Teaching Innovation Fund (Next deadline: September 30, 2016)
A support package to help faculty develop and conduct a project focused on a teaching and learning research question.
Drop-in information sessions will be held at the North campus on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 (11am-1pm, CTL D225I) and at the Lakeshore campus on Thursday, September 22, 2016 (11am-1pm, G204).
-Up to $1000.00 per investigator to explore the impact of a teaching and learning innovation.
-A SoTL workbook to guide faculty through the process.
-Mentorship and support from the CTL, from proposal development to data collection and analysis.
-Peer support throughout the research process, through a community of practice.
All faculty (full-time; part-time; partial load) are eligible to hold the fund.
Faculty may apply jointly to share a combined, larger fund for a collaborative project.
An individual faculty member may apply and receive the fund up to three times in 5 years.
The fund cannot support research that contributes directly to credentials
Faculty are asked to complete the application form: Click here to download the application form (fillable Word Document).
The form requires a research idea, commitment to attend two 2-hour proposal development workshops, and approval from your Dean.
All applications are approved; that is, if faculty are willing to complete the two workshops and submit a proposal, they will be awarded the fund. However, funding will not be disbursed until the workshop attendance is complete and an acceptable final proposal is submitted.
Expectations of fund-holders:
Attend two proposal development workshops, where you will put together your research plan with consultation and feedback from CTL staff and peers.
Submit a proposal, complete any suggested revisions, and submit a final proposal.
Apply for approval from the Humber Research Ethics Board (REB) for research involving human participants, where applicable.
Attend two check-in lunches between January and May 2017.
Submit a final report – either a presentation at Showcase or a brief written report.
-innovative teaching device or equipment
-research participant incentives
-research instrument (e.g., survey)
-course release time
-computer hardware (unless specifically and uniquely required for the research)
Applications (including a research idea and approval from your Dean) are due Friday, September 30, 2016. Applications may be emailed to CTLResearch@humber.ca
Attend 2 workshops between October and November, 2016 to develop a research plan and budget
Submit final proposal by the end of December, 2016; Final approval of updated research plan must be given by your Dean
Apply for REB approval, where applicable
Conduct research (collect and analyze data) between January – May, 2017
Submit final product (plan for presentation at Showcase and/or written report) by the end of June, 2017.
If you have questions, please contact Heidi Marsh: Heidi.Marsh@humber.ca