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    The True Blue Pledge
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Awards and Grants


The Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology Award is presented each year to faculty members who demonstrate excellence in the development of technology-based teaching materials, as well as the successful integration of instructional technology into the classroom. Three distinguished awards are accompanied by a check for $3,000 from the MTSU Foundation. The award recipients are honored at the Fall Convocation in August.

Each year, MTSU's Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable and an academic college sponsor the Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning. The recipient of this award is also honored at the National Conference on College Teaching and Learning along with faculty members from other institutions.


Instructional Technologies Development Grants provided through the Information Technology Division are awarded each year to faculty who wish to develop projects related to the use of technology or the enhancement of instruction. Applications and guidelines for grants are sent out one or two times per year to all full-time MTSU teaching faculty. The Instructional Technologies Development Committee determines the recipients of the grants. Since the award of first Instructional Technologies Development Grant in 1994, faculty from all university academic colleges and developmental studies have used release time and grant monies to develop projects including web sites, interactive multimedia applications, and electronic presentations. The MTSU Instructional Technology Faculty Showcase details these faculty and their projects.

For assistance with finding funding sources and applying for external grants contact MTSU's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.