Curriculum Re-Devel Ctr (CRDC)
November 5, 2012
The Centre for the Advancement of Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites all faculty members to apply
for financial support of up to $5000 for projects to enhance teaching effectiveness. Projects may be on any
aspect of teaching, learning, and evaluation.
Examples of past projects are:
Fair Assessment Practice in Higher Education: A Practical Guide (Faculty of Education)
Video and Image Package for a Canadian Economics Course (Economics Department)
Motion Analysis and Representation Techniques in New Media: Development of Teaching Strategies
and Support Materials (New Media Department)
Standardized Patient Program (School of Health Sciences)
Web-Based Resources Designed to Introduce Students to the Scientific Method and Science Writing
(Biological Sciences Department)
Understanding, Diagnosing, and Improving Team Climate in Student Teams (Faculty of Management)
CAETL will use the following criteria for judging the proposals:
1. Evidence the project is innovative and applies a creative approach to the problem it addresses.
2. Evidence of the potential for enduring benefits to the improvement of teaching, learning, and evaluation practices and/or the development of new practices or expertise.
3. Evidence that the project involves sound research methodology leading to clear conclusions and outcomes.
The Teaching Development Fund call will go out in early November. Applications must be received in the office of the Centre for the Advancement of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CAETL)(L1126), with a copy to your dean, by the third Friday in January 2013, no later than 4:30 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.
To apply please visit www.uleth.ca/caetl