Purpose of the Award
The Georgia Perimeter College Instructional Technology Enhancement Awards are available to fund projects that focus on innovative uses of instructional technology in the teaching and learning process. Full-time Faculty, Department Chairs, and Deans may apply for funding of the following types of items:
Equipment such as video cameras, microphones, wireless mice, smart pens, clickers, and tablet type devices. (Printers, USB drives, backup drives, network devices such as wireless access points, and laptops are not eligible)
Software such as mobile device apps, graphic software, etc.
(Requests for software that do not meet GPC security standards, conflict with college standard software, or that duplicate the functionality that is already available at the college are not eligible.)
Subscriptions to Voice Thread, ProProf, PBworks, etc.
Services such as video editing, graphics creation, captioning, etc.
(Services that do not meet GPC security standards or that duplicate the functionality of services already offered by the college are not eligible.)
Conference Registrations for instructional technology focused conferences.
Funding will not be provided for the following:
Items that should be covered in your department's or discipline's budget
Items that the college typically provides to faculty for administrative uses
The Office of Information Technology must approve all requests. Once an award is approved, the Academic Technology division of the Office of Information Technology will work with each recipient to acquire the appropriate quotes and information needed in order to purchase the item. The Office of Information Technology will process all purchases. Budget Transfers will not be allowed.
Purchases for subscriptions or licenses do not extend beyond the initial award. OIT cannot guarantee future funds for subscriptions or licenses. Please be advised that any extensions will need to be addressed by you or your department.
Maximum Award Amount: $500
Awards Available: 4 or until funds are no longer available
1 award per person per year
Requests will be accepted until all funds have been awarded or until March 1, 2015.
David Koffman- 3D Computer-based Anatomic Visualization for Art Applications
Claire Paul- Art Appreciation Instructor iPad
Jessie Hayden- Engaging Students in Oral Discussions in an online ESL Communication Skills Course
Past FY2014 Awards
Laura Whitlock- Enhancing Physics Through Computer?Based Measurements
Dion Stewart- Cross Disciplinary Sharing of Laboratory Equipment
Jason Seitz- Political Science Concepts Through Games (Video Project)
William Johnson- Engage STEM Students with Mobile App Creation
Sofia Slutskaya- Information Literacy Tutorial Assessment Software
Lauri Goodling- Helping Students Find Their Voice in an Online Classroom
Nat Kumaresan- Creating Instructional Video Clips using the iPad
Jason Seitz- Classroom Applications for the iPad Mini Project
1. Complete the application form below.
2. Submit a letter of support from your department chair. Letters should be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org