Monday, September 17

3:30 - 5:30 PM - Safe Zone Training Session for Faculty and Staff
Board Room, College Center 

7:00 PM - "Minnesota's Other Civil War: The Dakota Conflict of 1862" lecture presented by Stephen E. Osman, independent scholar, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Dakota Conflict
Hanson Hall of Science 102 

7:00 PM - "Families are Messy"
Free admission
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Tuesday, September 18

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Michael Gerber, '13
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

12:00 - 4:00 PM - ProFair
Pepsico Recreation Center 

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Tredway Library Prize Award Ceremony for 2012 Recipient Natali Bode
Tredway Library, South end, 2nd floor 

Wednesday, September 19

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Weekly Bible Study for Faculty, Staff, Administrators
"Adventures of the Promise", tracking God's promises to Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and asking how those promises intersect with our lives. Bring a Bible if you can. Bring your lunch if you wish.
Chicago Room, College Center 

8:00 PM - Heywire Fall Show
Free Admission
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Thursday, September 20

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center 

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Deans' Meeting with Department & Program Chairs
Wilson Center 

7:00 - 8:00 PM - River Readings at Augustana: Poet Carl Phillips, professor of English and African and Afro-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, will read from his work. A reception and book signing will follow. Free admission
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series: "Run Lola Run (Germany)"
Free admission
Olin Auditorium 

Friday, September 21

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation - "Different experiences, different retention rates: Can senior survey data help us understand persistence?" presented by Mark Salisbury
3:30 PM -Refreshments
Wilson Center 

4:00 - 8:00 PM - Illinois Native Plant Society Annual Meeting
Hanson Hall of Science 

9:00 PM - Adam Kaul's band Subatlantic will open for Plume Giant in an all-ages show
Tickets are $6
Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, IL 

Saturday, September 22

8:00 PM - Illusionist Mike Super
Centennial Hall 

Sunday, September 23

No events scheduled

Volume 10, Issue 5 - September 17, 2012

Grants

Augustana's Grants Website

 

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce two new grant opportunities for faculty course development:

The Blended Learning Technology Grants at Augustana will support the creation or redesign of an individual course or a sequence of courses that will be delivered primarily during the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years.  For purposes of this request for proposals, blended learning is defined as a curricular design that integrates online educational mechanisms with face-to-face activities in a planned, pedagogically valuable manner. 

This grant will provide awarded applicants:

Applicants can apply for one of three grant awards. 

$1500 Adaptation Award 

$4500 Course Creation Award (or a course release)

$1000 Course Sequence Collaboration Award

Total number of grants funded:  10-15

Please refer to a detailed Blended Learning Technology Grants Request for Proposals and Proposal Guidelines HERE.

 

Connection Grants at Augustana supports the creation or redesign of an individual course or a sequence of courses that will be delivered primarily during the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years. 

Applicants can apply for either (or both) of the two grants listed below. Awards can be paid as stipends and/or can be used for professional development activities related to the grant.

$1500 Course Redesign or Course Creation Award

$1000 Course Sequence or New Program Collaboration Award

Total number of grants funded:  10-15

Please refer to a detailed Connection Grants Request for Proposals and Proposal Guidelines HERE.

 

All above grants proposals are due to the Office of Academic Affairs by November 12, 2012. Decisions will be announced by December 14, 2012. The proposed courses are expected to run during the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years.