National Science Foundation

The NSF awarded two major funding grants, amounting to $400,000 for the development of ISGE. These grants also contributed to the development of the Isomorphies of SPT because the Isomorphies were used as the Integrative Themes for ISGE courses.

1.  $99,999 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), for a pilot for the multi-year development of an Integrated Science General Education curriculum teaching six conventional sciences using systems concepts as unifying themes with computerized multimedia modules and interdisciplinary laboratories, June, 1993.

2.  $300,000 as a Renewal Grant entitled “Integrated Science General Education by Hybrid Interdisciplinary Methods,” from the National Science Foundation, Course and Curriculum Development Program, begun June 1, 1997