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Projects Funded by FaCE

Symposium on Field Study

Colorado College hosted the Symposium on Field Study with support from a FaCE grant.

The projects listed below have received funding from the FaCE Program in the past three years. For more information about individual projects, use the links below or go to the Project Outcomes webpage, which has features for searching faculty projects funded by FaCE and other ACM programs.

Funding cycles: Spring 2017 ... Fall 2016 ... Spring 2016 ... Fall 2015 ... Spring 2015 ... Fall 2014

See the Apply for a FaCE Grant webpage for details about submitting a FaCE pre-proposal.


Spring 2017 funding cycle

Making the Most of Immersion: Engaging Faculty to Maximize the Impact of Off-Campus Experiential Learning
  • Project leaders: Kenneth Abrams (psychology, Carleton College), Elizabeth Brewer (international education, Beloit College), Dana Gross (psychology, St. Olaf College), Mary Titus (English, St. Olaf College), Debby Walser-Kuntz (biology, Carleton College), and Carol Wickersham (sociology, Beloit College)
  • Grant amount: $17,500
Summit on the Sophomore Year Experience
  • Project leaders:  Molly Wilker (chemistry, Luther College), Jeff Wilkerson (physics and associate dean, Luther College), Teresa Leopold, (Associate Dean of Students, Beloit College), Catherine Orr (critical identity studies, Beloit College), Dani Arroyo-Rodriguez (Spanish, Colorado College), and Traci Freeman (Director of the Colket Learning Center, Colorado College)
  • Grant amount: $20,250
Sharing Expertise in Community-Based Learning & Research Addressing Immigration
  • Project leaders: Katherine Tegtmeyer Pak (political science, St. Olaf College), Adrienne Falcon (sociology, Carleton College), Emily A. Bowman (sociology, Coe College), Catherine Denial (history, Knox College), Xavier Escandell (sociology, Grinnell College), Robin Johnson (political science, Monmouth College), Eric Popkin (sociology, Colorado College), Jason Paul (research librarian, St. Olaf College), and Celeste Sharpe (academic technologist, Carleton College)
  • Grant amount: $25,504
Locally Francophone: Community-Based Applied and Pre-Professional French
  • Project leaders: from Cornell College – Devan Baty (French), Brooke Bergantzel, (instructional technology librarian), and Rebecca Wines (French); from Coe College – Bénédicte Corbett (French), Joyce Janca-Aji (French), Kayla Lyftogt (community engagement), and Lisa Stroschine (instructional technology librarian)
  • Grant amount: $3,500
Building Community and Curriculum in a 21st Century Liberal Arts Major: Curriculum Mapping in Sociology as a Means to Collaborate and Innovate
  • Project leaders: Susan Ferguson (Grinnell College), David Boden (Lake Forest College), Erin Davis (Cornell College), Charlotte Kunkel (Luther College), Erik Larson (Macalester College), Kate Linnenberg (Beloit College), and Wade Roberts (Colorado College)
  • Grant amount: $17,300

Fall 2016 funding cycle

Engaging the Community of ACM Mathematicians
  • Project leaders: Andrew Leahy (mathematics, Knox College), Jonathan White (mathematics, Coe College), Tyler Skorczewski (mathematics, Cornell College), Eric Egge (mathematics, Carleton College), Andrea Young (mathematical sciences, Ripon College), and Mary Vlastnik Armon (mathematics, Knox College)
  • Grant amount: $17,600
Museum Re-Imaginings: Teaching through the Development of a Virtual College Museum
  • Project leaders from Macalester College: Scott Legge (anthropology), Vanessa Rousseau (art & art history), and Linda Sturtz (history)
  • Grant amount: $14,390
Teaching and Mentoring Research of Undergraduate Economics in the ACM
  • Project leaders: Pedro de Araujo (economics, Colorado College), Richard G. Eichhorn (economics, Coe College), and Drew E. Westberg (economics, Coe College)
  • Grant amount: $8,184
Tuning the Classics: Promoting the Shared Skills and Values of the Discipline
  • Project leaders: John Gruber-Miller (classical studies, Cornell College), Clara Hardy (classics, Carleton College), Sanjaya Thakur (classics, Colorado College), Lisl Walsh (classics, Beloit College), and Angela Ziskowski (history, Coe College)
  • Grant amount: $22,150

