heather Terrell, Assistant Professor, Psychology "Redevelopment of Undergraduate Online Social Psychology (PSYC 361)"
Marcellin Zahui, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering "HomeLecture"
Amanda Boyd, Assistant Professor, Languages "Facilitating Active Learning in First-Year German-Language Instruction"
Eric Burin, Associate Professor, History "Engaging Diversity: African-American History to 1877"
Tami Carmichael, Associate Professor, Humanities & Integrated Studies "Reconstructing Integrated Studies Courses: Creating Relevancy through Current Events and New Media"
Kyle Conway, Assistant Professor, English (Communication Program) "An Inquiry-Based Approach to Understanding Media and Media History"
Brett Goodwin, Associate Professor, Biology "Developing Case Studies for a New Course: Modeling in Biology"
Jin-Kyu Jung, Assistant Professor, Geography "Urban Expedition: Exploring the City of Grand Forks through the Participatory and Active-Learning Process"
Andrew Knight, Assistant Professor, Music "Development of an Online Introductory-Level Class in Music Therapy"
Steven Light, Associate Professor, Political Science & Public Administration "Bringing Research into the Classroom: A New Course on Indian Gaming Law and Policy"
Sarah Mosher, Assistant Professor, Languages "Business French in a Cultural Context as a Model of Engaged, Problem-Based Learning"
Sarah Robinson, Clinical Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders "Capturing Video of Children with Language Disorders to Facilitate Instruction in Assessment and Intervention"
Joseph J. Vacek, Assistant Professor, Aviation "Avoiding Academic Bulimia: Developing an Interactive Process-Based Approach to Teaching Law"
Jodi Bergland Holen, Assistant Professor, Teaching & Learning
"Introduction to Education 250"
Mark L. Johnson, Assistant Professor, Aviation
"New Course Development of Airline Bidding Simulation Models, Representation of Prototypical Collective Bargaining Agreements and Formation of Scenario Modules"
Katherine Mehl, Assistant Professor, Biology
"Developing Active Learning in the Classroom through Problem Based Learning"
Krista Lynn Minnotte, Assistant Professor, Sociology
"Discovering How Gender Shapes Social Life: Active Learning Using Mixed-Methods Research"
Monika Pawlowska, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders "Creating Opportunities for Students to Practice Language Transcription and Analysis Skills Using the SALT Software"
Rebecca Simmons, Assistant Professor, Biology "Development of a Companion Laboratory for Evolutionary Biology"
Timothy Young, Associate Professor, Physics "Developing a modular course for physics 402 computers in physics"
Gayle Baldwin, Associate Professor, Philosophy & Religion "Assessing Student Learning in Constructive Religious Ethics"
Eric Burin, Associate Professor, History "Revamping the American History Survey: Diversification, Distillation, and Visualization"
Tatyana Dumova, Assistant Professor, Communication "Focus on Intercultural Communication Competence: Redesigning an Upper-Division Course in International/Intercultural Communication"
James Faircloth, Professor, Marketing "Course Development for Brand and Product Management"
Janice Goodwin, Associate Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics "Incorporating New Student Directed Learning in a Large Lecture Course: NUTR 240"
Yvette Koepke, Assistant Professor, English "Developing an Undergraduate Certificate in Medical Humanities"
Grace Onchwari, Assistant Professor, Teaching & Learning "Developing a Service Learning Project for T&L 314"
Tom Stokke, Instructor, Computer Science "Developing a New Course for the Retention and Recruitment of Computer Science Students"
Paul Sum, Associate Professor, Political Science & Public Administration "New Course Development: Chinese Politics"
Bridget Thompson, Clinical Associate Professor, Family & Community Nursing "Development of Interactive Learning Methods for Student Learning"
Isaac Chang, Assistant Professor, Technology "Operation Lean: A Holistic Approach to Revamp a Multi-Course Curriculum"
Heidi Czerwiec, Associate Professor, English "Course Materials to Support New Course: Creative Writing Pedagogy"
Thyra Knapp, Assistant Professor, Languages "Creating Interactive Activities for German 306"
Yvette LaPierre, Assistant Professor, Humanities & Integrated Studies "Designing a Programmatic Assessment Plan to Identify, Evaluate and Improve Best Practices in Undergraduate Teaching"
Ty Reese, Associate Professor and James Mochoruk, Professor, History "Creating a Template for HIST3**"
Brandon Wild, Assistant Professor, Aviation "New Course Offering: AVIT 313 Aviation Insurance Utilizing the New Aviation Safety Laboratory"
Julie Andersson, Assistant Professor, PA Program, Family & Community Medicine “Revision of Teaching Methods in Primary Care Courses”
Kate Scheurer, Assistant Professor, Political Science & Public Administration “Legislative and Executive Processes”
