The Theodore John Schultz Grant for Advancement of Acoustical Education provides partial support (typically $3,000) for the development of improved teaching methods, new curricula, or research in architectural acoustics education. Applicants must have teaching experience in acoustics and should manifest a strong desire to develop improved methods and materials for teaching architectural acoustics.
Previous Schultz Grants are as follows:
- 1990, Gary W. Siebein, “Demonstration of Basic Acoustical Principles using Scale Models” (36 minute Video Tape, now on YouTube)
- 1992, K. Anthony Hoover, “An Appreciation of Acoustics” (Paperback)
- 1994, M. David Egan, “Architectural Acoustics Workbook” (Paperback)
- 1996, Gary W. Siebein, “Acoustical History of Theaters and Concert Halls” (Book, Slides and Audiotape)
- 1998, Neil Thompson Shade, “Sound System Design Guide” (Paperback)
- 2000, Lily M. Wang, “A Web-based Guide to Concert Hall Acoustics“
- 2002, James Cowan, “Model On-line Basic Course in Architectural Acoustics” (Previously posted at http://blackboard.the-bac.edu)
- 2002, Jian Kang, “Computer Tools for Architectural Acoustics Education“
- 2007, Stephen Dance, “A Web-based Noise Control Prediction Model for Rooms Using the Method of Images“
- 2009, Ralph Muehleisen, “Virtual Acoustic Instrumentation”
- 2012, Michael Ermann, “Animations Illustrating Room Acoustics”
- 2014, J. Parkman Carter, “Illuminating Acoustic Reflection Orders in Architecture Using Sketchup“
The next Theodore John Schultz Grant is expected to be awarded in 2017, with applications due by June 1, 2017. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a letter describing how the grant will be used, and an outline budget indicating expenses for which support is being sought. Applications and attachments should be mailed to the address shown under the “About Us” tab.