Have you heard of Pay It Forward funding and wondered – what is it good for anyway?
If so, then this is a preview just for you!
Pay It Forward Funding is available for up to $10,000, and rewards innovators who wish to replicate a previously funded innovation project on their college or university campus.
Below is a categorical listing of all the projects that will be on display this year at the Shark Tank Open, and each project provides an opportunity for Pay It Forward funding. Come to the Shark Tank Open, learn more about these innovative projects, and consider bringing one to your campus.
Want more information on Pay It Forward funding? Visit the article in the ASA Newsletter.
Equity & Inclusion
Orientacion, Janeera, or Orientation – St. Cloud Technical and Community College
Creating a Compassionate Campus: A Mindful Path to Equity at RCTC – Rochester Community and Technical College
College and Career Prep
Dreaming by Degrees – An Open Source Podcast for First-Year Students – Minnesota State University, Mankato / Century College
Building Entrepreneurial Mindset Competency: An Innovative and Inclusive Strategy for Diverse Student Success, Well-Being, and Career Readiness – Metropolitan State University
Novel Application Based Program for Traditional Manufacturing Competencies / Student Learner Hub – Minnesota State College Southeast
Value of Using Multiple Assessments to Effectively Help Urban Community College Students Explore their Interests, Talents, and Values to Declare an Accurate Major/Career – Minneapolis College
Professional Fluency in Online Courses – Lake Superior College
Novel Teaching & Learning
Experiential and Cross-Cultural Learning through a Simulated Columbian Coffee Exchange – Century College
Flourish: Addressing Mental Health Needs in the Classroom – Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State REFLECT: Research Experiences For Learning, Engaging, Connecting, and Teaching – Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Burn Box 2.0, Making the Metropolis – Lake Superior College
Performance-Enhanced Biology – Bemidji State University / North Hennepin Community College
Cross-Curricular Online Graphic Organizers – Ridgewater College
Virtual Reality Laboratory – Rochester Community and Technical College
New Rivers PodLab – Minnesota State University Moorhead
Open Educational Resources
Removing Hurdles for OER: Creation, Dissemination and Evaluation of Open Source Online Assessments in Biology Courses – Saint Paul College
OER Accelerator: Z Degree – Central Lakes College
An Open Invitation to Biological Anthropology – Inver Hills Community College
Expanding the Base: OER Growth at Northland – Northland Community and Technical College
Innovative Student Services
Let’s Build a Chatbot for Minnesota State – Century College
Unleashing Credit for Prior Learning at St. Cloud State University – St. Cloud State University
For more information on Pay It Forward Funding, please contact Stephen Kelly.