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The Center for Teaching and Learning supports various faculty research and development opportunities. If you have questions after reviewing this information, please contact Melissa Wilson, Center for Teaching and Learning Coordinator, at 8528 for more information.
Important: Due to an overwhelming number of request for funding this fiscal year, we are no longer accepting requests for FY 16 funding. Requests for FY 17 (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017) are welcome using the applications located below.
FY 16 Quick Facts:
How Departments Receive Reimbursement for Travel Funding
Please refer to the University’s travel regulations for information on allowable expenses and required documentation. The faculty member will complete all required travel documentation through his or her department and the department will a copy of the Travel Expense Voucher to initiate reimbursement from the Center for Teaching and Learning to the department. Please send a copy only via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or interoffice mail to JCKL 1340.
Departments will be reimbursed only for funding approved by CTL prior to the date of travel. It is the responsibility of the faculty member to submit the CTL funding application prior to travel.
Deadlines and Guidelines
(All grants must receive approval prior to travel or project)
|Institutional Improvement Grant||
Funding for project to improve classroom environment and/or method of instruction.
*Requests for support for travel should be submitted through a Faculty Travel Grant.
|Determination based on scope of project and available funding.||FY 17 Ongoing|
|Instructional Research and Development Grant||Funding to support the departmental costs associated with faculty release time for personal development of teaching and learning methods.||Determination based on scope of project and available funding.||FY 17 Ongoing. Recipient to submit a written report to the Center for Teaching and Learning and lead a presentation.|
|Professional Enhancement Committee Mini-Grant||Biannual committee funding for field research, resource materials, workshops, and panelists/consultants.||Determined each funding period by committee.||
Deadlines and guidelines determined by committee and announced each fall, and spring if funding remains, to faculty.
|Speaker Series Grant||Supports departments bringing guest speakers to campus to further enhance UCM goals and mission.||$1,000||FY 17|
|Funding to support faculty travel to technology or pedagogical conferences and workshops.||$1,000 - effective 9/15/2015||
One travel grant per faculty member, per fiscal year, July 1 - June 30.
|Central Technology Grant||Awarded to academic departments for the purpose of improving and expanding UCM's academic and technological infrastructure.||$15,000||Deadline: 2016|