Academic Technology Grants

The Grants

Academic Technology Grants are administered by the Office of Faculty Affairs and available to all tenured and tenure-track faculty members. For more information, contact the Office of Faculty Affairs (310-338-4688 or ofd@lmu.edu) or the Academic Technology Committee (itsatc@lmu.edu).

Academic Technology Integration Grant

The Academic Technology Integration Grant is awarded to faculty to help integrate substantial technological advancements into course development, resulting in a new course or major revision to an existing one.

Learn more about these awards by reading the 2018 Academic Technology Integration Grant application.

Academic Technology Summer 'Tinkering' Grants

The Academic Technology Summer Grant allows recipients to tinker, play, experiment, and share potential uses of technology in the classroom. Faculty members will receive a $1,000 stipend to explore and incorporate a change in at least one course through the use of technology.

Learn more about the Summer "tinkering" grants by reading the 2018 Academic Technology Summer Grant application.

Where To Apply

The due date for 2018 Integration applications was February 16. Grant recipients will be announced March 22. The Summer grant deadline is March 16, and the application is here.

Past Recipients

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  • 2016 Summer Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project
    Franca Dell'Olio Educational Leadership and Administration Investigated methods of creating a virtual classroom in which the professor can address all the students at once, but also subdivide students into groups that could share work online in real-time while the professor "moves" from group to group, overseeing work and offering feedback.
    Charlotte D'Evelyn Modern Languages and Literature Instituted blogging via LMU Build as a class requirement to help student research find an audience via the web.
    Emily Fisher Educational Support Services Integrated Edthena video technology into an Introduction to Counseling course to record counseling role-plays so students could self-reflect on their counseling skills and others, including the instructor, could give feedback.
    Karie Huchting Educational Leadership and Administration Learned methods of recording lectures for students to access online.
    Dmitry Kmelnitsky Art & Art History Investigated QLab and Millum to determine the creative potential of each in facilitating video-based projects for live performances or art installations.
    Melody Rodari Art & Art History

    Used 3D modeling to create spaces in which students can experience monuments from around the world, and used 3D printing to create replicas of important artifacts from the history of art.

    Nicolas Rosenthal History Created a paperless class by developing procedures and technological skills by which students can electronically turn in their work, receive feedback from the professor, and access all assignments course readings.

    Karl Snider Music Explored, evaluated, and reviewed applications to teach, improve, drill, and fine tune musicianship skills including familiarity with music notation and high-level sight reading of rhythm and pitch for singers. Assessed apps based on accuracy, relevance of material, accessibility, feedback opportunities, method, gradation of skills, and creativity, amusement, and humor.
    Joshua Spizman Finance

    Incorporated iPads and apps such as Doceri into classroom and homework materials to increase instructional time, vary modes of education, and allow professors to more freely move about the class during instruction.

  • 2015 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project Title
    Thomas Zachariah Mathematics R for Data Analysis
    Todd Shoepe Health and Human Sciences NSCA CSCS Practical Examination
    Stephanie Perez Health and Human Sciences NSCA CSCS Practical Examination
    Meghan Singhvi Accounting IDEA Software
    Myla Bui-Nguyen Marketing and Business Law Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
    Han Dai-Yu Art & Art History Audio-Visual Equipment
  • 2015 Summer Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    Matt Dillon Classics and Archaeology Interactive Introductory Latin Text
    Angela Gallegos Mathematics iPad and clickers
    Holli Levitsky Jewish Studies Virtual classroom space
    Kirstin Noreen Art History Restructuring course to integrate technology and digital resources
    Fr. Luis Proenca Film Production iPads and DaVinci Resolve 11 for Post-production Workflows
    William Shaules Theological Studies VoiceThread and MYLMU Connect
    Jeffrey Siker Theological Studies Online resources for First Year Seminar
    Kristen Smiarowski Dance Online video resources and MYLMU Connect
  • 2013 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    John Dionisio EE & Computer Science Streamlining the Implementation of Standards-based Grading
    Fr. Luis Proenca Film Production Digital Classroom Companion for Post Production Effects
    Francisco Ramos Elementary & Secondary Education Technology Enhancement of EDES 5003 - Theories and Policies in Second 
    Ying Sai Finance/CIS Information Technology Security Lab at LMU
    Matthew Siniawski Mechanical Engineering Streamlining the Implementation of Standards-based Grading
  • 2012 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    Terese Aceves Educational Support Services EDSS 6302 - Assessment of Students with Exceptional Needs
    Zaki Eusufzai Economics Integrating Interactive Visualization in the Introductory Statistics Course through a Lab Component
    Anna Harrison Theological Studies Technology Integration for History of Christianity (THST 320)
    Blake Mellor Mathematics Flipping the Precalculus classroom: using Livescribe pens to pre-record lectures
    Art Nomura Film Production Teaching Mobile Media and Augmented Reality
  • 2011 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    Stephanie August EE & Computer Science NTLS 255: Technology Integration
    Jane Brucker Art & Art History Visual Sketchbooks and Demonstration Menus for ART 453: Drawing III
    Linda Leon Finance & CIS Evaluating the Effectiveness of Visual Modeling Software Tools on Developing Student Problem-Solving Skills for Messy Business Applications
    Edward Mosteig Mathematics Using Computer Software to Increase Understanding of Probability Statistics
    Robin Wang Philosophy Engaged Student Learning
    Thomas Zachariah Mathematics Using Computer Software to Increase Understanding of Probability Statistics
  • 2010 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    Myla Bui-Nguyen Marketing and Business Law Buyer Behavior
    Christopher Chapple Theological Studies Hinduism in the Electronic Age
    Veronique Flambard-Weisbart
    Modern Languages & Literatures  3D Immersive Learning Environment for the Writing Workshop in French
    Dmitry Kmelnitsky
    Art & Art History Implementation of 3D software and hardware in the ART 363 3D Digital Toolbox course
    Todd Otanicar Mechanical Engineering Fluid Mechanics
    Katerina Zacharia Classics and Archaeology Ancient World on Film
  • 2009 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    Victor Carmona Biology Principles of Ecology / Field Biology
    Maire Ford Psychology General Psychology Lecture Capture
  • 2008 Grant Recipients
    Recipient Department Project 
    Karen Mary Davalos Chicana/o Studies  Chicano/a Art: Performing Politics
    Zaki Eusufzai
    Economics Combining "Context Rich Examples" and "Just in Time Teaching" in Principles of Macroeconomics
    Robin Wang Philosophy Creating a Global Classroom through Technology