Fiscal Year 2009A Funded Proposals

General Institutional

Proposal Number

FY09A-515.1

Proposal Title

Student Multimedia Services

College/Department/Unit

Information Services/Student Multimedia Services

Responsible Personnel

Teresa Preddy, John Greydanus

Project Description

At the request of campus colleges/departments, funding is requested to add hardware and software to support New Media Communications, New Media Communications & Art, and Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. All will be maintained and distributed by Student Media Services.

Approved Funding

$72,500 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-535.2

Proposal Title

Strand Agriculture Technology Upgrade

College/Department/Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Don DeMello, Rick Brand, and John Greydanus

Project Description

Parallel to other enhanced classrooms throughout the campus; the funding will be used to upgrade presentation equipment in Strand 412.

Approved Funding

$35,101 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-537.1

Proposal Title

SCF - Server Infrastructure Virtualization

College/Department/Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Russ Born, John Greydanus

Project Description

Funding will supplement a FY09 TRF award that funded an upgrade and virtualization of an aging server infrastructure. New monies will be used to acquire a new Dell disk storage array that is specifically designed for virtual environments.

Approved Funding

$9,100 (to Top)

University Libraries

Proposal Number

FY09A-491.1

Proposal Title

Autzen Electronic Classroom Remodel, Room 2082, Valley Library

College/Department/Unit

University Libraries

Responsible Personnel

Cheryl Middleton, Karyle Butcher

Project Description

Supplemental funding is requested to remodel the Autzen Classroom, with furnishings and technologies to create a flexible environment that accommodates collaborative learning and utilizes current learning technologies.

Approved Funding

$39,423 (to Top)

University Honors College

Proposal Number

FY09A-526.1

Proposal Title

Next Generation Student Computing Facilities: Multi-Function Interactive Learning Environments

College/Department/Unit

Honors College

Responsible Personnel

Dan Arp, Bill Bogley

Project Description

Funds will allow the creation of the "next generation" facility, which will leverage the widespread use of mobile technology, especially laptop computers, and to amplify the effectiveness of classroom-based instructional technology. The project [A] deploys multi-platform computing resources tailored to the UHC user community, [B] expands the integration of interactive technology into instructional and study spaces, and implements a small-group interactive workstation concept, the first of its kind on campus.

Approved Funding

$58,346 (to Top)

College of Agricultural Sciences

Proposal Number

FY09A-490.2

Proposal Title

Student Large Format Plotter

College/Department/Unit

College of Ag Sciences [Fisheries & Wildlife]

Responsible Personnel

Scott Austed

Project Description

The large-format plotter is needed for GIS students as they need the capability for research and the presentation of the research. Many GIS projects require the capability to present large-scale posters and maps.

Approved Funding

$7,270 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-496.2

Proposal Title

ALS Classroom Update for Multi-Departmental Use

College/Department/Unit

College of Ag Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Wayne Wood

Project Description

Update room 0006 in ALS with a new computer, digital A/V equipment, and update the overall teaching facility.

Approved Funding

$33,216 (to Top)

College of Liberal Arts

Proposal Number

FY09A-514.1

Proposal Title

Portable Teaching Opportunities

College/Department/Unit

College of Liberal Arts [English]

Responsible Personnel

Ann Leen

Project Description

As writing instruction become more reliant on technology in the classroom, the existing monitor carts in the general purpose classrooms present pedagogical shortcomings. Funding will provide two portable kits to be used in classes where ceiling projectors and document cameras are lacking

Approved Funding

$7,550 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-523.1

Proposal Title

Purchase of Nikon 362 Total Station

College/Department/Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Anthropology]

Responsible Personnel

Loren Davis, Brenda Kellar and Lawrence Rodgers

Project Description

TRF monies will allow Anthropology to purchase a Nikon 362 Total Station, which will help students gather and analyze spatial information as they visit archaeological sites located along the Oregon coast, western Idaho, and Mexico.

Approved Funding

$7,914 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-533.2

Proposal Title

Digital Audio/Video Feedback Music Student Learning Lab

College/Department/Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Music]

Responsible Personnel

Steven Zielke, Marlan Carlson, John Kluttz

Project Description

Funds will be used to create two audio/video labs that will provide immediate and storable digital audio/video feedback to student conductors, student ensembles, and solo student performers.

Approved Funding

$104,971 (to Top)

College of Forestry

Proposal Number

FY09A-495.2

Proposal Title

Specialized Software Licenses for Forestry Student Computing Labs

College/Department/Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Kathy Howell, Jerry Mohr

Project Description

Funding is needed to provide specialized software in 17 student computing labs for instruction and training, data analysis and graphing, research, report, thesis and dissertation writing purposes. This will provide access to over 70 software applications.

Approved Funding

$12,577 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-499.3

Proposal Title

Replace Projector in College of Forestry Enhanced Classroom

College/Department/Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Matt Viehdorfer, Kathy Howell

Project Description

Three classrooms are operating with seven or more year old projectors, and these items have become unreliable and need replacement. TRF funds requested would replace the projector and mounting hardware in Peavy 024.

Approved Funding

$4,313 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-507.1

Proposal Title

Enhancement of HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Student Computer Resources

College/Department/Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Barbara Bond, Mark Schulze, Fred Bierlmaier, Lina DiGregorio

Project Description

Funding is for the addition of three ruggedized laptop computers for use by OSU students and instructors for field research and classes. The mountainous terrain of the area and the cutting-edge ecosystem science conducted there demand tough and sophisticated technological resources.

