Grant Designed to Assist in Education & Research
Four Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College instructors received a Z-Degree Mississippi Grant from The University of Mississippi. The instructors, all from the Jackson County Campus, are:
- Dr. Javier Gomez, language arts
- David Hilton, social studies
- Carin Platt, development studies
- Dr. Christy Philippoff, science
Each instructor will receive $1,000 to integrate open educational resources into their courses. They were also invited to attend workshops offered by Lumen Learning, a leading consulting group.
Under the grant, recipients are required to conduct research and planning during the spring and summer of 2018 and use open educational resources in a course during the 2018-2019 academic year. They must also participate in a survey, along with their students, designed to improve the Z-Degree program.
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