TLEF Professional Teaching Development Awards
Up to $5,000 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.
[4 Sep 2019 Update] The TLEF PD funding allocation for events that will take place from September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 has been fully committed. The TLEF Professional Development Funding application form will be re-posted in mid November when the call for applications for events that take place from April 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020 is circulated.
TLEF Seed Grants
Up to $9,000 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: Mid March 2020
Seed Funding Criteria (PDF)
Application for Seed Grant Funding (Coming soon)