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​​​​​For the 2016-2017 year, eleven Teaching Circles were funded. 

Assessing Community Engagement Beyond Social Services Disciplines
Circle Contact:​ Reynaldo Romero (Assistant Professor, Arts & Humanities) 
Circle Contact Info: romerore<at>uhd.edu, 713-226-5549
Additional Members: Olin Bjork, Creshema Murray

Creating Oral Assignments in Beginning Spanish Online Classes through Voicethread.com
Circle Contact:​ Raquel Chiquillo (Associate Professor, Arts & Humanities) 
Circle Contact Info: chiquillor<at>uhd.edu, 713-221-2743
Additional Members: Paul Mandell, William Nowak

Critical Thinking and Writing in Natural Sciences Freshman Seminar Courses
Circle Contact:​ Meghan Minard (Lecturer, Natural Sciences) 
Circle Contact Info: minardm<at>uhd.edu, 713-221-8015
Additional Members: Gabriela Bowden, Lisa Morano, Sanghamitra Saha

Fostering Engagement through Democratic Dialogue
Circle Contact:​ Windy Lawrence (Associate Professor, Arts & Humanities) 
Circle Contact Info: lawrencew<at>uhd.edu, 713-221-8472
Additional Members: Susan Beane, Aleha Cantu, Jonathan Chism, Beth Secor

Fostering Engagement through Issue Framing in the Classroom
Circle Contact:​ Ashley Archiopoli (Assistant Professor, Arts & Humanities) 
Circle Contact Info: archiopolia<at>uhd.edu, 713-221-5092
Additional Members: Pam Auburn, Sarah Ceballos, Sujata Krishna, Jerome Socolof

Fostering Evolutionary Thinking with Active Learning Exercises on Evolutionary Trees
Circle Contact:​ Mike Tobin (Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences) 
Circle Contact Info: tobinm<at>uhd.edu, 713-221-8426
Additional Members: Amy Baird, Jeff Martz

Fostering Student Engagement in the Classroom through the Use of ePortfolios
Circle Contact:​ Connie Kang (Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences) 
Circle Contact Info: kangy<at>uhd.edu, 713-222-5378
Additional Members: Jon Aoki, Jeff Flosi, Robin Jose, Eszter Trufan

General Chemistry II Laboratory (CHEM 1108) Redesign
Circle Contact:​ Franklin Beckles (Lecturer, Natural Sciences) 
Circle Contact Info: becklesf<at>uhd.edu, 713-222-5250
Additional Members: Maria Benavides, Elene Bouhoutsos-Brown, Houston Brown, Yubo Fan, Nicolle Patterson

MATH 1310 Innovative Course Improvement Teaching Circle
Circle Contact:​ Susan Beane (Lecturer, Mathematics & Statistics)
Circle Contact Info: beanes<at>uhd.edu, 713-223-7938
Additional Members: Bonnie Blumberg, Benny John, Vien Nguyen, Timothy Redl, Frankie Solomon

Multimedia Artifacts as Learning Tools in Both Traditional and Online Communication Courses
Circle Contact:​ Elizabeth Hatfield (Associate Professor, Arts & Humanities) 
Circle Contact Info: hatfielde<at>uhd.edu, 713-221-5515
Additional Members: Ashley Archiopoli, Felicia Harris, Lucas Logan, Creshema Murray

Synergy by Design for Co-Requisite Courses
Circle Contact:​ Eszter Trufan (Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences) 
Circle Contact Info: trufane<at>uhd.edu, 713-222-5306
Additional Members: Franklin Beckles, Yubo Fan, Nicolle Patterson, Vishakha Shembekar, Tracey Simmons-Willis




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