Apply, Program Deadlines
- Academic Technology Solutions Lab (ATSL): The ATSL also loans individual iPads to faculty members and instructors throughout the school year for short-term testing and experimentation. Please contact Michael Rouan (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve a unit.
- Investigate if, and in what ways, iPads impact teaching, learning, and research at Stanford University.
- Provide awardees, and their students, with comprehensive technical, instructional, and logistical support.
- Share lessons learned from the iPads for Learning Program with the Stanford community.
2017-2018 Autumn Quarter
- Proposal deadline: September 8th, 2017 by 5 pm
- Awardees notified: September 15th, 2017 by 5pm
- iPads available for checkout (full quarter requests): September 21st, 2017*
- iPads due: December 15th, 2017
- Hardware: iPads, USB cords, cases, and power adapters.
- Software: Pre-loaded* free and paid* iOS applications to support your teaching or research goals.
- Instructional support: Award recipients will meet with our team to discuss pedagogically sound and learner-centered approaches to integrating iPads into your course.
- Technical support: Our technical team will assist with the testing and customization* of your iPads.
- Logistical support: Our support team will help schedule your checkout and check-in dates.
All items must be returned by the end of the quarter (awardees will receive the due date during checkout). After the due date, a late fee will be assessed every 24-hours until all of the “Hardware” items are returned.
All Stanford faculty members and instructors are encouraged to apply.
- Completing a post-award survey about your experience using an iPad to support your teaching or research goals,
- Completing an iPads for Learning Program feedback survey, and
- Encouraging your students to complete our post-award survey at the end of the quarter, and participate in an optional focus group.
- Applicants and participating students agree to sign a liability form during the checkout process to take responsibility for any lost or damaged iPads and peripherals.
- Describe their course’s learning or research goals,
- Describe how an iPad will help them achieve their goals,
- Describe their plans for meaningfully integrating an iPad into their course, classroom activity, workshop, or research project, and
- Describe how they will determine if the iPad has an impact on achieving their course's learning or research goals.
- After the deadline, the proposals will be reviewed by a committee.
- Reviewers will rate each proposal based on how thoroughly the applicant addressed the “Selection Criteria”.
- The proposals with the highest overall ratings will be approved in order from highest to lowest until all of the iPads are reserved.
Michael Rouan, Ed.D.