Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from the instructional plans of OIT’s 2019 Course Improvement with Technology Enhancement (CITE) Grant recipients.
Dr. Iftekhar Alam, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Examining Student Perceptions of an Interactive Online Course with Laboratory Components: GEOL 101 – The Dynamic Earth Course Redesign
Dr. Adrien-Maxence Hespel and Dr. Kryssa Johnson,
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Use of three-dimensional printed carpus models for teaching of normal equine radiographic anatomy
The UTK Office of Information Technology (OIT) Support Organization invites UTK faculty members to apply for the Course Improvement with Technology Enhancement (CITE) Grant. The 2019 Call for Proposals has ended. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about this grant, please read the Overview below and/or the previous Call for Proposals.
The CITE Grant provides an opportunity for University of Tennessee Knoxville faculty to consult with OIT’s Support Staff on course redesign, instructional technologies, and research strategies to improve student learning outcomes.
Faculty participants may select one of three levels featuring a course redesign and description of how they will measure, demonstrate, and report the impact of course improvement. Reports will address the impact of instructional technology on student learning (Award Level A). Participants may design research pilots/projects to investigate the use and effectiveness of teaching strategies that implement technology to enhance both the teaching and learning process (Award Levels B & C).
AWARD: Grant award funding ranges from $1,000 – $5,000 with half of funding available upon course listing within the UTK Course Catalog. Remaining funds will be released upon receipt of final report.
|Level||Cash||CITE GRANT 2018 Final Deliverables||Award Deadlines for courses offered:|
|Fa 2019||Sp 2020|
|A||$1,000||Limited course change that includes data collection and a report of the grant’s impact on course improvement and overall teaching and learning outcomes.||Final Report 12/20/19||Final Report
|B||$3,000||Significant course change that includes data collection and a white paper or presentation.
|Final Report 6/26/20|
|C||$5,000||Significant course change and a completed, scholarly research study, presentable at a scholarly conference, and/or publishable in an educational or disciplinary journal that answers a specific question about the effects of course design and instructional technology on student outcomes.(IRB required)||Final Report 4/24/20||Final Report 8/28/20|
Proposals should be limited to four or less single-spaced pages. Proposals should include discussion of each of the areas below. Level A (1-4); Levels B&C (All).
NOTE: If you are using this opportunity to enhance funding you have already secured, please state your other funding source and indicate how CITE funding will augment your other project(s).
Questions to consider when formulating your proposal:
Proposals should be submitted via email as either a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF file attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
STATEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
Submit a brief statement of support from your department head as part of the proposal. This may be sent to Christina Goode at email@example.com or mailed to Greve Hall 514-A, 821 Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville, TN 37996-3395.
By submitting this application, the faculty member expresses commitment to:
If you have any questions regarding this grant opportunity, please contact Christina Goode at 865-974-6470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.