2016–2017 Recipients

Vanessa Brutsche, French, Beyond Plot: Discussing the Stakes of Literary Texts

Carli Cutchin, Comparative Literature, The Interpretive Problem: A Key Concept in Teaching Writing

Claire Duquennois, Agricultural and Resource Economics, First Contact: Getting Things Done on Day One

Martin Eiermann, Sociology, Social Theory as a Map to the World

David Gardner, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, View from the Corner Office: Changing Student Perceptions about Thermodynamics

Clare Ibarra, History, Bridging the Gap between K-12 and University-level History

Jeffrey Kaplan, Philosophy, Reading Quizzes: a Mild Technological Innovation

Nicholas Kern, Astronomy, Boosting Class Engagement with Software-Driven Section Worksheets

Evan Klavon, English, Experimental Method: A Guided Lesson for Synthesizing Science and Literature

Linda Louie, French, Revision without Tears: In-Class Writing with the Pomodoro Technique

Brittany Meché, Geography, Teaching the Politics of Representation in Development Studies

Ong, Frank, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Teaching Students to Value Hands-on Signal Processing Skills

Samuel Nicholas Ramsey, Group in Logic, Permission to be Confused

Alexander Roehrkasse, Sociology, Encouraging Accountability and Participation through Regular Reading Responses

2015–2016 Recipients

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Eric Armstrong, Integrative Biology, Everyone Loves a Good Argument: Encouraging the Use of Programming Languages in Biology

Beatriz Brando, Chemistry (Home Department: Education), Building a Better Review Session through Active Learning

Riva Bruenn, Plant and Microbial Biology, Plant Morphology is Just a Game

Eduardo Escobar, Near Eastern Studies, Live Digital Translation for Dead Languages

Johann Koehler, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, The Feedback Loop: When Less is More, and When More is Less

Rajan Kumar, Materials Science and Engineering, Introducing Students to Scientific Writing in E45 Lab Sections

Christian Lambert, Public Policy, Deploying General Rubrics to Preclude the Pitfalls of Grading

Yi-Chuan Lu, Physics, Improving Board Work with Colors

Leila Mansouri, English, Literary Scholarship as Cocktail Party: Bringing Students into the Conversation

Caitlin Scholl, Comparative Literature, Helping Students Master Research: Scavenger Hunts as a Learning Tool in the R1B Classroom

Hayden Shelby, City and Regional Planning, Discipline, Practice, Feedback: A Supportive Approach to Teaching Critical Reading Skills

Christiane Stachl, Chemistry, Using Individualized Student Feedback to Enhance Learning in Chemistry 4A

Mercedes Taylor, Chemistry, Overcoming Emotional Reactions to Chemical Reactions

Alexandria Yuan, Public Policy, Ethics Beyond the Textbook