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Projects and Partnerships

 

LAAP Partnership

Creating and Distributing a Comprehensive On-line Learning System for Diagnostic Reasoning
(HS Bender, EM Mills, PJ Vermeer, JA Danielson, MM Christopher, KM Young, DA Smith, JW George, PA Pion)
Department of Education, Learning Anytime, Anywhere Partnership (LAAP) Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.
October 2001-2005, $1,242,846

The LAAP Project is sponsored in part by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education, through the Learning Anytime Anywhere Partnerships (LAAP) grant program.


Other Projects and Partnerships

Team-Based Learning Workshop: Dr. Larry Michaelson
(JA Danielson, HS Bender, L Booth, D Draper, EM Mills, PJ Vermeer) 
Iowa State University Center for Excellence in Learning and TeachingTEACH Project 
April 2004, $1,500

Alverno College Workshop
(JA Danielson, HS Bender, EM Mills, PJ Vermeer)
Iowa State University Center for Excellence in Learning and TeachingTEACH Project
April 2003, $1,000

Problem Solving, Communication, Critical Thinking and Peer Assessment: Integrating Continuous Improvement Planning into the Veterinary Pathology Curriculum
(JA Danielson, A Fales-Williams, R Myers, EM Mills, S Sorden, HS Bener, CB Andreasen)
ISU Miller Faculty Fellowship 
2003-2004, $25,000

Teaching Food Animal Diagnostic Skills: A Multi-Institutional Web-based Approach
(EM Mills, HS Bender, PJ Vermeer, GD Boon, B Purswell, M Reardon)
USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant 
September 2001-2004, $99,873

Provost's Bridge Funding to Support the Development of the Biomedical Informatics Research Group
(HS Bender, EM Mills, PJ Vermeer, BB Lockee, GD Boon, JK Burton, JA Danielson)
2000, $94,375

Implementing a Pathology Reporting System Voice Recognition Tool: A Feasibility Study
(HS Bender, KL Zimmermann, BB Lockee, EM Mills, MR Prater, EG Besteman)
Clinical Research Grant, Virginia-Maryland Regional CVM
1999-2000, $3,000

Becoming an Expert: Developing Food Animal Veterinary Clinical Diagnostic Skills.
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills, GD Boon, JK Burton, GA Holmes, JA Danielson, DS Hix)
USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant 
1999-2001, $88,248

Breaking Through Cognitive Barriers Using Technology
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills, DS Hix, GD Bon, JA Danielson)
Virginia Tech, Center for Innovation in Learning
1999, $27,000

Faculty Grant for Developing Distance and Distributed Learning
(HS Bender)
Virginia Tech, Institute for Distance and Distributed Learning
1999, $5,780

Continuing Education for Veterinary Practitioners Using the World Wide Web
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills, DS Hix)
ReachOUT Grant
1999, $7,500

Using Educational Technologies to Promote Active-Learning and Development of Skills in Clinical Problem-Solving and the Diagnostic Process
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills)
Virginia Tech, Center for Innovation in Learning
1999 (continuation), $9,460

Reaching Out to Veterinary Practitioners through Diagnostic Pathology Imaging: A Program for Clinical Service and Continuing Education
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills, SD Forrester)
ReachOUT Grant
1998, $7,500

Using Educational Technologies to Promote Active-Learning and Development of Skills in Clinical Problem-Solving and the Diagnostic Process
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills)
Virginia Tech, Center for Innovation in Learning
1998, $74,000

An Interdisciplinary Partnership in Biomedical Informatics
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills, DS Hix)
Virginia Tech: A Support Program for Innovative Research Strategies (ASPIRES)
1998, $90,470

An Interdisciplinary Partnership in Biomedical Informatics
(HS Bender, BB Lockee, EM Mills, DS Hix)
Eli Lilly Company
1998, $5,000

Partnerships Using Telecommunications to Enhance Postgraduate Education in Veterinary Medicine
(DI Bounous, LM Cornelius, HS Bender, BB Lockee)
State of Georgia Connecting Teachers and Technology Initiative: Technology Supported Course Development Grant
1997, $9,728

Forming Partnerships Using Telecommunications to Enhance Graduate Education in Veterinary Clinical Pathology
(DI Bounous, HS Bender (Co-PI's), EA Mahaffey, KW Prasse, JT Head)
State of Georgia Connecting Teachers and Technology Initiative: Technology Supported Course Development Grant
1996, $19,429

Development of Deductive Reasoning Skills Using Interactive, Multimedia Programs in Veterinary Clinical Pathology
(HS Bender, J Burton, WR Chickering, EM Mills)
Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (CEUT): Teaching-Learning Grant
1996, $7,500

Development of Deductive Reasoning Skills Using Interactive, Multimedia Programs in Veterinary Clinical Pathology
(HS Bender, J Burton, WR Chickering, EM Mills)
Merck-Ag Vet Award for Creativity 
1996, $1,000

Case-based, Interactive, Multimedia Programs for Teaching Clinical Pathology Using Naturally Occurring Diseases in Hospital Patients
(HS Bender, WR Chickering, J Burton, EM Mills)
Computer Alternatives to Animal Use Fund
1996, $4,933