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Sources for support and funding from off-campus organizations.

Several off-campus organizations provide opportunities for support and / or funding for instructional technology mastery and projects.


EDUCAUSE is a leading organization of higher education technology and its EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) focuses on instructional technology. ELI Events provides information on upcoming events and links to its past events archive. Other ELI resources include ELI Webinar Archives and its 7 Things You Should Know About series on emerging technologies. EDUCAUSE has additional resources, including the annual Horizon Report on predictions on future technologies, EDUCAUSE Live! archives, podcast archives, EDUCAUSE Quarterly, and EDUCAUSE Review.

The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) empowers humanities scholars to explore Digital Humanities through Conferences and the numerous publications on its website.

The International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) provides support for technology in second-language pedagogy on its website as well as through its biennial conferences and active listserv.

The Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) supports second-language pedagogy through its website and online publication.


EDUCAUSE Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) with support from the Gates Foundation includes a number of application rounds for funding.

The MacArthur Foundation provides funding through Digital Media & Learning.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports Digital Humanities through its Start-Up Grants, and symposia and workshops.

The Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) New Directions Initiative applications can include requests for funding associated with instructional technology.

The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) also provides funding for initiatives that include instructional technology.

Any faculty members interested in seeking funding for an instructional technology project are encouraged to contact Veronica Pejril, FITS Director, at veronicapejril@depauw.edu or (765) 658-4389.

Last update: 06-Nov-2018