2011 - 2012 Development Stipends for Online Courses

The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence (CTLE) is pleased to announce that stipends of $5,000 are available for full-time faculty interested in obtaining funding to assist with the initial development of a 3-credit online course created on the ANGEL Learning Management System or stipends of $3,000 are available for full-time faculty interested in obtaining funding to assist with the revision of a 3-credit online course currently offered on the Angel Learning Management System. For courses being revised, they must have been taught three or more years online to be eligible for the stipend. Stipends for one or two credit courses will be prorated.

Priority will be given to proposals that incorporate multimedia resources.  Faculty must have the course online by summer 2012 or fall 2012. Faculty will receive payment after the course is online and the course syllabus has been submitted to Charles Kratz, Dean of the Library & Information Fluency.

Proposals should not exceed 2 pages and must include the following information:

  • Intended audience for the online course;
  • Statement about why the course should be online and the benefits for it being online (100 words or less);
  • Course description;
  • Student learning outcomes and assessment;
  • Pedagogical approach for the use of technology in the course;
  • Plan for use of multimedia materials (e.g., audio, video, streaming materials);
  • Sample syllabus for online course that will incorporate ANGEL features ( e.g., chat, discussion board);
  • Commitment to develop the course in collaboration with the CTLE Associate Director/Instructional Curriculum Designer and the Library Faculty Liaison to your Academic Department;
  • A specific timeline for the course development, including start and completion date;
  • Specific resources needed for the course development;
  • Letter of Support from Department Chair or Dean.

Applicants are encouraged to consult Brian Snapp, the Associate Director of the CTLE and Instructional Curriculum Designer, prior to submitting their applications. Proposals will be reviewed by a faculty subcommittee of the CTLE Advisory Group. All applicants will be notified in December 2011. Faculty will have the spring and summer semesters to develop the online course(s). Faculty will be asked to share their experiences and their course(s) with their colleagues at a CTLE workshop. Please note that stipends are subject to taxes.

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Please submit applications via campus mail to:

Charles E. Kratz, Dean of the Library & Information Fluency
570 – 941 – 4008

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Past Recipients

2012 Recipients Dr. Sean Brennan (History)
Dr. David Dzurec (History)
Dr. Aukje Lamonica (Exercise Science)
Dr. Tata Mbugua (Education)
Dr. Iordanis Petsas (Econ/Finance)
Dr. Kevin Wilkerson (CHS)
Dr. Patricia Wright (Nursing)
2011 Recipients Dr. David Dzurec (History)
Dr. Marian L. Farrell Ph.D.
Dr. Sharon S. Hudacek Ed.D.
Dr. Meghan A. Rich Ph.D.
Dr. Robert McKeage (Management/Marketing)
Dr. Gloria T. Wenze Ph.D.
Fall 2007 – Spring 2008 Recipients Dr. Jack Beidler (Computing Sciences)
Dr. Robert Spinelli (Health Admin & Hum Res)
Dr. Terri Freeman Smith (Health Admin & Hum Res)
Prof. Beth Sindaco (English)
Dr. Robert McKeage (Management/Marketing)
Dr. Oliver Morgan (Counseling & Human Services)
Dr. Rose Sebastianelli (Operations & Info Mgmt)
Dr. Nabil Tamimi (Operations & Info Mgmt)
Dr. Lori Bruch (Counseling & Hum Services)
Fall 2006 – Spring 2007 Recipients Dr. Deborah E. Lo (Education)
Dr. Robert L. McKeage (Management/Marketing)
Dr. Dona C. Bauman, Dr. Kathleen Montgomery, Dr. Gloria T. Wenze (Education; All Three applied for this Stipend and awarded together)
Dr. Satyanarayana V. Prattipati (Operation and Info)
Dr. Dona C Bauman (Education)
Dr. Terri Freeman Smith (HAHR)
Dr. Robert Spalletta (Physics/EE)
Fall 2005 – Spring 2006 Recipients Dr. Dona Bauman (Education)
Dr. Harry Dammer (Sociology-Criminal Justice)
Dr. Satyajit Ghosh (Economics-Finance)
Dr. Edmund Kosmahl(Physical Therapy)
Dr. Robyn Lawrence (Accounting)
Dr. Edward Scahill (Economics-Finance)
Dr. Ivan Shibley (Education)


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