Process

Fall 2019

Provide information to and solicit feedback; host events to engage stakeholders; capture ideas and encourage cross-college conversations.

Spring 2020 Encourage teams to form around thematic areas; provide a clear and transparent
process for proposal submission and selection. Faculty-led teams submit proposals
describing their Big Ideas. Proposals due on March 6, 2020. Teams will be selected and
notified by April 15, 2020.
Summer 2020 Successful teams will receive support to develop a poster for a community showcase and
time with Instructional Technology Services to create a 3-5 minute promotional video.
Fall 2020 Teams create a 3-minute video explaining their Big Idea. A virtual video showcase will be held in
the spring.
Spring 2021 Short Films for Big Ideas. A virtual video showcase will be held in the spring for an audience that
includes SDSU faculty, staff, students as well as the greater community – San Diego and beyond.
Summer 2021 Teams submit proposals for final selection. 3-5 teams will be chosen based on the posted criteria
including alignment with the University-wide Strategic Plan. The remaining teams will continue to be cultivated to pursue support for their work.
Fall 2021 Big Ideas Finalists announced.

Timeline

Big Idea Timeline