Lance Yarbrough, Assistant Professor, Geology & Geological Engineering “Development of Teaching Module for Geology, Engineering and Geospatial Coursework using LiDAR Scanning System”
Gregory Gordon, Associate Professor, Law
“Developing Hybridization Models for Comparative Law Course”
Emanuel Grant, Associate Professor, Computer Science “Towards Online Collaborative Teaching of Software Engineering in and International Multi-Campus Environment”
Joel Jonientz, Assistant Professor, Art & Design
“Video Tutorials for Technology Based Arts”
Dorothy Keyser, Associate Professor, Music
“Integrating Critical Thinking and Diversity into an Ethnomusicology Course”
Melinda Leach, Professor, Anthropolgy
“Development of a New Anthropology Course: Gender in Culture”
Doris Wang, Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics
“Incorporating Active Learning in the Classroom for Food Service Systems Production”
Eric Wolfe, Associate Professor and Chris Nelson, Associate Professor, English
“Revising the PhD Comprehensive Exams in English”
Lance Yarbrough, Assistant Professor, Geology & Geological Engineering
“Evaluating Program Assessment Data for the Geological Engineering Degree Program”
Slavka Antonova, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders/Communication Program
"Developing Techniques for Evaluating the Learning Outcomes of In-Class Videoconferencing Events" Diane Darland, Assistant Professor, Biology
"Assessment of Deep Learning in Developmental Biology: BIOL378"
Steven Dennis, Professor, Finance
"Student Managed Investment Fund Policies and Procedures Manual"
Michael Flynn, Assistant Professor, English
Adam Kitzes, Assistant Professor, English
"Reconfiguring English Lit I and II into a Sequence
Brett Goodwin, Associate Professor, Biology
"Developing General Ecology Activities to Take Advantage of the New SCALE-UP classroom"
Naima Kaabouch, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering
"Enhancing Students Learning in Robotics Through Hands-On Activities
Steven Light, Associate Professor, Political Science and Public Administration
"Developing an Assessment Rubric, Pre- and Post-Tests, and ‘Norming' Exercises to Measure Learning Outcomes and Link Introduction to American Government and the Capstone in Political Science
Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Assistant Professor, English
"Electronic Postcolonial History Project"
Olaf Berwald, Assistant Professor, Languages
"German Film: A Co-Creative and Critical Approach"
Heidi Czerwiec, Assistant Professor, English
Elizabeth Harris, Associate Professor, English
"Team-Teaching to Improve Both Class and Instructors"
David Flynn, Associate Professor, Economics
"Banking & Financial Crisis"
Alan Frazier, Assistant Professor, Aviation
"Public Safety Aviation Course Development"
Yun Ji, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Wayne Seames, Professor, Chemical Engineering – advisory capacity
Team Teaching as Undergraduate Engineering Course: ChE 408, Process Dynamics and Coutrol"
Brenda Kallio, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership
"Using Virtual Worlds as a Means to Increase Student Engagement & Learning"
Patrick Luber, Professor, Art
Donovan Widmer, Assistant Professor, Art
"Student and Faculty Handbook"
Seong-Hyun Nam, Associate Professor, Management
"Developing Spreadsheet-Based Modeling Exercises for Online MBA Students"
Kate Scheurer, Assistant Professor, Political Science & Public Administration
"US Supreme Court Simulation"
Cheryl Terrance, Associate Professor, Psychology
"Case-Study Development for Women and the Law: Psychological Persepctives"
Jared Keengwe, Assistant Professor, Teaching & Learning
"Developing Case Studies for T&L 433"
Peter Meberg, Associate Professor, Biology'
"Using Wikis in Upper Level Biology Courses"
Patrick O'Neill Professor, Economics
Robert Dosch, Associate Professor, Accountancy
"Plato – A Freshman and Senior Experience at UND"
Chris Nelson, Assistant Professor, English
Eric Wolfe, Assistant Professor, English
"Major Revision of Master's Requirements in English"
Daphne Pedersen Stevens, Assistant Professor, Sociology
"Creating a Blackboard Advising Site for Sociology Students and Advisors"
Kimberly Porter, Associate Professor/Chair, History
"Critical Thinking and Assessment for History's Capstone Class"
Sarah Robinson, Clinical Assistant Professor, CSD
Mary Jo Schill, Clinical Assistant Professor, CSD
"Developing Problem-based Learning Activities for CSD 583"
Claudia Routon, Assistant Professor, Languages
"Incorporating Literary Translation Theory in the Teaching of World Literature"
Paul Todhunter, Professor, Geography
"Using Satellite Imagery to Teach about Human-Environment Interactions and Global Change"
Frank White, Assistant Professor, Sociology
"Creating Classroom Assessment Techniques to Measure Selected Learning Goals in Essential Studies Classes"
For more information:
Office of Instructional Development
Anne Kelsch, Director