2019-20 Course Revitalization Grant Proposal Content and Questions

We will no longer be accepting proposals via this website.  We are implementing a grants awarding and tracking system.  It is highly recommended to complete the questions below in a word document prior to logging into the system.  Prior to logging in to compete the application you must register in the system as well as your chief academic officer and officer for grants and contracts (the individual that will be issuing invoices for payment).  Once you register the system will send you a userid and temporary password within 48 hours after you have registered.  You can find the WebGrants system at the following location: http://tbrgrants.webgrantscloud.com

 Questions can be directed by email to gsedrick@tbr.edu.  All proposals are to be submitted by 4:30 PM CST, on March 13 2019.  

The content and questions that encompass the proposal submission are listed below.  Please be prepared to answer these questions in a brief but concise manner when submitting a proposal.

Background Information:

  1. Institution
  2. Course
  3. Course Enrollment (Annual for 2017-18)
  4. Course ABC Grade Percentage

Revitalization Team Information:

  1. Total Team Members
  2. Name, email and phone number of Lead Faculty Team Member
  3. Name(s), email(s) and phone number(s)  of Other Team Members

Grant Proposal Questions

1. Briefly describe how the revitalized course will impact diversity, equality and underrepresented groups.  How will it differ from the traditional course in the integration of high impact practices or/and online delivery with accessibility built in the redesign.  Resources and defintions can be found at the following sites:

Quality Assurance Tool: https://www.tbr.edu/node/29001

AAC&U Value Rubrics: https://www.aacu.org/value-rubrics

HIP Taxonomies: https://www.tbr.edu/student-success/tbr-high-impact-practices

Diversity:  https://policies.tbr.edu/policies/diversity  

Equity: https://www.tbr.edu/oesi/equity

 

2. Explain the academic problems that the revitalized course addresses.

3. Explain how the revitalized course will enhance student learning and improve student success.

4. Describe the pilot phase and its project objectives.

5. Outline all of the steps that will be required to complete the project.

6. Explain the process that will be used to measure and improve the quality of student learning during the project.

7. Explain the process that will used to measure the effectiveness of course-delivery methods in achieving project objectives.

8. Identify who is required to take the course.

9. Is this redesign part of a collaborative with another submission? If so, please identify which one and discuss the nature of the collaboration.

10. Does this revitalization incorporate interventions based around the research on Universal Design for Learning and Growth & Fixed Mindset feedback. (Please see the following for more information on the nature of these interventions:

Overview

Universal Design in Higher Education

TEDTalk Dr. Carol Dweck on The Power of Believing You Can Improve

Submission:

We will no longer be accepting proposals via this website.  We are implementing a grants awarding and tracking system.  It is highly recommended to complete the questions above prior to logging into the system.  Prior to logging in you must register as well as your chief academic officer and officer for grants and contracts.  Once you register the system will send you a userid and temporary password within 48 hours after you have registered.  You can find the WebGrants system at the following location: http://tbrgrants.webgrantscloud.com

 Questions can be directed by email to gsedrick@tbr.edu.  All proposals are to be submitted by 4:30 PM CST, on March 13 2019.