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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PET5465

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Current Status: -
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5412 2016-03-08
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Teaching and Learning (T&L) ED 171400
    Contact Person Phone Email
    HAICHUN SUN 9740119

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PET 5465 Grant Writing

    Is the course title variable? Y
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? Y
    Is this course repeatable? Y
    If repeatable, how many times? 2

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Grant Wrtg
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    O - Online (100% online) 100





    Course Description

    This course will provide the foundation to enable students to create a grant project, find appropriate funding sources, write a competitive grant proposal and manage a successful program grant to completion.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This is an existing course.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    A doctorate degree is needed to teach this course.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    As a result of the course, students will demonstrate their ability to:

    Recognize the truth about the myths surrounding grants

    Create collaboration with other teachers, schools, universities, corporations and community agencies

    Develop a Grant Title and a Grant Abstract

    Conduct an in-depth search for funding sources

    Match proposed grant project with funding sources guidelines

    Recognize the general characteristics of a winning grant proposal

    Write an Introduction to a competitive program grant proposal

    Write a Needs Statement for a competitive program grant

    Write a Design for a project, including Goals, Objectives, and Project


    Write a Quality of Personnel, Facilities, Equipment and Distribution section of a program project

    Prepare a Formative and a Summative Evaluation for a program project

    Prepare a Budget appropriate for supporting a program project

    Prepare materials for an Appendix, such as Resumes of Personnel, Letters of Agreement and Letters of Support

    Demonstrate understanding of how to successfully manage a grant project

    B. Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the course students will be able to:

    Identify appropriate funding sources.

    Write a grant proposal including all the required components discussed in the course objectives.

    C. Major Topics

    Collaboration on Grant Projects

    Developing Grant Title and Abstract

    Conducting Search for Funding Sources

    Matching Project with Funding Sources

    General Characteristics of Funded Proposals

    Writing an Introduction for a Program Grant

    Writing a Needs Statement for a Program Grant

    Writing a Project Design for a Program Grant

    Writing a Quality of Personnel, Facilities, Equipment and

    Distribution section for a Program Grant

    Prepare a Formative and a Summative Evaluation Plan for

    a Program Grant

    Prepare a Budget for a Program Grant

    Prepare Materials for an Appendix

    Managing a Successful Grant Project

    D. Textbooks

    Physical Educators’ Guide to Successful Grant Writing, 2nd edition

    by Dr. Louis Bowers

    ISBN: 978-0-88314-951-5

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Physical Educators’ Guide to Successful Grant Writing, 2nd edition

    by Dr. Louis Bowers

    ISBN: 978-0-88314-951-5

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Discussion 20% Introduction & Need Statement 15%

    Project Design 30%

    Evaluation plan 20%

    Personnel & Budget 15%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Discussion Introduction & Need Statement

    Project Design

    Evaluation plan

    Personnel & Budget

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Standard Policies covering these and other areas can be found at:

    • Academic Integrity of Students

    • Disruption of the Academic Process

    • Student Academic Grievance Procedures

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    In addition to physical education, this course also serves general education and health programs.

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