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Office of the Provost

Appendix
 


   E.  Instructional Technology Award Form
        
(Revised and Effective:  Fall 04)

Amounts
--For the development of full online, web-based course:
     *$3,000 for full-time faculty members developing their first fully online course, $2,000 for their second or third fully online courses
     *$1,500 for continuing part-time faculty members developing their first fully online course, $1,000 for their second or third fully online course
 --Awards may be in personal pay or a like amount in institutional support.  Awards received in personal pay are taxable.

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Limitations

--Limit total of three online courses, developed and ready for implementation.
--No grants for developing partially online courses.
--Limit of one award per semester/summer.
--If another faculty member has already received a grant for putting a particular course fully online, awarding a grant to a faculty member developing the same course
again is at the discretion of the Dean and Provost.
--Faculty members who are developing their first online course and who have not attended the annual UH System COW training must attend an orientation session
with Instructional Support Services staff in order to qualify for receiving an award.

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Procedures
--Submit proposals to the School Dean.  The Deans and Provost make the awards.
--Notify the Dean in writing when the project is substantially completed and ready for implementation.
--Personal stipends are not payable till the project has been substantially completed, and as noted above are taxable.  Any institutional support funds awarded have
to be expended by the end of the fiscal year for which they are awarded.

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Notes
--The funding for these awards is allocated each year and may or may not be renewed.
--Awards amounts and procedures may change at any time, depending on priorities and funds available.
--An Annual UH System training opportunity (COW) is available each May for beginning users.  The stipend for this workshop is $500 including travel expenses. 
Spaces are limited.
--UHV provides initial orientation, as well as ongoing support and training.

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Application (use the following or include the information on a separate sheet)
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Name and date:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
--Course title and number:  _____________________________________________________________________________________________________
--Anticipated completion time:  __________________________________________________________________________________________________

--Method of payment:  (Please specify the purpose of funds requested.)
          *_____
Personal pay for overload, personally purchased equipment and services, or a combination of these.
          *_____ Institutional support funds for release time, equipment and services, or a combination of these.
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--Description:
          *Briefly describe what you intend to do by way of developing or supplementing the course.
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Approvals
            Dean __________________________________________________________________           
      
    Provost __________________________________________________________________