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Grant Applications to Support:
Research & Scholarly Productivity or Use of Instructional Technology
Due Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at NOON
The Division of Academic Programs has allocated faculty development monies for this academic year to support faculty members' endeavors in research & scholarly productivity, or in the use of instructional technology. Apply for summer stipends and/or the resources needed to conduct your project or amplify your use of technology. Typical summer stipends are $500 and total typical awards are $1000. The FDIT Committee will work to allocate and award funds to meet the needs of as many outstanding applicants as the funds will allow.
Applications for Scholarly Productivity and Instructional Technology grants should have some connection to the goals of the college's Strategic Plan. Some examples are given below. However, do not consider these examples as exhaustive of the possibilities:
- Use of technology
- Alternative means of course delivery
- Development of "Classrooms to Careers" Pathways
- Focus on critical thinking and experiential learning
The application forms for these grants are located on the
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Travel for 2012-2013
All requests to be submitted to School Deans for travel. Faculty Development does not include travel.
* Faculty Highlights *
In early October 2009 John Mecham visited Kenya continuing his consulting work on the grant ” Operations Research on the Integration of STI/HIV/AIDS and other Servicesin Kenya”. As part of this visit he worked to further develop linkages with university faculty;explored network development with agencies; gathered more Tylosema fassoglensis material for research and followed up on research that was conducted at Rachel’s Children’s Home in 2006 and gathered information on the possibility of establishing a research base of operations for Meredith students and faculty.