Faculty Mentor: Andrew Tawfik

Department: Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Contact Information: aatawfik@memphis.edu 

Project Description:The Instructional Design & Technology (IDT) Studio is a lab that is interested in the design, development, and evaluation of educational technologies. The Studio partners with schools and organizations within the community and helps them apply edtech in meaningful ways. This position would include data analysis, working directly with users, and possible multimedia development. In terms of scholarship, the students would be included on conference presentations and journal publications.

Requirements for Student Applicants: Multimedia development (e.g – familiarity with tools such as Adobe, iMovie, etc)

Application or Interview Process: Students should submit a brief letter of interest; Interview

Hours per week the student will work: 20/week

Starting Date: Immediately

Method of Compensation:Volunteer

Faculty Mentor's Name: Dr. Brad Harrell

Faculty Mentor's Department: Loewenberg College of Nursing

Telephone Number and/or Email Address: 901.678.3100, bharrell@memphis.edu

Project Description: My research focuses on health disparities and inequities among sexual and gender minorities (SGM), specifically the LGBT+ population. I am beginning an analysis of disparities in this community and assessing professional readiness/preparedness to care for these clients. I have particular plans to assess gay affirmative practice, quality of SGM veteran care, and SGM health data tracking. I welcome students in education, psychology, social work, nursing, or any other health-related discipline.

Requirements for Student Applicants:

  • Junior or senior student in health-related college or school with GPA of 3.0 or higher. Plans for graduate study in health-related discipline.
  • Submit a sample of past writing work.
  • Be proficient in online word processing/PPT/poster development and collaboration.

Application or Interview Process: Brief face-to-face chat about interests and fit for group.

Starting Date: TBD