Tier One Awards

Tier One Awards (Projects up to $10,000)

IITG 2018-19 Recipients

Principal Investigator Campus Project Name
Nathan Whitley-Grassi Empire State College

STEM Job Skills Development in a Competency Based Education (CBE) Model

Peter Brody Jr. University at Buffalo

Development and Assessment of a Tool to Track and Evaluate Experiential Education Activities

Joseph Zawiki  Buffalo St. College Taking Laboratory Science Home
Sharma Ghanashyam Stony Brook Modular And Student-Driven Learning Of Writing (MASLOW): An Online Platform for Facilitating International Graduate Students’ Academic Transition and Success
Yue (Jeff) Hung Farmingdale Enhanced Student Learning Experience in Technical Drawing and 3D Modeling through Augmented and Virtual Realities
Christopher Badurek Cortland Integrating UAS Data and GIS into STEM and Social Science Education
 Karleen West Geneseo Development of Open Sustainability Curriculum Resources

IITG 2017-18 Recipients

Principal Investigator Campus Project Name
Alla Myzelev Geneseo TimeStitch:Digital Prototype of a Virtual Museum as a Leaning Tool
Marjaneh Issapour Farmingdale Use of the Renewable Energy Lab (Lucas-Nuelle) simulations of Renewable Energy Generation to foster Student learning in “Energy , Sustainability and Environment ” class (ENV101) .
Keith Jones Oneonta Development and Assessment of Openly Available WeBWorK Problem Sets for Underserved Mathematics Courses
Janis Bowman Jamestown Community College Applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Across the Disciplines and with Diverse Partners
Junryo Wantanabe Oneonta Flipping the Classroom: A Multipronged Approach to Retention of Academically Underprepared STEM Majors
Jonathan Hilsher Alfred State Tech Alfred State Micro Credentialing Project
Elizabeth Bastiaans Oneonta Lighting the SPARC of Scientific Collaboration: A Proposal to Add Two SUNY Campuses to a Regional Conservation Biology Network
Bina Ramamurthy University at Buffalo Minecraft MOOC for Educators (MIME)
Nan Travers Empire State College Interactive Program Design Website: Supporting Innovations, Technologies and Professional Development

IITG 2016-17 Recipients

Principal Investigator Campus Project Name
Kim Myers The College at Brockport Investigating and developing online tools for scholarly communication
Alex Kumi-Yeboah University at Albany Designing Cross-Cultural Collaborative Online Learning Tool-Kit for SUNY Faculty
Bina Ramamurthy University at Buffalo UBuild: Fostering Creativity and Community Building through a Computer Games Initiative
Mary Perrelli Buffalo State College Developing GIS Course Modules for Introductory Science and Social Science Courses
Nathan Whitley-Grassi Empire State College STEM Open Educational Resources (OERs): Development and Integration of STEM OERs across SUNY
Lijian Xu Farmingdale Developing Accessible Simulation and Co-simulation Learning Models of Microprocessor to Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Courses for SUNY System
Maya Bentz Farmingdale The Online Student Hub: Development of an Interactive Virtual Learning Community to Improve Student Success and Engagement in Online Courses
Ildiko Monahan SUNY Polytechnic Institute (formerly SUNY IT) Employing Technology in the Instruction of Pharmacology with Graduate Nursing Education Students
Kyunghee Pyun Fashion Institute of Technology Diverse Techniques of Asian Art and Craft
Seana Logsdon Empire State College Using Targeted OERs to Develop Core Academic Skills in the Disciplines
Nancy Mahlen SUNY Geneseo Community outreach project: Improving secondary students’ three-dimensional visualization skills using an augmented reality sandbox
Michael Masci SUNY Geneseo Crowdsourcing Creativity
Meghan McCune Jamestown CC Seneca Culture, History, and Government: Developing an Online Course and Open Access Textbook in Collaboration with the Seneca Nation of Indians
Casey Raymond SUNY Oswego Workshop materials for the creation of algorithmic and mathematical problems in Blackboard.
Natalie Sarrazin The College at Brockport Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music Renewal

IITG 2015-16 Recipients

Campus Project Name
Michael Case Alfred State College The Necessity of Accessibility Online
Lisa Dubuc Niagara County Community College NCCC Electronic Learning Compliance Initiative
Elizabeth Middleton Purchase, State University College at Developing online lessons to improve student success in general chemistry and organic chemistry labs
James Kimball Geneseo, State University College at On the Road with SUNY
Helena Baert Cortland, State University College at Development of a Mastery-Learning Open Online Course in Motor Development Analysis
Laura Chipley Old Westbury, State University College at Open Media Lab
Lei Miao Fredonia, State University College at Use Software Simulation to Foster Student Learning in Microcontroller Related LABs and Projects
Natalie Sarrazin Brockport, State University College at Collaborative Initiative on Problem Based Learning in Music
Dan MacIsaac Buffalo State College iPad Mechanics Physics Instruction

