MS Program Director Receives Hybrid Learning Award
Columbia University's Office of the Provost announced the winners of the 2017-2018 Hybrid Learning Awards. The Institute of Human Nutrition's MS Program Director, Sharon Akabas, PhD, and Chief Conservation Scientist at American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity & Conservation, Eleanor Sterling, PhD, are among this year's recipients for their proposal: Redesigning an Interdisciplinary Foods Course From a Systems Thinking Perspective.
The selected projects cover a broad range of disciplines and topics, from history to economics to biomedical engineering and are already exposing undergraduate and graduate students alike to partial or full flipping of the classroom, team-based, and experiential learning, and just-in-time teaching. The Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery grant program provides support for faculty who are developing innovative and technology-rich pedagogy and learning strategies for Columbia courses.