Chaya Gopalan receives Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Award

Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership in their fields.

Chaya Gopalan receives Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Award
Chaya Gopalan, Ph.D., professor in the SIUE Departments of Applied Health and Nurse Anesthesiology. Source — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SUIE)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SUIE) announced that Indian American Professor, Chaya Gopalan has received a Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Award presented by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB).

The award will support Gopalan’s international application of flipped classroom techniques, which is a modern way of classroom teaching that prioritizes active learning by enagaing students in activities during class while giving them reading and other assignments to complete as homework.