NEH banner

[light] [dark]

Funded Projects Query Form
One match

Grant number like: AE-269186-20

Query elapsed time: 0.016 sec

Export results to Excel
Save this query

AE-269186-20

Indian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596)
Mia Tignor (Project Director: July 2019 to present)
Infusing African American Culture into the Digital Learning Space

A two-year project that would create new digital course modules on Florida’s African American history.

Indian River State College (IRSC) proposes Infusing African American Culture into the Digital Learning Space, a three-year project to expand the teaching of African American studies across humanities disciplines through the lens of Florida’s Treasure Coast (Martin County, Indian River County, St. Lucie County, and Okeechobee County) by creating an interactive website and instructional modules to engage students. In order expand the teaching of African American studies and provide greater access to the historical and cultural record of the Treasure Coast to the College’s significant online student population, collaborative teams of humanities, library faculty, virtual campus staff, face-to-face students, and community partners will create innovative digital humanities content. This NEH grant offers an opportunity to protect the Treasure Coast’s African American History through the digitization of imperil cultural heritage materials and the creation of an interactive digital curriculum.

Project fields:
African American Studies

Program:
Humanities Initiatives: Community Colleges

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$98,036 (approved)
$97,143 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/2020 – 1/31/2023