Videos Highlight Creative Faculty Projects

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Teaching and Faculty Support Center has been awarding faculty grants for years, but this year it's offering something new: videos.

The videos, which can be seen here, "will effectively communicate the option of making a video about their work," says the center's co-director, Lynn Meade.

This year's recipients, who will present their projects with the grants at an event next month, include a team that worked with students to create a virtual reality model of an actual house, reports the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

The idea for the videos came from professor Cheryl Murphy, who came up with the idea for a partnership between the center and the Global Campus partner in 1992, Meade says in a press release.

The grants "will have tremendous positive impacts on the learning and well-being" of students, she adds.

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