The Teaching Scholars Program promotes shared scholarly inquiry into teaching and learning. Those interested in conducting scholarly examinations of strategies designed to enhance student learning are encouraged to apply. This program continues to be built around collaborative relationships with interdisciplinary faculty colleagues engaging in the scholarly examination of learning. The primary goal of this program is to support faculty in the design, implementation, and assessment of scholarly projects that identify and create significant learning environments.
The broad aims of the program include:
- Assessing, developing, and enhancing student learning
- Building an interdisciplinary community of scholars around learning and teaching
- Building strategies for the scholarly study of student learning
- Identifying, through research, elements of significant learning environments
The benefits of the program for participants include:
- Participating in a year-long program that focuses on the scholarship of learning and teaching
- The development of collegial relationships across disciplines
- Participation at one funded conference on learning, teaching, and SoTL
- A one-course load reallocation in teaching during either the fall or spring semester of the program year up to $3,000.00.
- Developing methods for studying, documenting, and assessing learning and teaching.
Applications will be accepted from all full-time Tenure Track and full-time Non-Tenure Track faculty members. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018.