Approved Funding

$4,191 (to Top)

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences

Proposal Number

FY09A-492.2

Proposal Title

Upgrade of Computer Classroom, Strand Agricultural Hall, Room 324

College/Department/Unit

COAS

Responsible Personnel

Mark Abbott

Project Description

Upgrade of StAG 324 with state of the art workstations and servers to facilitate new innovative curriculum and to support research activities of Earth System scientists.

Approved Funding

$81,223 (to Top)

College of Science

Proposal Number

FY09A-489.1

Proposal Title

Technology Enhancement for Geoscience Recitation and Classrooms

College/Department/Unit

College of Science [Geosciences]

Responsible Personnel

Laurence Becker, Steve Cook

Project Description

Funding will be used to enhance the classroom by adding document cameras, which improve the immediacy of presentations.

Approved Funding

$8,205 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-498.1

Proposal Title

Complete Refurbishing Digital Earth Teaching Classroom and Laboratory

College/Department/Unit

College of Science [Geosciences]

Responsible Personnel

Mark Meyers

Project Description

Funds will be used to refurbish the classroom/laboratory in a manner that enables the continued teaching of advance technologies. Actual expense will be to upgrade and enhance current printers and the database in Digital Earth.

Approved Funding

$11,585 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-508.1

Proposal Title

OmniGlobe Spherical Geovisualization System for Geosciences Education

College/Department/Unit

College of Science [Geosciences]

Responsible Personnel

Anne Nolin, Jon Kimerling

Project Description

Funding will be used for acquiring the OmniGlobe Spherical Geovisualization System, which will alleviate a critical problem in Geosciences education: 2-D images cannot convey spatially and temporally varying global phenomena. Portable system will provide 360-degree visualization of fundamental global processes - ocean and atmospheric circulation, plate tectonics, climate patterns.

Approved Funding

$51,300 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-517.2

Proposal Title

Computer Replacement & Upgrade for High-Enrollment Biology Baccalaureate Core Courses

College/Department/Unit

College of Science

Responsible Personnel

Deborah Clark, Robert Mason

Project Description

Funding is to be used to replace and upgrade seven-year old equipment in the two teaching laboratories for Biology.

Approved Funding

$77,500 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-524.1

Proposal Title

College of Science Student Computing Labs

College/Department/Unit

College of Science [COSINe]

Responsible Personnel

Michael Rauscher, Tudy Seistrup

Project Description

Funds will allow the purchase of a new printer, plus the purchase of licenses for multiple software applications – PAUP, MatLab, plus Keyserver license management software.

Approved Funding

$2,319 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-528.1

Proposal Title

Upgrade of Physical Optics Laboratory at Physics Department

College/Department/Unit

College of Science

Responsible Personnel

Oksana Ostroverkhova, David McIntyre, and Henri Jansen

Project Description

Funding will be used to upgrade the physics department optics laboratory to enable advanced experimental capabilities that take advantage of new technology.

Approved Funding

$58,769 (to Top)

College of Engineering

Proposal Number

FY09A-511.2

Proposal Title

Undergraduate Laboratories for Data Acquisition, Structural Mechanics, and Mechatronics

College/Department/Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

Brian Bay, Belinda King

Project Description

Since computer-based data collection and process control equipment is ubiquitous in mechanical Engineering, an investment is needed to upgrade the teaching labs to remain relevant. Funding will be used to upgrade and replace the general-purpose computers that support the specialized hardware.

Approved Funding

$9,600 (to Top)

College of Health and Human Sciences

Proposal Number

FY09A-509.1

Proposal Title

Moving the Physical Education Teacher Education Instructional Analysis Classroom Into the Digital Age!

College/Department/Unit

College of Health and Human Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Heidi Wegis, Barbara Cusimano, and Tammy Bray

Project Description

The TRF funding is to update/create a learning environment with current technologies so that future teachers continue to learn and use the most effective teaching methods to facilitate student learning in a digital age. The addition of new computers and peripherals, software applications, Smart Board, projectors and Digital Camcorders are essential to this upgrading to the facilities involved.

Approved Funding

$42,500 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-510.1

Proposal Title

Enhanced Audio Observation: Child Development Lab

College/Department/Unit

College of Health and Human Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Joanne Sorte, Tammy Bray

Project Description

Proposed use of the TRF monies is to improve student learning by enhancing the audio system in an existing student laboratory. State of the art digital processing will shape and deliver the audio to the observation room, improving audio clarity and providing more flexibility in the way audio can be used for observation and recording of children's language development.

Approved Funding

$21,581 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-534.1

Proposal Title

Batteries for 25 Dell Laptop Computers

College/Department/Unit

College of Health and Human Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Alexis Walker, Tammy Bray

Project Description

Existing laptop batteries are from a 2005 purchase, and their current failure rate is disruptive to the use of the laptops in course instruction, and thus the funding will replace the batteries in the 25 Dell laptop computers.

Approved Funding

$3,200 (to Top)

Proposal Number

FY09A-536.1

Proposal Title

Upgrading Virtual Computer Lab Software (Mplus) in Milam Hall

College/Department/Unit

College of Health and Human Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Alan Acock, Alexis Walker, Tammy Bray

Project Description

Funds are to be used to renew the Mplus software license, a statistical analysis system that is critical for the operation of Milam Hall's Virtual Computer Lab, an essential resource for graduate students through out the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Approved Funding

$5,740 (to Top)

 

[Updated: Monday, June 1, 2009]