14 Faculty Members Receive RISE Awards

February 20, 2017 at 6:22 am

Congratulations to 14 members of the USC Upstate faculty who have received RISE awards.

The RISE, or Research Initiative for Summer Engagement, program provides financial support to pay for summer salary, research supplies, travel related to research and undergraduate student support.

2017 USC Upstate RISE Recipients:

Recipient Name Project Title
Jack Cheng Nonlinearities of Mortgage Spreads over the Business Cycles
Michael Dinger IT Role Embeddedness: Testing A Theory of IT Professional Behavior
Ann Hoover The Role of Power in the Backlash Effect
Rebecca Mueller Learning by Doing: The Impact of Question Development and Implementation on Teachers’ Understanding of Compelling Questions
Allison Pingley Czeching out of Communism
Nolan Stolz Recording Two Original Orchestral Compositions: “From The Hudson” and “Prairie View”
Matthew Placek Online News and Citizen Support for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe
Nicole Richardson Through a Glass Darkly: Ye Shaoyuan’s Search for His Deceased Daughter in a Late Ming Séance
Kimberly Shorter Effects of MTHFR Function on Epigenetics-Related Genes’ Expression in Folic Acid-Treated SH-SY5Y Cells
Ning Yu Developing an Open Source Deep Learning Tool Based on a Novel Auto-Encoder Algorithm
Emily Kofoed Silence at the North Pole: Russia’s Rhetorical Strategy for Arctic Sovereignty: An Analysis of International Political Discourse in an Information Age
Tina Herzberg Case Studies of Established Print Readers Learning and Using Braille and Technology in School and Home
Calvin Odhiambo Black-White Racial Disparity in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among People with HIV-AIDS in America: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Felicia Jenkins Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in African American Women

To see a list of all 35 faculty members recognized in the USC system.

Tina Herzberg’s Scholarly Pursuits

April 7, 2011 at 1:25 pm

Herzberg, T. S. “Preparing Highly Qualified Personnel to Serve Children with Visual Impairment (Combined Personnel Preparation 84.25K),” US Department of Education (USDE), Grant Award, $186,739.

Herzberg, T. S. “The Possibilities are Endless: Promoting Braille Throughout SC,” US Department of Education (USDE), Grant, $99,751.

Rosenblum, L. P., and Herzberg, T. S. “Accuracy and techniques in the preparation of math worksheets for tactile learners,” Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 105, 402-413, 2011.

Rosenblum, L. P., and Herzberg, T. S. “There’s many ways to make a thermometer: What we learned from analyzing math worksheets prepared by participants in a research study,” Presented at the Getting in Touch with Literacy Conference, Louisville, KY, December 2011.

Jeffcoat, C., and Herzberg, T. S. “Going for the gold: Technology Olympics 101,” Presented at the South Carolina Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Myrtle Beach, SC, November 2011.

Herzberg, T. S. “Braille SC: The possibilities are endless,” Poster presented at the Annual Rehabilitation Services Administration Project Directors’ Conference, Washington, DC, August 2011.

Herzberg, T. S. “Establishing a mentoring program for teachers of students with visual impairment,” Poster presented at the Office of Special Education Program Project Directors’ Conference, Washington DC, July 2011.

Herzberg, T. S. “From research to practice: Strategies for preparing math worksheets for tactual learners,” Presented at the Council for Exceptional Children’s Convention & Expo, Washington DC, April 2011.

Herzberg, T. S. “Preparing Highly Qualified Personnel to Serve Children with Visual Impairment (Combined Personnel Preparation 84.25K),” United States, Department of Education (USDE), $186,739.

Herzberg, T. S. “The Possibilities Are Endless: Promoting Braille Throughout South Carolina,” United States Department of Education (USDE), $99,751.

Bohon, C., Herzberg, T. S., and Williams, G. H. “MGS: BrailleSC: Accessible Design for Digital Resources,” SC Research Foundation (SCRF), Grant, $3,000.

Herzberg, T. S., and Hooks, L. M. “Early intervention makes a difference,” Focus on Infants & Toddlers, 24, 1-8, 2011

Hooks, L. M., and Herzberg, T. S. “Inclusive kindergarten classrooms: Creating classrooms that support social, physical, and cognitive development for typical peers and those with visual impairment,” Presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Annual Conference & Expo, Orlando, FL, 2011.

Hooks, L. M., and Herzberg, T. S. “Promoting success for children with visual impairments in typical early childhood classrooms,” Presented at the Association for Childhood Education International, New Orleans, LA, April 2011.

Bohon, C., Herzberg, T. S., and Williams, G. H. “Braille SC: The possibilities are endless,” Poster presented at the Seventh Annual South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, SC, April 2011.

Pruitt, D. J., Herzberg, T. S., and Williams, G. H. “Braille and the brain,” Presented at the Annual South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, SC, April 2011.

Herzberg, T. S. “Error analysis of brailled instructional materials produced by Texas school personnel,” Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 104, 765-774, 2010.

Bohon, C., Herzberg, T. S., and Williams, G. H. “Braille literacy in South Carolina: The possibilities are endless,” USC Upstate Undergraduate Research Journal, 3, 32-35, 2010.

Herzberg, T. S. and Rosenblum, L. P. “Accuracy and techniques in the preparation of math worksheets for tactile learners: Results of a research study.” Presented at the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired International Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2010.

McKenzie, M. R. and Herzberg, T. S. “The South Carolina Vision Education Partnership: Working collaboratively to promote high quality education for all children who are blind or visually impaired,” Poster presentated at the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired International Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2010.

Herzberg, T. S. “Promoting success in post-secondary education programs for students with visual impairments,” Presented at the Council for Exceptional Children’s 2010 Convention and Expo, Nashville, Tennessee, April 2010.

Herzberg, T. S. and Hooks, L. M. “Simple ways to include children with visual impairments in typical early childhood classrooms,” Presented at the South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, October 2010.

Herzberg, T. S. and Pruitt, D. J. “Promoting braille throughout South Carolina,” Presented at the South Carolina Vision Summit, Columbia, South Carolina, March 2010.

Herzberg, T. S. and Bohon, C. D. “Promoting braille and assistive technology throughout South Carolina.” Presented at the South Carolina Technology Expo. Spartanburg, South Carolina, March 2010.

Herzberg, T. S. “Preparing Highly Qualified Personnel to Serve Children with Visual Impairment (Combined Personnel Preparation 84.25K),” United States Department of Education (USDE), Grant, $186,739.