Professional Travel Grants
Purpose: CTE & I has modest funding available (rolling basis) to fund a number of faculty to attend conferences that promote teaching and learning. Faculty may attend as either presenters or participants.
Meaningful Student Learning Micro Grant
Purpose: This grant is open to all UMW faculty. CTE & I holds a strong commitment to enhancing teaching and learning through implementing and/or developing innovative pedagogy to support student engagement.
Faculty Mentoring Lunch Fund
Modest funding is available to provide lunch for departmental adjunct mentoring and full-time faculty meetings.
Interdisciplinary Faculty Grant
Purpose: This grant is open to all UMW faculty. Faculty group leader(s) will self-determine a focus question/theme designed to bring faculty together from different disciplines to form a learning community around a broad theme. Faculty will meet regularly to explore their chosen theme and develop pedagogy/praxis that can be infused into the curriculum.
Learning Circle Grant
Purpose: This grant is open to all UMW faculty. Faculty group leader(s) will self-determine a focus question/theme to shape exploration within the format of a learning circle. A learning circle designed to bring together a small group of faculty (within and across disciplines) to explore a particular pedagogy/technology question and/or theme as a pathway to promote self-directed professional development. This is a place to share ideas, connect with colleagues, gain alternative perspectives, and stimulate new thinking. CTE & I will purchase books or provide materials for participants.
Experiential Learning Grant
I hold a strong commitment to enhancing teaching and learning through place-based, experiential learning. This grant supports the purchasing of supplies, materials, admissions to enhance the learning experience.