Title III Curriculum Development Grants

Curriculum Development Programs (Department and Individual Faculty) are designed to integrate undergraduate research and inquiry-based learning into program curricula and are funded through the Title III grant.

Goals: Projects supported by this grant should meet one or more of the following goals:

  • Integrates undergraduate research into the program’s curricular plan for a substantial number of students.
  • Integrates undergraduate research in capstone course.
  • Develops undergraduate research opportunities in sophomore level courses.
  • Develops individual student and faculty research courses for credit.
  • Increases the number of faculty engaged in undergraduate research.

Funding: Each faculty member will be paid $2586 in summer salary. Department applications can include up to $5000 for equipment for the department in support of the curricular changes.

Requirements: Application, Participation in Faculty Development workshops, Progress Report, Final Report.

Application Procedure: Applications will be available in Fall 2009.

I. Department Curriculum Development Grants

These grants require a team of four faculty working together to revise a program curriculum.  Three departments can be funded each year for the next five years. Applications will be available in Fall 2009

II. Individual Faculty Curriculum Development Grants

These grants require an individual faculty to revise a portion of their curriculum.  Twelve faculty members can be funded each year for the next five years. Applications will be available in Fall 2009.  

 

For more information, please contact Gerald Ratliff or Julie Ellingsen.