Engaged Teaching & Learning Grants

Awarded by the Worthington Center Advisory Group

PURPOSE:

To enhance teaching and increase student learning.

AMOUNT:

Up to $1,000 per person per year.

  • Maximum of $2,000 per department
  • (May be combined with other resources to fund projects greater than the maximum)

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Engaged Teaching / Learning Grants

Awarded by the Worthington Center Advisory Group

PURPOSE: To enhance teaching and increase student learning.

AMOUNT: Up to $1,000 per person per year.

  • Maximum of $2,000 per department
  • (May be combined with other resources to fund projects greater than the maximum)

USE: Teaching and Learning Grants may cover the following.

  • Instructional Resources (i.e. video, DVD, books, software, etc.) 
  • Instructional Travel* (visits to observe and interact with colleagues teaching in your discipline, pedagogy-specific workshops, etc.)
  • First Time Field Trips (please first review the College policy regarding off-campus programming at mymarietta>collaboration>document depot>Marietta College documents>Off Campus Programs Budgeting Funding )
  • Other Ideas – Make a case for how the idea you propose demonstrates improved pedagogy and how it will lead to increased student learning.

RESTRICTIONS: Teaching and Learning Grants cannot cover:

  • Conferences (See FDC Mentor Grants for student conferences and Minigrants for presentation of pedagogy research)
  • Significant Instructional Technology purchase for the department (See IT)
  • Reoccurring projects or travel

HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL:

  • Coordinate with your department chair, as funding per department is limited to $2,000.
  • Submit your proposal to https://forms.office.com/r/8XmT165fUb by midnight on any of the following deadlines to be considered in that round of funding
    • October 14, 2022
    • January 27, 2023
    • April 7, 2023

REVIEW: The Worthington Center Advisory Group will review proposal submissions after each deadline and will notify awardees in a timely manner of the results.

FOLLOW-UP: Those awarded grants will be expected to prepare and submit a brief (1-2 paragraph) follow-up report at the completion of the project, to be posted on the WCTE site.

MORE INFORMATION: Contact WAG Chair, Ben Cromwell bpc003@marietta.edu

We recognize that funding can be difficult to come by at MC, and the Engaged Teaching/Learning Grant is not appropriate for every situation. If you have an idea and it doesn’t fit into the Engaged Teaching/Learning Grant guidelines, please consider these other funding sources.

  • The Hartel Program for Social Sctivism and Change and Freshman Retention can be used to “support interaction between faculty and students outside of the classroom.” A link to this important resource can be found here: https://www.marietta.edu/hartel-program
  • The Faculty Development Committee provides Mini-Grants, Mentor Grants, and PIO Grants. Information on these funding sources can be found here: https://www.marietta.edu/facdev-grant-funding