TLEF Professional Teaching Development Awards (Revised Nov 2019)
Up to $4,000 over two years is available to those engaged in teaching at the University of Alberta to improve their teaching skills, enhance their understanding of teaching and learning processes, and create environments that enhance student learning. Note, applications must be received a minimum of two months in advance of the proposed activity. However, the program for the event, including the workshop/session descriptions, must be available at the time of application, or the application will be returned to the applicant for re-submission.
1) Applications will be accepted beginning on December 1, 2019 for events that take place from April 1 to August 31, 2020.
2) Applications will be accepted beginning on May 1, 2020 for events that take place from September 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
TLEF Seed Grants (Revised Nov 2019)
Up to $10,000 in Seed 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.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 3, 2020* *Note, internal deadlines will vary by Faculty. Consult your faculty-assigned Research Facilitator or faculty administrators for specifics.