Teaching Development Fund

This notice is from the archives of The Notice Board. Information contained in this notice was accurate at the time of publication but may no longer be so.

The TEACHING CENTRE invites all faculty members to apply for financial support of up to $5000 for projects to enhance teaching effectiveness. Projects can 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).
  • Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills for Undergraduate Students (Library)
  • Student Research on Team-Based Learning (Anthropology)

The TEACHING CENTRE will use the following criteria for judging the proposals:

  • Is the proposal eligible for funding through the TDF? The project enhances teaching effectiveness (you are strongly encouraged to talk to the Teaching Centre before applying).
  • Budget: Is the budget clear, and are the items identified are eligible for funding through the TDF?
  • Feasibility/Clarity: is the project description in alignment with the objectives regarding the enhancement of teaching and learning?
  • Evidence the project is innovative and provides a creative approach to the problem it addresses.
  • Evidence of the potential for enduring benefits to the improvement of an individual’s teaching.
  • Evidence of the potential for enduring benefits to the improvement of teaching and learning for the broader university teaching community. The proposal contains a clear measure of performance to determine if the project has achieved its objectives.
  • The proposal contains clear measures of performance to determine if the project has achieved its objectives.

 

Learn more by visiting http://www.uleth.ca/teachingcentre/teaching-development-fund.


Contact:

Teaching Centre | teachingcentre@uleth.ca | (403) 380-1856 | http://www.uleth.ca/teachingcentre/teaching-development-fund