Theprovides grants for the purpose of helping faculty members enhance their online courses. A limited number of proposals will be funded. Grant recipients will:
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:
In addition to meeting the above requirements, proposals also need to address one or more of the following criteria:
Finally, the proposal must describe how you will gauge the effectiveness of the course enhancement, through direct and indirect measures, and how you plan to use those evaluations to improve student learning.
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: $1,000 at the start of the program; $1,000 upon completion of the Certificate Program; and $1,000 upon passing the Quality Matters Review. Recipients may elect to receive this either as additional pay (minus taxes) or as a professional development fund.
Application Deadline - March 20, 2015
The Faculty Resource Center will announce the grant winners in a timely manner.
Questions? Contact: David Anderson, Chair of the Faculty Awards Committee
Last updated January 22, 2015