The Faculty Resource Center provides grants for the purpose of helping faculty members enhance their online courses. A limited number of proposals will be funded.
Anyone who has taught an online course at UCCS is eligible to apply, including full time, part time, and honoraria faculty, and faculty with special appointments.
The grant recipient will work with an Instructional Designer in the Faculty Resource Center to incorporate best practices in teaching online. Faculty members must:
The proposal should address the above requirements, how the money will be used, and how this grant will assist in the course enhancement. Proposals also need to address one or more of the following criteria:
Please submit a proposal outlining the above requirements and criteria, keeping the complete proposal package to three pages in length. Proposals must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The $3,000 grant will be paid in three phases: $1,500 at the start of the program; $1,000 upon completion of the Certificate Program; and $500 upon completion of the Quality Matters Review. Recipients may elect to receive this either as additional pay (minus taxes) or as a professional development fund.
March 14, 2014
The Faculty Resource Center will announce the grant winners in a timely manner.
Questions? Contact: David Anderson, Chair of the Faculty Awards Committee