Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center

109 Halle Library
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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eFellows Classroom Technology Grant

The 2022-23 funding cycle closed on November 21, 2022. Please check back for updates regarding the 2023-24 cycle. 

About eFellows

The eFellows program is provided for tenured/tenure-track faculty and full-time lecturers.

The eFellows program supports faculty and full-time lecturers in obtaining the resources needed to successfully pilot innovative technology-based projects that enhance student-focused instruction in courses and curriculum. The overall outcome of this program is to improve and enhance student learning and the scholarship of teaching through the integration of appropriate technology. 

The eFellows program is available through the collaboration between the Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center, Faculty Senate, and the Division of IT. The program funding and coordination is administered by the Faculty Development Center.

To Learn more about the Grant Application Process, view the eFellows Proposal Instructions.


2022-2023 Recipients 

  • Ovidiu Calin Expand dropdown

    Integrating 3D Printing Technology into EMU Classroom and Student Learning

    This project aims to integrate 3D- printing technology into the classroom to enhance student learning and engagement by allowing them to use critical thinking skills in creating custom-made manipulatives in mathematical courses.

  • Chuyang Yang, Jason Vosburgh, Phil Guerra, and Kenneth Szymanski Expand dropdown

    Immersive Simulation Technologies in EMU’s Aviation Program

    This project is to set up a high-performance Virtual Reality (VR) Flight Simulation System for the EMU Aviation Program and investigate how flight students reflect on this state-of-art technology.

  • Sarah Fabian Expand dropdown

    Enhancing Student Experience with Collaboration and Presentation in the APC

    This project will update the technology in the Academic Project Center's Presentation Rehearsal Space, in order to improve the functionality and flexibility of this space.

  • Devika Choudhuri, David Anderson, and Ron Flowers Expand dropdown

    Creating a Hyflex Conference Seminar Room

    This technology supports a flexible teaching and learning environment that can include video conferencing, lecture recording, and a variety of screen-sharing options to deliver a high-quality experience for students, both virtually and in person.

Past Recipients

The eFellows Committee would like to thank everyone who submitted applications during the last grant cycle. We commend you on your continued pursuit to use technology to enhance the teaching and learning of students at Eastern Michigan University.

If you have any questions about eFellows, please email Jeffrey Bernstein (Director of the Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center) or Michael McVey (Professor of Teacher Education and Chair of eFellows Committee).


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