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2011-2012 Faculty Mini-Grants

University of West Georgia Institutional STEM Excellence (UWise) Mini-Grants

Competition Cycle 2011 – 2012

Due date, Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm

Scope:  The University of West Georgia has been awarded a grant titled University of West Georgia Institutional STEM Excellence (UWise) from the University System of Georgia Board of Regents under the STEM II Initiative program. This program is aimed at increasing the success of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors and advancing the production  of science and math teachers.

As a part of this program, UWise is offering a Mini-Grant program to COSM and COE faculty for developing innovative approaches to STEM education and teacher preparation.

The grants will support projects that are designed to improve instruction and enhance success of students taking introductory STEM courses that are traditionally challenging through a variety of creative strategies that engage students, foster learning, and enhance student success and science/math teacher preparation.

Chemistry

Chemistry_Proposal

Titration Video

Dumas Method Video

Calorimetry Part I Video

Calorimetry Part II Video

Calorimetry  Part III Video

Calorimetry Part IV Video 

Calorimetry Part V Video

Computer Science

ComputerScience_Proposal

Time Class Video

Education

Teaching_With_Handheld_Technological_Devices_Proposal

Pre and Post Survey Data

Math

Software_Tutoring_Proposal

Software_Tutoring_Summary

Online_Tutoring_Proposal

Online_Tutoring_Summary

Physics

Physics1111_Proposal

Physics2211_Proposal

Physics2211_Mini-Grant_Results

Biology

Biology_Proposal

Animal Tissues PowerPoint