Highlights


Academic Innovation Conference, Oct 17, 2014 - Registration closes Oct 9.

Innovations in Supporting International Students Symposium, Nov 6, 2014 - Presentation proposals due Sept 12.  Registration closes Oct 27.

Innovations in Faculty Development Symposium, June 2, 2015

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Contact Information

Dr. Christina M. Sax
Horton Hall 111
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
(717) 477-1502
(717) 477-4050 fax
pcde@ship.edu

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Past Conferences

2012 Conference
2013 Conference

Past Symposia

Faculty Development

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Academic Innovation Grants

Academic Outreach and Innovation is pleased to provide grant opportunities to Shippensburg University faculty.  Contact Chris Sax, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Outreach and Innovation (csax@ship.edu or x1348) for additional information on these grant opportunities.  
 

The Conference and Workshop Grant Program provides funding opportunities for a limited number of Shippensburg University faculty to attend a selected set of conferences and workshops.  This program is designed to engage departments, faculty, and the curriculum in academic initiatives focused on increasing student engagement, success, and retention, academic quality, and the achievement of student learning outcomes.  Additionally, the program is designed to integrate such initiatives occurring at the national level into Ship’s ongoing practices and to assist faculty in furthering their professional development. Conference/Workshop application forms are due no later than June 14, 2013.  Faculty will be notified whether or not their proposal has been funded no later than July 1, 2013.  Click here for information on the program, including the selected set of conferences and workshops, program deliverables, and application form and review rubric.

The Academic Quality and Innovation (AQI) Grant Program is designed to engage departments, faculty, and the curriculum in academic initiatives focused designed to increase student engagement, success, and retention, academic quality, and the achievement of student learning outcomes. Additionally, the program is designed to integrate such initiatives occurring at the national level into Ship’s ongoing practices and to assist faculty in furthering their professional development. Funding for up to $5000 for teams of faculty, or up to $2000 for individual faculty, is available per proposal.  Information about the 2013-2014 academic year program will be available soon.  Click here for information about the 2012-2013 academic year program.

The Quality Matters Scholars (QMS) Grant Program is designed to assist faculty in incorporating the course design principles of the Quality Matters Program (QM, www.qmprogram.org) into online, blended, and face-to-face classes in ways that are designed to increase student engagement, success, and retention, academic quality, and the achievement of student learning outcomes. Additionally, the program is designed to develop a cadre of Ship faculty to serve as QM leaders on the Ship campus, and to assist faculty in furthering their professional development. Funding is available for various levels of engagement in the program.  Information about the 2013-2014 academic year program will be available soon. Click here for information about the 2012-2013 academic year program. 

The Acadmic Camp Grant Program is designed to assist faculty in developing summer academic that focus on areas of interest to K-12 students, are content rich, and include a high degree of experiential activities and interaction between faculty members and students.  Information about grants for 2014 summer camps wll be available soon. Click here for information about the 2013 summer program.