Information Technologies Faculty Technology Grants 2014-15
The IT division is offering up to three faculty members grants of $10,000 each to use technology in a new and/or innovative way in a spring 2015 course.  Technology may include software applications, hardware, and devices.  A liason from IT will assist faculty awarded the grants with all aspects of the grant process, including ordering and implementing the technology in courses.  Consultations will be available from librarians, classroom technology staff, and instructional technology staff.  IT student employees also may assist faculty members.
IMPORTANT DATES
Sept 10, 2014              Information session for faculty (2:00-3:00 pm, CLC 207)     
Sept 11, 2014              Information session for faculty (2:30-3:30 pm, CLC 207)
Sept 30, 2014             Applications due to IT
Oct  15, 2014              Grants awarded
May 2015                    Presentations by faculty to campus community
 
Criteria for participation
Applicants must be tenured, tenure-track, or clinical faculty, or academic program directors, and be teaching at least one course in the spring of 2015.
Application requirements
Grant proposals must be tied to specific courses being taught in the spring of 2015.  An application must include an overview of the proposed technology and how it will be used in the course, description of student learning outcomes related to the technology, and an itemized budget for how the $10,000 will be used.  The budget may not include a faculty stipend.  Applicants must be willing to present to the campus community in May 2015 on course outcomes related to the new technology.  The completed application form should be emailed as an attachment to Karen Miller at millerk34@xavier.edu by September 30, 2014.  Signatures of the applicant’s department chair and dean must be included with the submission.
Selection
The voting members of the Xavier Technology Committee will read the applications and award the grants.
For more information, contact Judy Molnar at molnarj@xavier.edu or Alison Morgan at morgan@xavier.edu.