Call for Proposals
Projects in Luso-Brazilian Studies
Academic Year: 2020-2021
Description: The Atlanta Global Studies Center and the Georgia State University Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies seek proposals from teachers and faculty to develop projects in Lusophone / Luso-Brazilian Studies that introduce students to Lusophone languages and cultures and connect students to enriching learning experiences, study abroad, internship, and/or career opportunities. Proposals should describe projects that will result in engaging experiences for students, online content, reproducible teaching and classroom materials, and/or assessment tools. Preference will be given to projects that develop online teaching tools and/or virtual exchange opportunities for students in AY21-22.
Funding will be awarded as professional development or professional stipend/honorarium, depending on institutional requirements. Professional development funds may be used for travel to conferences, equipment, or books, but is not payable as salary.
A total of two awards up to $2000 each will be granted.
- Submit a project description, a description of deliverables, student learning outcomes, timeline, and budget in a single PDF file by April 25, 2021, 11:59 pm (EDT) to AGSC@gsu.edu
- Your proposal should be no longer than 3 pages.
- Grant recipients must be employed as a teacher at a K12 school or college/university faculty in Georgia. Please list your full name, current position, and institution name on the application document. Include your physical address, email address, and phone number.
- Include a detailed budget. Itemize your anticipated expenses and funding sources Include your funding request of up to $2000 from the Atlanta Global Studies Center and other funding sources (if any).
- Awards will be processed by the end of July 2021, following the regulations of your institution or department.
- Award recipients will be invited to present their projects at AGSC events.
- Award recipients are required to submit project deliverables and a final report by August 30, 2021.
- AGSC will publish/share grant-funded projects online. See https://atlantaglobalstudies.gatech.edu/k12-resources/curriculum-materials for examples.
- Projects that lead to clear and achievable Global Competency outcomes will be highly favored. Please refer to https://asiasociety.org/sites/default/files/inline-files/all-grades-global-leadership-performance-outcomes-book-edu.pdf
- Projects which can be easily modified and adapted by other teachers will be highly regarded.
- Preference will be given to applications that propose to develop online teaching tools and/or virtual exchange opportunities for students.
Deadline for Submission: April 25, 2021
Notification of Awards: May 3, 2021
Deadline to expend funds: July 30, 2021
Project deliverables and report deadline: August 30, 2021
Project implementation: Fall 2021
Contact Diana Wrenn Rapp firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2020-2021 Call for Proposals
K-12 Course Development Projects in World Languages and Global Learning
The Atlanta Global Studies Center seeks proposals from K-12 teachers for course development projects in less commonly taught languages and global learning. Proposals should describe course development projects that will result in engaging lesson ideas for teachers and students, easy-to-follow lesson plans for a unit, reproducible teaching and classroom materials in the target language or content area, assessment tools and resources for extending lessons. Preference will be given to applications that propose to develop online teaching tools and/or virtual exchange opportunities for students.
Grant funding will be awarded as a professional stipend to compensate teachers for devoting their time to develop quality materials to enhance language instruction in the target languages and/or global competence in another content area.
Deadline: November 14, 2020, 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Awards Notification: November 30, 2020
Contact: Diana Wrenn Rapp, AGSC Assistant Director, email@example.com
2019-2020 Grant Recipients
Mr. Alaa Hedeeb
World Language Department, Arabic
Clayton County Public School
Jonesboro High School
Project: "Cultural Awareness for High School Arabic"
Dr. Anna Surin
World Languages Department Chair
French 1, 3
Russian 1, 2, 3, 4
North Forsyth High School
Project: "Travel/Holidays Unit for Beginning to Intermediate High School Russian"