Request for Proposals (RFP): SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) Program

The response deadline for the RFP is March 3, 2019.

These competitive, peer-reviewed awards of up to $60,000 are allocated to demonstrate, communicate and replicate innovations developed at campuses across SUNY.

The IITG program seeks to promote research and foster understanding of how new technologies serve pedagogy. Funding may be requested to address the needs identified by recent FACT2 Task Groups and may build on outcomes from previous IITG Projects. Proposals for new initiatives must align with the four themes in Chancellor Kristina Johnson’s 2018 State of the University address: Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Individualized Education; Sustainability; and Partnerships.

New emphasis is being introduced to support inclusive excellence and post-traditional learners. This includes leveraging Open SUNY for competency-based and experiential learning, prior learning assessment and modular course building to have transformational impact on SUNY’s overall completion agenda.

> Visit the IITG website for the 2019 RFP, application details and a listing of currently funded projects and posted outcomes.

IITG 2019 Webinars

Information Session
Jan. 18, 2019, noon - 1 p.m.

Question and Answer Session
Feb. 12, 2019, noon - 1 p.m.

Open Educational Resources (OER) Community Courses

SUNY OER Services has announced that the first sections of their new Open Educational Resources Community Course series are now live. These courses will introduce you to the fundamental principles and effective practices related to OER.

Throughout this learning space you will have the opportunity to explore and discuss methods and approaches to finding, adopting, customizing, integrating, creating, publishing and licensing OER. You will also have opportunities to connect in conversation with your peers and work with OER advocates from the SUNY community who can help you along your learning journey.

> Learn more about SUNY Open Educational Resources Community Courses.

SUNY's Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC)

Stay current with today's rapidly changing technology and acquire lifelong learning strategies in this open-access course offered through Coursera. As you explore, you will develop an ePortfolio to showcase your professional skills and accomplishments.

Everyone can earn digital badges, and students, faculty, and staff from any SUNY institution can earn a Coursera certificate for free.

The entire course can be completed in as little as 5 hours spread over 5 weeks.

> Learn more about #EmTechMOOC