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High Impact Learning Initiative

Application Deadline:  APRIL 1, 2018

Vision Statement

The goal of this initiative is to support innovative high impact learning practices in undergraduate education at Emporia State University.  The initiative will support proposals that:

Priority will be given to proposals that do NOT have existing means of financial support and that align with the University’s Strategic Plan.  Possible ideas include but are not limited to:

  1. Experimental approaches to first year experiences
  2. Innovative ways of providing common intellectual experiences
  3. Unique learning communities
  4. Writing intensive experiences
  5. Collaborative assignments and projects
  6. New approaches to undergraduate research
  7. Diversity and global learning
  8. Service learning and community engagement
  9. New approaches to internships
  10. Capstone courses and projects of an experimental nature

Application Guidelines

  1. Proposals are limited to those directly related to undergraduate academics.
  2. Proposals that reflect experimentation and innovation are strongly encouraged. If successful, most projects will produce new information about high impact practices.
  3. Projects should be executed within an academic year. If the project(s) are successful, faculty will be encouraged to seek other sources of funding for continuance and the High Impact Learning Committee will assist in this effort.
  4. Preference will be given to projects for which there are not established sources of funding.
  5. Proposals of a multidisciplinary nature are encouraged.
  6. Proposals with the potential for cross-disciplinary application are encouraged.
  7. Applicants will understand that an end-of-project assessment report will be required which will include participant’s input.

Application Deadline:  APRIL 1, 2018

Download the Application  

Submit Completed Applications to bwiggins@emporia.edu
Associate Provost Office
Campus Box 4045
620-341-5899

Rubric for Evaluating Proposals

  1. Overall Potential of Successful Program Impact
  2. Experimental and Innovative Nature of Proposal
  3. Probability of Producing New Information about High Impact Practices
  4. Probability of Producing Information on Cross-disciplinary Application
  5. Evaluation of Budget