Spring 2016 funding cycle

The Open Musicology Educational Resource
  • Project leader and collaborators: Daniel Barolsky (music, Beloit College), Ryan Banagale (music, Colorado College), Sara Gross Ceballos (music, Lawrence University), and Louis Epstein (music, St. Olaf College)
  • Grant amount: TBD
Making Decisions with Data: Planning for Collaborative Courses in Data Science
  • Project leader and collaborators: Shonda Kuiper (mathematics and statistics, Grinnell College), Laura Chihara (mathematics and statistics, Carleton College), and Adam Loy (statistics, Lawrence University)
  • Grant amount: $9,300
Translation for Global Literacies Across the Curriculum
  • Project leader: Joyce Janca-Aji (French, gender and sexuality studies, Coe College) and 11 collaborating partners from Coe College, Cornell College, Grinnell College, and the University of Iowa
  • Grant amount: $18,000
Faculty Development for Pedagogy Informed by Cognitive Science Research on Learning and Memory
  • Project leader and collaborators from Knox College: Sharon Clayton (library), Mark Shroyer (physics), Judy Thorn (neuroscience), and Nate Williams (educational studies)
  • Grant amount: $11,700

Fall 2015 funding cycle

Using Cognitive Science to Inform First Year Seminar Pedagogy
  • Project leaders from Coe College: Katie Rogers (sociology), Theresa Donofrio (communications studies), and Steve Singleton (chemistry)
  • Grant amount: $10,000
Faculty Working Groups to Implement Cognitive Science’s Insights in the Classroom
  • Project leaders from Lake Forest College: Ann M. Roberts (art history) and Susan M. Long (psychology)
  • Grant amount: $6,000
Using Cognitive Science to Build a Problem-Solving Core Curriculum at Ripon College
  • Project leaders from Ripon College: Kristine Kovack-Lesh (psychology), Travis Nygard (art), Joshua Filler (philosophy), Steve Martin (communication), and Mark Kainz (biology)
  • Grant amount: $15,012
Using Cognitive Science to Bridge the Gaps between Disciplines
  • Project leaders from St. Olaf College: Jeremy Loebach (psychology), Jessica Petok (psychology), Christopher Chapp (political science), David Castro (music), Louis Epstein (music), and Jason Marsh (philosophy)
  • Grant amount: $13,020

Spring 2015 funding cycle

A Model for Maker Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts: The Lawrence University Interdisciplinary Makerspace for Engaged Learning
  • Project leaders from Lawrence University: Angela Vanden Elzen (library), David Hall (chemistry), and Arno Damerow (instructional technology)
  • Grant amount: $23,337
ACM Student Film Conference & Festival
  • Project leaders: Amy Ongiri (film studies, Lawrence University), Theresa Geller (English, Grinnell College), and John Kaufman (theater, Beloit College)
  • Grant amount: $38,685
Video Pen-Pals: Building Comparative Understanding of Health Care Systems in the U.S. and Abroad
  • Project leaders: Ashley Hodgson (economics, St. Olaf College) and Eric Carter (geography, Macalester College)
  • Grant amount: $20,899

Fall 2014 cycle

Asia in the American Midwest: Enhancing Diversity, Visibility, and Connectivity through Digital Learning
  • Project leaders from St. Olaf College: Ka Wong (Asian studies), Benjamin Gottfield (office of information technology), and Ying Zhou (Asian studies)
  • Grant amount: $12,645
From Disruption to Student Engagement: Design and Assessment of Digital Humanities Course Assignments
  • Project leaders: Mark Willhardt (English, Monmouth College) and Michael Schneider (history, Knox College)
  • Grant amount: $12,200
Harnessing Big Data: Planning for Collaborative Courses in Data Science
  • Project leaders: Shonda Kuiper (statistics, Grinnell College), Bradley Miller (computer science, Luther College), Gavin Cross (mathematics, Coe College), Chester Ismay (mathematics and computer science, Ripon College), Daniel Kaplan (mathematics, statistics, and computer science, Macalester College), McKenzie Lamb (mathematics and computer science, Ripon College), and Andrea Young (mathematics and computer science, Ripon College)
  • Grant amount: $5,000
Religious Studies, Classroom Technology, and Digital Humanities
  • Project leaders: Benjamin Zeller (religion, Lake Forest College), Pamela Reaves (religion, Colorado College), and  Brian Smith (religion, Ripon College)
  • Grant amount: $7,458
Symposium on Field Study: Establishing and Sharing Best-Practices at the Intersection of Place, Pedagogy, Innovation, and Technology
  • Project leaders from Colorado College: Drew Cavin (Deans Office), Emily Chan (Deans Office), and Michael Healy (Advancement Office)
  • Grant amount: $32,500
Digital Storytelling and the Liberal Arts: A Curriculum Development Workshop
  • Project leaders from Macalester College: Daniel Trudeau (geography), Katie Pratt (Institute for Global Citizenship), and Brad Belbas (Information Technology Services)
  • Grant amount: $17,201