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 firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Academic Technology Committee (email@example.com).
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.
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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 3D Immersive Learning Environment for the Writing Workshop in French 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 Chicano/a Art: Performing Politics Economics Combining "Context Rich Examples" and "Just in Time Teaching" in Principles of Macroeconomics Robin Wang Philosophy Creating a Global Classroom through Technology