Awards & Grants
The following grants and awards are available to help you bring your innovative teaching and learning ideas to life! Read about the different grants available, their criteria, and how to apply for them below.
Teaching and Learning Innovation and Technology Grant
Applications must be for projects that stimulate innovative approaches to teaching and learning which can be used across the curriculum or within your department and shared with colleagues. Funding is available to pay for activities that support innovative curriculum development. Emphasis is on sharing information with colleagues. Special consideration will be given to first time applicants and successful, continuing projects.
Full funding may not be available for all proposals. If that is the case, partial funding may be awarded.
For the Technology Grant, No capital equipment and no maintenance of Internet sites will be funded through these grants. For information regarding reassigned time related to developing and teaching distance learning courses, please review your contract.
For more information, visit the Mini-Grants Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Glenn A. Reich Memorial Faculty Award for Instructional Technology
Glenn Reich believed in a humanistic, collaborative approach to instructional technology. He believed that “technology could enrich the teaching and learning process; it could open the doors for new opportunities and new ideas.”
This award was established in 1999 by Lori Reich in memory of her late husband, Glenn Reich, former Director of User Services at Harper College. Glenn wanted to share his love of computers with students and faculty members. He encouraged faculty and staff to invest their energy in the technology that he knew would dramatically affect our world. Glenn believed every academic discipline should expose students to technology and assist them to become more comfortable with it. This award is devoted to realizing and carrying forward that vision.
The Glenn A. Reich Memorial Faculty Award for Instructional Technology will be awarded to a Harper College full-time, adjunct, or retired faculty member (an individual or team) who has actively used technology for the purpose of improving instruction.
There are two $1,000 awards available this year. To be considered for the award, applicants must submit: a description of the instructional technology or technologies they have used or are using, an explanation of how it has enhanced the teaching and learning process, and a description of how they envision its future use.
To be considered for the $1,000 award, applicants must submit:
- a description of the instructional technology or technologies they have used or are using
- an explanation of how it has enhanced the teaching and learning process
- a description of how they envision its future use
Applications will be evaluated based upon innovation, creativity, teaching/learning evolution, shared knowledge, and future teaching/learning application.
- Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016
- Application: View and Download Application