IITG 2014-15 Recipients

Campus Project Name
Yvonne Harrison Albany, University at Increasing Access to Nonprofit Management and Leadership Education
Kelly Roe Oswego, State University College at Graphic Flash: Collaboration between Students in Creative Writing, Illustration, Graphic Design, and Multimedia Design
Sen Zhang Oneonta, State University College at Developing a Semi-standardized and Accessible Introduction to Computer Science Course for the SUNY System
Scott Giorgis Geneseo, State University College at Improving Student’s Three Dimensional Visualization Skills Using an Augmented Reality Sandbox
Dana Antonucci-Durgan Suffolk County Community College Creating Mobile “Makerspaces” to Support Experiential Learning
Peter Khost Stony Brook University Online Initiative to Foster and Research Writing-Skills Transfer Across the Curriculum and Beyond
Nathan Whitley-Grassi Empire State College Ecology and Earth Science Virtual Field Experiences OERs: Expanding Access to Field-Based Research Techniques for Students at a Distance
Samara Smith Old Westbury, State University College at Collaborative Media Center
Mary Perrelli Buffalo State College Developing a Tech Hub to Promote the Use of Geographic Information System Technology across SUNY
Ken Fujiuchi Buffalo State College Creating Situated Learning Environments through Mobile Device Management (MDM)
Aaron Heap Geneseo, State University College at A Digital “ProofSpace”, Facilitating a Flipped Classroom for Mathematical Proofs
Nan Travers Empire State College Prior Learning Assessment: A Competency-Based, E-Portfolio Framework

IITG 2013-14 Recipients

Campus Project Name
Mohammed Abdallah SUNYIT Towards OPEN SUNY: A Novel On-line Learning Approach for ECE and ET Students
Celia Easton Geneseo Online Global Learning Communities in the Humanities: A Course Model
Christine Faraday Nassau CC Multimedia Innovation Instruction Technology (MIIT)
Jinseok Heo Buffalo State A Virtual Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (VIAL) for Buffalo State and Open SUNY
Susan P. Lieberthal Suffolk CC E-portfolios to Engage Student Veterans at Suffolk County Community College
Jill Reese Fredonia iPads for Music Making and Music Teaching
Samara Smith Old Westbury Collaborative Media Lab Pilot
Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs Oneonta Enriching Teaching Field Experience Through Technology
Krista Vince Garland Buffalo State TeachLivE from New York: Developing Innovative Practices in Immersive Teaching Technology


IITG 2012-13 Recipients

Campus Project Name
R Hope Adams Empire State College Design Digital Concierge for SUNY Learning Common: Pedagogical Rich Reusable Learning Object
Terence Bazzett Geneseo SUNY Geneseo Neuroscience Cyber Technology Laboratory (CTL) Course
Edward Bever Old Westbury Eternal France: An Interactive Historical Simulation for College History Classes
Tom Blake Binghamton University Presentations Unplugged: Mobile Devices in the Classroom
Monica Bugallo Stony Brook Science and Engineering Everywhere, at Anytime, and for Everyone
John Cabra Buffalo State College Developing an Informed Community of People Who Are Interested in Advancing 3D Virtual World Instruction
Francesca Cichello Empire State College Synergy & Systemness: Making the Most of Innovative Technology & Collaboration
Jessica Clemons SUNY ESF Engaging Students in Information Literacy and Digital Literacy through Emerging Technologies
Juan De Urda Anguita Fredonia Dreaming in Languages: Politics, Pedagogy and Technology for Language Instruction
Katharina Dittmar University at Buffalo Development and Assessment of Mobile Device Instruction in STEM Education at K-21 Level
Amy Dohm Clinton CC Non-Profit Community Partner Service Project
Carol Anne Germain University at Albany IL Fox – The Virtual Toolbook for Information Literacy Initial Research
Martha Growdon Oneonta Evaluating Geologic Mapping Tools for the Undergraduate Curriculum
Linda Jones Empire State College An Undergraduate Research Experience: Using technology to Monitor Japanese Beetles Related to Changing Climate Conditions, Across New York State
Robert Knipe Genesee CC Integrated Early Career & Transfer Engagement-OWL for Online Adult Learners
Keith Landa Purchase Gestural Melody: New Learning Tools for Musical Composition
Rose McEwen Geneseo Hybridization: Transforming to a Hybrid Foreign Language Instructional Model
Lisa Melohusky Fredonia Multimedia Recording Suite
Alexander Nazarenko Buffalo State College Design and Testing of Laboratory Instruction Management System (LIMS)
Mary Jo Orzech Brockport Giving/Getting Access to Scholarly and Instructional Material
Ronald Sarner SUNYIT Student Mediated Video Lecture Capture
Steven Schneider SUNYIT DCrit: Digital Critiquing Platform
Roberta (Robin) Sullivan University at Buffalo Tools of Engagement Project (TOEP): On-demand Discovery Learning Professional Development
Nathan Whitley-Grassi Empire State College Supporting the needs of 21st Century Learners: Faculty Development with Tools of Engagement
Harrison Yang Oswego Using Visual Communication Tools to Enhance Teaching and Learning
Sen Zhang Oneonta Automating Production of PowerPoint-Based Algorithm Visualization Teaching Materials