Limited Submission: IDEA Impact Grant

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From the Desk of Michael Scott, AVP for Research, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, SF State

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

IDEA Impact Grant February 17, 2017


SF State Limited Submission Guidelines

Sponsor: IDEA

Source: Foundation

Title of Funding Opportunity: IDEA Impact Grant Guidelines

Link to program announcement


To AVP, ORSP for review and approval: February 22, 2017

AVP, ORSP decision: February 24, 2017

If accepted, ORSP 7-business day deadline for internal approvals: March 22, 2017

Full Proposal Deadline: March 31, 2017

Required materials for ORSP submission:

  1. Summary no longer than three pages in length
  2. All on- and off-campus collaborations
  3. Publications or other indicators of productivity in the past 3 years relevant to this FOA

Program officer contact information
(it is highly recommended that you contact this person early in the process)

Synopsis of offering: IDEA Impact Grants are designed to promote effective student learning by carefully exploring and systematically documenting the efficacy of various teaching practices, learning environments, and institutional policies. Examples of the kinds of projects funded include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Classroom interventions designed to improve student learning
  • Investigations of student and course characteristics that are related to learning
  • Evaluation of innovative teaching methods
  • Methods for engaging students in online courses
  • Innovative approaches to faculty development that impact student learning
  • Comprehensive approaches to teaching evaluation
  • Innovative approaches to leadership development
  • Strategies and approaches that improve student well-being

Eligibility as stated by sponsor

Keywords: Student Learning, Student Engagement

Questions about this limited submission opportunity:

For CoSE PIs: Uschi Simonis, Assistant Dean for Research (CoSE),
All other units:  Michael Scott, AVP for Research, ORSP,


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