Instructional Development Grant Recipients

Stonehill College -- through the Center for Teaching and Learning and before that a Davis grant -- has been funding faculty participation in instructional development, classroom innovation, and the scholarship of teaching and learning for a number of years.

The faculty recipients of these grants are listed below (click on a name to read that person's grant proposal, if available).

2014-2015

SOTL Research Grant

  • Prof. Jungyun Gill, Sociology
    "Stonehill Students' and Faculty's Attitudes toward Brockton and the Implications for Community-Based Learning"
    Awarded $2500

Classroom Innovation Grant

Pedagogy Travel Grant

2013-2014

Classroom Innovation Grant

Pedagogy Travel Grant

2012-2013

SOTL Research Grant

 Classroom Innovation Grant

Pedagogy Travel Grant     

2011-2012

 SOTL Research Grant

Classroom Innovation Grant

Pedagogy Travel Grant

2010-2011

SOTL Research Grant

Classroom Innovation Grant

Pedagogy Travel Grant

  • Prof. Margaret Angelini, Visual and Performing Arts
    Attendance at Music Pedagogy Conference
    Ottawa, Ontario 
    Awarded $350
  • Prof. Antonio Barbagallo, Foreign Languages
    American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Convention, Boston
    Awarded $355
  • Prof. Antonio Barbagallo, Foreign Languages
    Participation in the Telenovela Mexicana Conference, Mexico City
    Awarded $750 
  • Prof. Peter Beisheim, Religious Studies
    Attendance at the NEFDC Fall Conference held at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester
    Awarded $185
  • Prof. Robert Carver, Business Administration
    "8th International Conference on the Teaching of Statistics in Ljubljana, Slovenia"
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Daniel Itzkovitz, English
    Participation in Tribefest 2011
    Awarded $750 
  • Prof. John Lanci, Religious Studies, and Magdalena James-Pederson, Biology
    Presentation at the NEFDC Spring Conference, Worcester
    Awarded $300
  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology
    Participation in AAUP Higher Education Conference
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology
    Participation in the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Conference
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Anne Mattina, Communication
    Participation in the Eastern Communication Assoc. (ECA) Annual Conference
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Sue Mooney, Biology
    Presentation at the International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Sean Mulholland, Economics
    Presentation at the Southern Economic Assoc.  Meetings
    Atlanta, GA  Nov. 19-21, 2010
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Daria Valentini, Foreign Languages
    Presentation at the Northeast Modern Languages Assoc. Annual Convention
    Awarded $750
  • Prof. Daria Valentini, Foreign Languages
    "Attendance at the ACTFL Annual Meeting in Philadelphia"
    Awarded $750   

2009-2010

SOTL Research Grant:

Classroom Innovation Grants:

Pedagogy Travel Grants:

2008-2009

SOTL Research Grant:

Classroom Innovation Grants:

Pedagogy Travel Grants:

  • Prof. Antonio Barbagallo, Foreign Languages
    "Pedagogy Workshops sponsored by the Italian Consulate"
    Awarded: $250
  • Prof. Kelly McKillop, Business Admininstration
    "Second Annual Fox School Accounting Conference on International Financial Reporting Standards and Fair Value Accounting & Workshop on Integrating IFRS into the Financial Accounting Cirriculum
    Awarded: $750
  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology and Criminology
    "American Educational Research Association Conference"
    Awarded: $750
  • Prof. Lisa Redpath, Fine Arts/Theatre Arts
    MENC Eastern Division Conference
    Awarded: $350
  • Prof. Mitch Glavin, Health Care Administration
    "Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership Seminar" hosted by Harvard Business School
    Awarded: $650
  • Prof. Daria Valentini, Foreign Languages
    Annual Conference of the American Association of Italian Studies (AAIS)
    Awarded: $750

2007-2008

SOTL/Pedagogy Grants:

  • Charlene Dalrymple, Director, Stonehill Collegiate Chorale
    Robbie LePage, Director, Stonehill College Bands
     
    Lisa Redpath, Director, Instrumental Music Program 
    "Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference"
    Awarded: $700
  • Prof. Geoffrey P. Lantos, Business Administration
    "Business Education at Catholic Universities: Exploring the Role of Mission-Driven Business Schools Conference"
    Awarded: $1,000
  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology and Criminology
    "AERA Conference"
    Awarded: $2,000
  • Prof. Anne Mattina, Communication
    "National Communication Association's Institute for Faculty Development HOPE Conference"
    Awarded: $800
  • Prof. Juan Carlos Martin, Foreign Languages
    "Spanish Club's Publication of two Newsletters and one Cultural Magazine"
    Award: $1400
  • Prof. Kelly McKillop, Business Administration
    "AACSB International Faculty Conference on Learning and Research"
    Awarded: $1,645
  • Prof. Angela Paradise, Communication
    "Games for Change Conference"
    Awarded: $1,000
  • Prof. Daria Valentini, Foreign Languages
    "Development of curricular materials for the teaching of cinema and cultural studies within the Italian Studies Program"
    Awarded: $1430

Instructional Technology Grants:

  • Prof. Daria Valentini, Foreign Languages 
    "NERCOMP Seminar on Digital Storytelling"
    Awarded: $72
  • Prof. Scott A. Cohen, English
    "Wacom Graphire table for use in English courses"
    Awarded: $200
  • Prof. Juan Carlos Martin, Foreign Languages
    "American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Conference"
    Awarded: $810

2006 - 2007

Davis Pedagogy - Technology Grants:

  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology
    "'
    Teaching Social Problems' Workshop at Society for the Study of Social Problems Conference"
    Awarded: $750
  • Prof. David Almeida, Education
    "Hardware and software to facilitate student experience with integration of technology into teaching (including assistive technology software for hearing-impaired students)"
    Awarded: $2000
  • Prof. Roger Denome, Biology
    "Creating the Outdoor Classroom at Stonehill"
    Awarded: $1500
  • Prof. Anna Ohanyan, Political Science
    "Integrating Technology into the Political Science Classroom"
    Awarded: $1500
  • Prof. Alessandro Massarotti, Physics & Astronomy
    "Meade Telescope for courses and Astronomy Club activities"
    Awarded: $2000
  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology
    "International conference on 'Work and Computng Systems'"
    Awarded: $1000

2005-2006

Davis Pedagogy-Technology Grants:

  • Prof. Ralph Bravaco, Computer Science
    "Materials for teaching 'Robotics' course"
    Awarded: $1,200
  • Prof. Scott Cohen, English
    "Films and supplemental materials for a Contemporary Global Film Series"
    Awarded: $1,500
  • Prof. Robert Dugan, Computer Science
    "Equipment and software to use in CS capstone course for development of applications for Stonehill-related project"
    Awarded: $850
  • Prof. Patricia Leavy, Sociology
    "'Teaching Culture' workshop at International Institute of Social History Conference"
    Awarded: $2,000
  • Prof. Greg Maniero, Biology 
    "Field equipment for use in environmental biology course"
    Awarded: $1,900
  • Prof. Sue Mooney, History & Philosophy of Science 
    "Teaching Professor Conference presentation"
    Awarded: $1,500
  • Prof. John Schatzel, Business
    "Equipment and materials for integrating multimedia e-learning in courses"
    Awarded: $1,250
  • Prof. Erica Tucker, Sociology
    "Recording and analysis equipment for ethographic studies in courses"
    Awarded: $1,600