The Third Annual FITT Academy will be held June 4 – 8, 2018
The call for project proposals is now OPEN.
The Fostering Innovation in Teaching with Technology (FITT) Academy is a hands-on project-specific faculty development opportunity sponsored by Resources for Information, Technology and Education (RITE).
The Third Annual FITT Academy will be held June 4 – 8, 2018 and the call for project proposals is now open. Project proposal applications are to be submitted by Sunday, February 11, 2018 and will be reviewed by the FITT Academy Committee (FAC) which includes RITE staff and previous FITT Scholars. Applicants will be notified by early March of accepted project proposals.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Eligibility - Full-time faculty or lecturer
Availability - Required attendance from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm June 4 - 8, 2018
Assessment - Scheduled to teach during Fall 2018
If selected, participants will be assigned to a Project Support Team that will assist in crafting a project charter, including project timeline, resources required, budget and assessment plan.
Project applications using the following required criteria:
Feasible: Projects must align with the campus strategic plan and be of size and scope to be substantially completed by close of the Academy using current personnel and resources in RITE.
Innovative: The sponsors encourage innovative/out-of-box thinking relative to the faculty member’s experience and expertise.
Transformative: Projects have the potential to enhance or change students' active engagement in developing knowledge and skills, critical thinking, higher-order skills, and/or communication with use of technology.
Adaptive Learning Technologies
Games and Gamification/Credential
The Internet of Things/Beacon
Mobile Learning/ Tablet Computing/ Bring Your Own Device
Makerspaces/3D Printing/ Robotics
Wearable Technology/ Quantified Self
Artificial Intelligence/ Virtual Assistants
Next-Generation Learning Management System (LMS) -