Funds available for tech-driven teaching

College of Arts and Sciences faculty members, departments and programs that want to use technology for teaching and learning may apply for awards up to $5,000 for that purpose.

Proposals are now being accepted from by Arts & Sciences Support of Education Through Technology. The maximum award is $5,000.

Faculty of any rank and graduate part time instructors may apply. Unit chairs or directors must provide a brief supporting letter.

Departmental proposals for equipment or software that may be used in teaching and learning are also welcome. For proposals involving renovation of physical space, please contact the ASSETT office for additional instructions.

All funds must be used by Dec. 12, 2014. Funds may not be used for research conference travel, course buyouts, faculty/staff salary support or projects wholly relating to graduate education.

Prior to submission, proposers may wish to contact ASSETT Teaching and Learning Consultant Nigora Azimova at to discuss ideas or learn more about what is expected in a proposal.

In addition, ASSETT’s teaching and learning consultants will be available to provide personal help in preparing proposals on March 6,  from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in ATLAS 229 and March 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in ATLAS 202.

Complete the proposal submission form at by March 17, 2014. Any questions about the form can be directed to Joyce Holliday, ASSETT program assistant, at or 303-735-3813.

Proposals will be reviewed by a committee of department chairs representing each of the A&S divisions.

ASSETT is a student-fee-funded initiative serving the college. For more information about ASSETT, visit

February 2014


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