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LAS Faculty Among Recipients of 2014 Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Grants

Mar 31, 2014
Three LAS faculty members are among the recipients of the 2014 Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning’s Curriculum and Instruction Grants. First, Professor Jennifer Wiley, of the Department of Psychology, has been awarded $12,000 in funding for her project entitled, Supporting Hands-On Learning of Cognitive Research Methods.

Stefany Sit, clinical assistant professor in the earth and environmental sciences department, has been awarded $14,448 in funding for her project, Proposal to Upgrade the NATS 105 Teaching Laboratory and Create Relevant Classroom Demonstrations.

Lastly, Associate Professor Nadine Naber, of the Asian American studies and gender and women’s studies departments, has been awarded $5,429 for her project, Teaching Arab American and Muslim American Studies at UIC.

The Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), composed of faculty members who have been recognized for their demonstrated teaching excellence, provides a mechanism by which faculty, staff, and administrators can work collaboratively toward the improvement of instruction and the advancement of learning in UIC’s culturally pluralistic community.