· Project COPE: Content, Organization, Preference, Evaluation. Funded under SROA- 6 for $50,000 Spring 2001. It addresses issues of the "digital divide," using a diverse and multidimensional methodological approach to examine the interface between the user and technology as it is impacted by gender and ethnicity.
Women, Diversity, Information Technology and Informatics
A Virtual Center. SROA- 6 Grant $20,000 Womens Scholarship and
Leadership Committee, Spring 2001. The purpose of this proposal is to
initiate Stage I at Rutgers University of a virtual center
dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of Women, Diversity, Information
Technology and Informatics.
· The Design and Development of a Technological Habitat. Submitted by: Kay E. Vandergrift, Project Co-Director and Betty Turock, Project Co-Director Grant Proposal in the amount of $101, 465 in tandem with the undergraduate major in Information Technology & Informatics.
· $2,500 Assessment of Teaching and Learning Impact of Classroom-Based Web Innovations in the Large Undergraduate Class Fall 1999 Jenny Mandelbaum, Department of Communication, and Kay E. Vandergrift, Department of Library and Information Science, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, New Brunswick
· Sub-contract of the Douglass College Project for Women in Science and Technology, Toyata Grant $ 25,000 for 1999-2000. Design and Evaluation of websites in science and mathematics for girls.
· Funding of $25,000 for one year Date of Award: April 5, 1999. ECLIPSE: Exemplary Children’s Literature Interface Project for Scholarly Education PI: Kay Vandergrift (SCILS) Co-Investigators: Lisa Covi (LIS SCILS), Jane Ann Hannigan (Columbia U), Michael Joseph (Alexander Library), Gail Aaron (Zimmerli Art Museum), Rebecca Platzner (SCILS), Shannon Roper (SCILS), Dianne Kelly (LIS SCILS); [This project is consistent with the ISC priority of developing innovative methods, based on Information Technology, to obtain significant impact on educational processes.]
· Funding of $61,550 for one year Date of Award: April 16, 1999 Introduction to Communication and Information 101 Rutgers University Instructional Technology Initiative Grant PI: Jenny Mandelbaum and Kay E. Vandergrift [This grant is for technological enhancement of Comm 101 using WebCT and other world wide web technologies.]
· Grant for $3300 for “Technological Competencies for Educational Achievement” from the Instructional Technology Faculty Support Committee and the Teaching Excellence Center. This project will develop a web-based assessment and tutorial for incoming graduate MLS students.
· Grant of $4500 from the Teaching Excellence Center, Rutgers University as a Teaching Fellow, 1997-98.
· Grant of $1500 from Mellon Foundation/Zimmerli Art Museum for research on original art in children's book illustration.
· Grant of $5000 for “Diversifying the Information Professions: A Model Recruitment and Retention Initiative” Principal Investigator: Multicultural Life Committee Grant, Rutgers University,
· Grant of $2000 each year from the New Jersey Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission for the Children’s Literature Council “One-on-One Conference”: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998.
· Grant of $1000 for A Gift from the New Jersey Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission. 1990
· Faculty Research Grant Funding in SCLIS for 1989 and 1990: Project Tap (with Dan O'Connor)
· Reviewer of Grant Proposals for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
· Submitted Research Proposal to USOE entitled: “Project CompuCrit”
· Rutgers University Research Grant: “The Novels of Florence Crannell Means” $400
· The Association of American Library School Research Grant. “Educational Competency of the School Media Specialist: An Investigation into the Nature and Extent of Library School Responses” $1500