Funding

Digital Fellows

(Prerequisite: must have completed either #DigPINS or Online Teaching Strategies)

Practicing Digital Fellow:

DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

This Digital Fellow opportunity is for faculty/instructors who want to implement a change in their pedagogy or scholarship that includes an aspect of digital pedagogy, open education, hybrid and online learning, information literacy, digital literacies/competencies/citizenship in students, and/or other creative approaches to teaching and learning. Projects that incorporate inclusive design are encouraged. Instructional design and tech support will be available throughout this process.

For this opportunity, applicants will propose, review, implement and disseminate their initiative in a cohort model throughout the academic semester.

If approved, the fellow is eligible for the $1000 per semester stipend once dissemination is complete.

Resident Digital Fellow:

DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

This Digital Fellow opportunity is in the form of a learning community facilitator. It is designed to support St. Norbert College’s faculty/instructors who wish to explore changes in their teaching practice that elevate student learning through the use of digital pedagogy, open education, hybrid and online learning, information literacy, digital literacies/competencies/citizenship in students, and other creative approaches to teaching and learning. Projects that incorporate inclusive design are encouraged. Instructional design and tech support will be available throughout this process and will be offered for the learning community collaborations.

For this opportunity, applicants will propose, plan, and facilitate a cohort of members that meets regularly to share expertise and work collaboratively throughout the academic year.

If approved, the fellow is eligible for the $1000/ pilot semester or a $1500/year stipend once dissemination is complete.

Instructional Tech Mini Grants:

DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The Instructional Technology Mini Grant is designed to defray the direct costs of, and provide dedicated technical support for the incorporation of new technology-based tools (software or hardware) for teaching and learning. The Mini Grant may be applied towards instructional technology training, software, or hardware. This grant is being offered to enhance the use of technology both in and out of the classroom to support student learning and engagement.

 A funding pool of $2,000 will be available each semester. There is no minimum or maximum request amount (up to the total amount available per semester); funding will be allocated based on the strategic and/or innovative nature of the request, as well as on how to best maximize available funds.

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