CTL co-ordinates and supports a number of teaching-related development and project grants.
To enhance Teaching and Learning at UofA by substantially redesigning a curriculum of studies, developing educational resources, and/or researching educational outcomes achieved through using innovative educational methods.
TLEF Seed Grants
Funding is available for instructors to explore and experiment with learning innovations in various settings such as classrooms, labs, or clinics. Suitable projects include pedagogical research on existing teaching practices, as well as exploratory (e.g., literature review) and pilot projects of new or innovative teaching and learning practices which could then be further leveraged into larger internal and external grants related to teaching and learning enhancement.
TLEF Professional Teaching Development Grants
To enable all persons engaged in teaching at the University of Alberta to improve their teaching skills, enhance their understanding of teaching and learning processes, and provide environments that increase student learning through attendance at short courses, conferences or workshops, organizing an instructional development event as well as others.
University of Alberta OER Awards
|$20,000 over 2 years
||Small Faculties - First working day of February
Large Faculties - First working day of March*
*Note: Large Faculties are responsible for their own adjudication processes; Check Faculty websites for internal deadlines
Vargo Teaching Chair
[TEACHING] Foster and demonstrate innovative and creative teaching methods which enhance learning by undergraduate and graduate students.
Blended Learning Awards
[DEVELOPMENT + TEACHING] Course Development, redevelop a current undergraduate course into a blended learning format as a means to increase quality of learning and student engagement.
|Level 1 (partial redevelopment) $5,000 – $15,000
Level 2 (at least ⅔ of course blended) $25,000 – $50,000
|Annually November – Blended Learning Showcase and Call for Expressions of Interest January - Expressions of Interest Submission Deadline March - Full Proposal Submission Deadline April - notification
Annual Budget $xx
CTL Summer Student Employment Awards
Create learning objects to enhance teaching in a course(s) or to contribute to broader program revision.
CTL Visiting Speaker Grants
To assist (in whole or to supplement an already funded visit) departments/units in bringing scholars to campus that will address teaching and the scholarship of teaching within the discipline.
For more information or assistance contact Curtis Champagne, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Centre for Teaching and Learning (780.492.9302 or firstname.lastname@example.org).