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Sample list of projects funded by the CET:

  • Create a visual database of slides and materials for two new art courses

  • Qualitative research project to create "audit trails" to document the decision- making process employed by researchers and allow quick and easy sharing of on-going work among geographically distant colleagues

  • Create Web-based simulations of natural disasters

  • Develop authentic multimedia components with concrete and meaningful tasks to further cultural and linguistic competency in German

  • Create an interactive teaching CD-ROM on Buddhism in contemporary Japan

  • Digitize video clips of laboratory dissections for presentation and, eventually, CD-ROM or Web delivery for student use

  • Transform introductory physics labs into more open-ended, inquiry-based explorations of the nature of physical interactions by observing and analyzing induced changes in motion.

Sample list of equipment funded:

  • Digital video workstation for Education lab

  • Large capacity external drive for project storage

  • iMacs for genetics laboratory, “computer switching” hardware

  • Items funded but held and administered through the Center for Media Production (formerly NPRC):

    • Digital cameras (still and video)

    • Video projectors

Items normally not funded:

  • Items solely in support of faculty research

  • Student semester stipends (summer stipends funded but semester stipends should be requested through CFCD.)

  • Faculty and student travel

  • Printers

  • Furniture

  • Classroom and Resource Center upgrades

  • FCAP computers




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