The Student Innovation Fellowship Program allows students to develop expertise and share ideas around emerging technologies and instructional innovations, with particular attention to enhancing learning and research at Georgia State through the innovative use of technology. See more »

3D-Atlanta

Georgia State University sits atop what was once the hub of Atlanta's African American red-light district, a rich assemblage of blues and rag-time clubs, and the old city jail. Today, Student Innovation Fellows are working to recreate this lost piece of Atlanta's...

Geo-tagging Underground Atlanta

As part of our efforts to map historic Atlanta, SIF fellows have geo-tagged a GSU Library/Atlanta-Fulton Central Library collection of glass plate negative photographs from the 1920s. These beautiful images provide rare glimpses into the area around the Five Points...

After Malcolm Project to Exhibit at National Civil and Human Rights Museum

Figures like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X are central to the history of the Black Freedom Struggle; however the larger story of African American Islam before, during, and after the Civil Rights Movement remains to be told. The religious tradition of Islam has been drawn...

Supporting GSU’s Tradition of Innovation

Georgia State University is developing a national reputation for innovation and excellence in undergraduate education - the U.S. News & World Report, for instance, recently named it the 14th best school in the country at educating undergrads, in company with some...

Areas of Focus

Active Learning Pedagogy

Active Learning Pedagogy

Committed to innovations in hybrid learning, digital literacy, online citizenship and more, these projects are redefining the classroom experience. READ MORE»

Atlanta Connections

Atlanta Connections

Seeking to enrich the world around us by utilizing technology for such purposes as building historical memory, community engagement and more. READ MORE»

Data Mining and Visualizations

Data Mining and Visualizations

Big data is one of the most important transformations of the connected age. SIF fellows support a number of projects exploring new ways of telling stories through data. READ MORE»

Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities

Innovations in the rich world of humanities including interactive learning materials, expansive digital archives, and relationship modeling. READ MORE»

Recent Posts

Loving JSON

For the last few months, I've been working on the DALN Project, a collection of literacy narratives by just regular people like you and me. Actually, I'm on there. Points to someone who can find my embarrassing freshman self on there. Anyways, coding for the DALN has...

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A New Kind of CFP

A couple years ago, the Modern Language Association created a special task force to research and publish a special report, "Report of the MLA Task Force in Modern Language and Literature." Ok, so nothing about that sentence sounds special. But the impetus, aims, and...

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RAP MAP – Tracing Atlanta’s Organized Noise

Following up from my last blog about what I have been doing at SIF, I wanted to go in to deeper detail of on the Rap Map project I have been working on. The reason I wanted to discuss this one particular project at length is because it is near completion i.e. we are...

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Manuel’s Tavern Project Progress

Hi guys, I am very excited to be put on this project. I've been a fan of 3D graphics and game design. This project has all of it. The goal we are trying to achieve with this project is to recreate the soon-to-be-renovated Manuel's Tavern. This particular tavern has a...

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99 (Plus) Bottles of Beer on the Wall…

99 bottles of beer on the wall, 99 bottles of beer. Take one down, pass it around, 98 bottles of beer on the wall... If one of those bottles should happen to fall, 98 bottles of beer on the wall... One of the side effects of having immersed myself in the Unpacking...

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It all comes back around…

Hello all! It's been a long time since my last blog post, but that's because I've been writing documentation instead. Since then, SIF has moved to CETL, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, so you should check us out sometime! We're there Wednesdays and...

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