Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence


ACIE award winners

Past ACIE award recipients.

Innovation in Education Awards

2017 List of Projects


Sheila Conway and Michelle Sobolak, instruction and learning, School of Education, for “Implementing a Video Coaching Platform to Provide E-Mentoring during Teacher Education Clinical Experiences.”

Dawn Drahnak, Laura Fennimore, and Lucille Sowko, acute/tertiary care, School of Nursing and nursing and health sciences, University of Pittsburg at Johnstown, for “TWICE – Teaching Workplace Interprofessional Communication Effectively – Innovative Strategies to Improve Professional Communication in the Workplace.”

Jacob Durrant, biological sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, for “ProteinVR: Micro and Structural Biology in a Virtual World.”

Leanne Gilbertson, civil and environmental engineering, School of Engineering, for “Teaching Sustainable Engineering Through Design Thinking.”

Suzanna Gribble, biological sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, for “A pre-assessment tool for new and critical insights to guide Foundations of Biology I, BIOSC 0150.”

Christina Mair, behavioral and community health sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, for “Teaching Multilevel Statistical Modeling with Innovative Educational Technologies.”

Marie Norman, medicine, School of Medicine, for “Personalized Learning in a Flipped Biostatics Course.”