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New Grant Opportunity – HP Innovations in Education

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Hewlett-PackardĀ  has announced a grant program for 2 or 4 year colleges and universities that offer degree programs or courses that lead to degrees in engineering, computer science, or information technology. In the US, HP plans to award approximately 10 grants to public or qualified private colleges or universities. Each grant is valued at more than $240,000 in HP technology, cash, and professional development in the following areas:

  • Leadership Capacity – creating a global network of administrators and key faculty who implement innovative approaches to curriculum, instruction, and the use of technology to enhance undergraduate learning and research
  • Digital Learning Environments – using technology to fundamentally redesign the learning experience in ways that lead to increased student engagement and academic success; can include innovations in online learning, virtual worlds, gaming for learning, and simulations
  • The Undergraduate Design & Research Experience -making engineering real and relevant by involving engineering undergraduate students in design and research challenges that address real needs in society; can include local and/or global service learning
  • Pre-College Outreach – engaging administrators, faculty, and undergraduate students to work with secondary school teachers and students, increasing awareness and interest in high-tech degree programs and careers

Announcement on the HP Website: Teaching, Learning & Technology in Higher Education

Written by Al Stevens

January 15th, 2009 at 12:57 pm