Call for TFSC Grant Applications

The Teaching and Faculty Support Center is pleased to announce the 2022-23 call for Grant Applications. There are two types of grants available this year: Teaching Improvement Grants (up to $2,500 each) and Student Success Grants (funded by Global Campus, up to $5,000 each). These grants are offered in order to fund activities to further enhance teaching excellence in support of the teaching mission of the University of Arkansas.

TEACHING IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Up to $2,500 each

These Proposals May Focus On:

  • Teaching innovations that lead to improvements in student learning
  • Unique learning materials for a unit, course, or program
  • The scholarship of teaching and learning
  • New models of teaching that could be adapted by faculty in other disciplines

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Clearly describes a need and how this project addresses that need
  • Articulates how student learning will be enhanced
  • Describes the project plan (outcomes, activities, deliverables, and evaluation methods)
  • Results in a significant impact on the teaching mission of the university

Faculty travel to teaching related conferences will be considered, but travel to discipline-specific conferences without a specific teaching focus will not be funded.

STUDENT SUCCESS GRANTS

Up to $5,000 each.

These proposals may focus on:

  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating teaching innovations that lead to improvements in student learning and student success at the University of Arkansas
  • Procuring unique equipment to be used in pilot tests for possible expansion to wider student audiences (could use pilot results to support future TELE fee request)
  • Developing unique learning materials for a unit, course, or program which enhance student persistence and learning
  • Improving the development of research and intellectual capacity of undergraduate students
  • Improving the learning process of students through innovative teaching strategies
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning with implications for student success

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Clearly describes a need and how this project addresses that need
  • Articulates how student population will  be impacted
  • Describes the project plan (outcomes, activities, deliverables, and evaluation methods)
  • Emphasizes expected impact on, alignment with, and objective assessment of student learning outcomes

Types of projects that will not be funded:

  • Faculty travel to discipline-specific/professional conferences
  • Summer salary for faculty
  • Projects otherwise eligible for funding with TELE fees  
  • Projects that should be funded out of department maintenance budgets

Submission: All proposals need to be submitted as pdf files 2 pages or less plus budget (12 point font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins) to [email protected] no later than April 1. All persons submitting a proposal will receive notification of the decisions no later than April 17.

Dissemination:  Awardees will be asked to submit a written summary of their findings by Oct 27, 2023. Reports should describe 1-3 teaching strategies learned, and how these strategies have been infused into their teaching. Awardees should plan to present their findings to faculty at the Dead Day poster session in the spring of 2024.

 

https://news.uark.edu/articles/59125/call-for-tfsc-grant-applications

Next Post

Omnicom acquires performance marketing agency TA Digital

Fri Mar 4 , 2022
Omnicom said on Wednesday that it has acquired the 800-employee performance marketing agency TA Digital. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The San Francisco-based agency, which has deep expertise on the Adobe Experience Platform, will sit under Omnicom Precision Marketing Group and be closely aligned with marketing transformation consultancy […]