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.
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 Activism and Change and Freshman Retention can be used to “support interaction between faculty and students outside of the classroom.”
- The Faculty Development Committee provides Mini-Grants, Mentor Grants, and PIO Grants.