RFPs Year 2
Archives for Bush Faculty Development Committee 1993-2002
New faculty 1993-2001
Faculty Development Grant
from the Bush Foundation
Nov 2002 - Nov 2005
2e. Projects that explore the way students learn from general education (pedagogy, student learning outcomes)
Year 2 (Jan 2004 - Dec 2004)
Please familiarize yourself with the Faculty Development Grant: Proposal,
Brief Summary, people
related to administration of the grant, and this Section
The amount of support available from this grant for Year 2 is $4000.
Assessment / evaluation, connecting grant supported activities firmly with student learning, are a central feature of the Faculty Development Grant. Note carefully the Evaluation Activities designated in Section 2e. Please review also the Assessment Resources page, developed by John Clementson, Director of Assessment, and the Assessment Committee which he chairs.
John Bart serves as Director of General Education. He leads the 2e project for Year 1 January 2003 - May 2004). This Year 1 project addresses Area 3.1 of General Education: The Western Heritage.
In Year 2 (Jan - Dec 2004), 2e is open to proposals from any faculty member. Any area of General Education may be addressed, except 3.1.
During the planning of the proposed project, discuss plans with John Bart, Director of General Education.
Prepare a proposal which addresses the 2e themes, and the points indicated below.
Meet with John Clementson or his designate to refine your evaluation plan.
This section of the Faculty Development Grant is open for proposals until all funds have been committed. However for the first round, submit the proposal electronically by e-mail, as an Attachment in Word Perfect or Word, to Arlen Viste, Karin Lindell, and John Clementson or his designate. The due date is for the first round is March 15. Request John Clementson or his designate to send e-mail to Arlen Viste and Karin Lindell, indicating acceptance of your evaluation plan. Arlen Viste and Karin Lindell will then share these materials with the Faculty Development Committee.
Direct any questions to Arlen Viste, Karin Lindell, or members of the Faculty Development Committee.
Committee decisions will be made promptly, and proposers will be notified by April 5, 2004. Project work may begin as soon as the recipients are ready to do so.
Please provide the following information.
Purpose of the project. Narrative description of the project. Articulate its relationship to 2e.
Identify members of this 2e project team, their disciplines, and their roles in the project.
Describe the expected outcomes of the project, especially as they relate to student learning. Include a timeline for carrying out the project.
Include an itemized budget and rationale.
Strongly recommended: include a letter of support from John Bart, Director of General Education.
Identify any other sources of funding and make clear how the respective funding sources would interrelate in supporting various aspects of your project. If your proposal under 2e is contingent on anything else (such as other support), please spell out such contingencies.
As part of the proposal, include a statement which addresses how your 2e project relates to one or more of four Overall Goals of the Faculty Development Grant. Follow the link for these goals, which are perhaps implicit, and are stated as questions for response.
Include date of submission and electronic signatures in your proposal. (For example scan signatures and insert the resulting graphics files.)
Including the Evaluation Activities agreed on, the Final Report is due one month after the conclusion of the time line proposed. If this date goes beyond Nov 30, 2005, also submit a succinct Interim Report by that date. Submit the report(s) electronically to Arlen Viste and Karin Lindell. If the report and its supporting materials exceeed the 1 MB limit for an e-mail attachment, then burn a CD and submit that, with a cover letter, to Karin Lindell at Box 802 or Hum 207.