The HP Technology for Teaching (T4T) Higher Education Grant Initiative http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/grants/us/programs/tech_teaching/ is designed to support colleges and universities around the world that would explore innovative ways of improving teaching methods that would help improve student learning. De La Salle University is one of the universities given the grant last 2008 http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/grants/us/programs/tech_teaching/hied_global_apj.html. The request for proposals is available by invitation only, and grants were awarded on a competitive basis. HP has provided the following support as part of the grant.

Faculty solution:

   •  One HP Compaq Notebook/Tablet PC with Microsoft® Vista operating system
   •  One ultraslim expansion base with DVD–CDRW optical drive
   •  One keyboard, and optical travel mouse
   •  One travel battery
   •  One executive carrying case


Classroom solution:

   •  Twenty HP Compaq Notebook/Tablet PCs with Microsoft® Vista operating system
   •  Twenty ultraslim expansion bases with DVD–CDRW optical drives
   •  Twenty ultraslim travel batteries
   •  One HP Procurve Wireless Access Point
   •  One HP All–in–One printer and cable
   •  One HP iPAQ
   • (USD$20,000) cash grant for the principal investigator to use to support the work of the project.

Part of the grant includes support for the participation in the 2009 HP Technology for Teaching World Wide Education Conference at La Jolla, California last February 22 to 24, 2009 http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section.