2011 - 2012 Teaching Enhancement Grants

The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence (CTLE) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $1,500 are available to full-time faculty interested in enhancing their teaching skills. The grants can be used for a variety of pedagogical purposes. Teaching materials/equipment purchased with grant funding reside in the faculty member’s department.

Proposals should not exceed 2 pages and must include the following information:

  • Clear purpose of the grant;
  • Positive impact that the grant will have on teaching (address specific pedagogy and exact courses affected);
  • Positive impact that the grant will have on precise student learning outcomes;
  • A course syllabus if designing or redesigning a course;
  • An explicit and realistic timeline normally running no later than December 31, 2012;
  • A specific budget. Please submit appropriate documentation if attending a conference or purchasing materials; applications without budget documentation to substantiate expenses cannot be considered; grants cover up to $1,500.00 – please explain how you will pay for additional expenses if your activity exceeds $1,500.00;
  • Letter of support from Department Chair or Dean.

Proposals will be reviewed by a faculty subcommittee of the CTLE Advisory Group. Please note that grant funding cannot be used for the replacement of equipment funded by previous years’ grants.

All applicants will be notified in December 2011. Upon completion of the grant activity, successful applicants must submit a final report including expenses to Charles Kratz, Dean of the Library & Information Fluency. Grant recipients will be asked to do a workshop on their project for the CTLE in the future.

Please submit applications via campus mail to:

Charles E. Kratz
Dean of the Library & Information Fluency
570 – 941 – 4008

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Past Recipients

2012 Recipients Dr. Karen Brady
Dr. Pornthip Chalungsooth
Dr. Carol Cote
Ms. Tara Nicole Fay
Ms. Ann E. Feeney
Dr. Sharon Hudacek
Prof. Karim Letwinsky
Dr. Sehba Mahmood
Dr. Tata Mbugua
Dr. Sharon Meagher & Hank Willenbrink 
Dr. Cyrus P. Olsen
Dr. Kim Pavlick
Dr. Maria E. Squire
Dr. Patricia Wright
2011 Recipients Dr. Dona C. Bauman
Dr. Maureen T. Carroll
Dr. Marian L. Farrell
Ms. Tara Nicole Fay
Ms. Ann E. Feeney
Dr. Satyajit Ghosh
Dr. Tata J. Mbugua
Dr. Susan Carol Mendez
Dr. Patricia L. Wright
Fall 2007 – Spring 2008 Recipients Prof. Ann Feeney (Nursing)
Dr. Dona Bauman (Education)
Dr. Peter Leininger (Physical Therapy)
Prof. Patricia Moyle Wright (Nursing)
Dr. Oliver Morgan (Counseling & Hum Services)
Prof. Cathy Lovecchio (Nursing)
Dr. Jakub Jasinski (Mathematics)
Dr. Marian Farrell (Nursing)
Dr. Rebecca Spirito Dalgin (Counseling & Human Services)
Prof. Barbara Buxton (Nursing)
Fall 2006 – Spring 2007 Recipients Dr. Jack O'Malley (Psychology)
Dr. Sharon Meagher (Philosophy)
Dr. Dona Bauman (Education)
Professor Maria Squire (Biology)
Dr. Joe Kraus (English)
Fall 2005 – Spring 2006 Recipients Dr. Dona Bauman (Education)
Dr. Marian Farrell (Nursing)
Prof. Steven Szydlowski (HAHR)
Dr. Robert Waldeck (Biology)


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