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Grants of up to $15,000 are available to faculty and groups of faculty to carry out more substantial and especially innovative undergraduate curricular developments that take advantage of new instructional technologies. These are funds for projects that will have a direct impact on the learning of a significant number of undergraduate students in a field. Level II grants are intended to support:
Faculty who wish to explore new instructional technologies are encouraged to apply, even when they are not fully confident that the venture will succeed. The committee reviewing proposals welcomes efforts to extend the frontiers of technology use, even while it supports the broader use of proven technologies by all faculty across the College. Overall preference is given to proposals that will develop the instructional technology skills of instructors so that they may successfully apply them in classes and make ongoing contributions to undergraduate instruction in the College after the funded project is successfully completed.
Level II grants are open to all instructional staff in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Eligibility to apply for funding does not ensure that funding will be granted.
Proposals should be especially clear about the nature and significance of the project’s impact on undergraduate teaching. Proposals should describe:
Please note: proposals for Level Two funding must include a letter of support from the faculty member’s department chair or program director. These can be sent to Monika Dressler (email@example.com) or uploaded with the proposal form.
Among the items that may be included in the budget request are:
Items that require significant rationale to clarify exceptional circumstances:
Items that may not be included in the budget request are:
Decisions on Level II proposals typically will be made within two months of submission of a completed application.
To ensure a successful proposal, faculty are encouraged to work with one of the College’s instructional technology consultants when developing their proposal. Consultants can assist faculty in learning about options, organizing ideas, refining the grant application, planning project implementation, creating assessment strategies. To arrange a consultation, faculty can contact: