New Course Development Mini-Grant Opportunity!
||February 11, 2013
|Timeline for FIRST Course Delivery:
||Within the 2013-2014 Academic Year
|Submit Proposals to:
||Dennis Potthoff, ADP Coordinator,
amount is $750 per proposed course. The maximum funds available are
|Funded Mini-Grants Announced:
||February 18, 2013
Overview: The American Democracy Project is pleased to
announce the availability of funds dedicated to supporting UNK faculty willing
to develop a new general studies course, in the Portal (188), Democracy in
Perspective, or Capstone (388) category, that addresses one of the followingfive American Democracy Project initiatives; a recent survey of more
than 100 UNK undergraduate students indicated these five topics were of the
Engagement (7 Revolutions Project)
Future: Protecting the Fiscal Health of our Democracy
review the extensive supporting information, materials, and resources that ADP
has developed and made available, please search behind the “Civic Engagement in
Action” button located on the ADP homepage: http://www.aascu.org/programs/ADP/
addition to focusing on one of the five ADP initiatives listed immediately
above, priority will be given to proposals that involve faculty from two or
more academic departments (credit hours/credit hour production sharing ideas
can be discussed.
will also be given to
proposals that explain how the New York
Times will be used in the proposed course.
- Payment of
the mini-grant stipend will be made once the course is fully developed and
approved by the GS Council.
All GS proposal procedural and content expectations must be satisfied
(full syllabus provided, academic affairs committee, etc.).
note that permission to offer a new general studies course ultimately hinges on
gaining approval of the General Studies Council.
Questions welcomed! Contact
Dennis Potthoff (email@example.com; 865-8814)