Funding - An Overview

 

Funding for research, curriculum development, and professional development are made available from a variety of programs. Most awards are based on a competitive application process.  

 

CTL Pedagogy Enhancement Awards 2017-2018

The Pedagogy Enhancement Award Program is a competitive grant program that supports faculty to develop expertise, curriculum, and programs that improve the quality of teaching and learning at Sacramento State.

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Visiting Scholars Program 2017-2018

The Visiting Scholars Program supports efforts to increase scholarly and creative engagement, outreach, and internationalization on campus by hosting scholars, filmmakers, artists, and other prominent individuals who participate in an array of events that enrich the intellectual and creative vibrancy of the university and regional community. Last year’s funds helped support visits to CSUS by 21 scholars, both national and international.

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Open Educational Resources (OER) Faculty Grant Program

The OER Faculty Grant Program supports faculty members who are committed joining a community of practice to reduce the cost of instructional materials to students with the goal of improving access, learning, and student success. Reduction of cost maybe achieved through a variety of options including the adoption of low or no cost open textbooks, streaming videos, and or other tools or materials used to support learning or access knowledge.

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INSPIRE Peer Program Minigrants

The Peer Program Minigrant Program is a competitive grant programs funded by the Developing Hispanic Serving Institution (DHSI) Project INSPIRE. The goal of the DHSI Project INSPIRE is to increase the number and proportion of Hispanic and high-need students who are successful in college and attain timely degree completion. This minigrant program will support existing, and emerging peer programs in their effort to attain this goal.

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INSPIRE Analytics Minigrants

The Analytics Minigrant Program is a competitive grant programs funded by the Developing Hispanic Serving Institution (DHSI) Project INSPIRE. The goal of the DHSI Project INSPIRE is to increase the number and proportion of Hispanic and high-need students who are successful in college and attain timely degree completion. This minigrant program supports research to improve student learning, course design degree completion and close the achievement gap.

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