Scoring Criteria

Concept papers and proposals will be scored using the following criteria:

Scoring Criteria for Technology Fee Concept Papers and Proposals

Criteria

Points

Enhances instructional technology resources (services and infrastructure) for students and faculty.

Required1

A college dean or director certifies that the proposal serves the institutional mission and is aligned with the University of Florida and/or college strategic plan.

Required1

A UFIT associate CIO or director2 certifies that the proposal is technically feasible and the initial budget request is a reasonable first approximation of funds required, including startup and recurring costs.

Required1

If the project requires recurring resources the concept paper and proposal must include a viable sustainability plan3.

Required1

The project introduces a new service, resource or concept and not an upgrade of existing services or facilities.

Required1

The project budget includes only technology items, and does not include items such as salary, services, facilities, furniture and the like.

Required1

The principal investigator is aware of, and the project meets, all ADA4 requirements.

Required1

The project outlined shows benefits to a large number of students, faculty, and staff.

20

The project outlined is a collaborative endeavor among several departments and/or colleges.

15

The perceived benefit to cost ratio of the project is high.

15

The project outlined reaches students and faculty across the institution to achieve a common good.

10

The project outlined in the concept paper improves the student’s learning experience.

10

The project outlined improves faculty’s capacity to create quality learning environments for students.

10

The project outlined in the concept paper makes efficient use of existing resources and services (does not duplicate services or infrastructure).

10

The project outlined improves the student’s chances for success.

5

The project outlined improves technology skills and competency of students.

5

1 Proposals not meeting this requirement will not be considered.
2 These are direct reports to the CIO.
3 Recurring funds must be provided by the unit of the proposer or generated by the project.
4 The American Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that Web and other resources provide individuals with disabilities an equivalent experience to individuals without disabilities