Posted March 28, 2012 Atlanta, GA
Karen Head, assistant professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture and director of the GT Communications Center for undergraduates, has been granted $9,914 in funding under Georgia Tech's GTFIRE program for her proposal Learning to Critique Designs through Public Speaking. Co-PI Colin Potts. The GTFIRE program is intended to support innovations in education and research as outlined in Georgia Tech's Strategic Plan. The progress and future plans of the project will be presented this fall at the Innovation at Georgia Tech Symposium.
Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. The College is comprised of six schools - Economics; History, Technology, and Society; The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; Literature, Communication, and Culture; Modern Languages; Public Policy; and Georgia Tech's Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC units - and offers ten Bachelor's of Science, six master's, and six doctoral degrees. Students are prepared for professional leadership in government, business, public policy, international affairs, law, technology, and new media. Founded in 1990, the College is named in honor of former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. (1911-2003).