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Internal Grants

Teaching Excellence Grants

Bradley's Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (CTEL) offers the following Teaching Excellence (TE) grants:

Teaching Excellence grant guidelines and proposal evaluation rubrics are available by clicking on the appropriate grant title (above). Currently, priority is given to Teaching Excellence grants that relate to Bradley's strategic plan and/or Core Curriculum. The 2018 Teaching Excellence grant application deadline is March 11, 2018.  Click on the appropriate grant title (above) for more information.

Online Course Development Grants

Bradley’s Office of Summer and Interim Sessions, Division of Learning Design and Technology, and Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning have partnered to provide grants to support faculty in designing, improving, and teaching online courses. 

Workshops are offered at the novice, intermediate, and advanced levels, plus a new option is being offered this year for faculty who are undecided in their role in online teaching.

Bradley’s 2017 – 2018 Faculty Development Grants for Designing, Improving, and Teaching Online Courses include these opportunities:

  • Workshop for Exploring Online Education May 14 – 20, 2018 (Exploring)
  • Online Course Design Institute June 4 – 8, 2018 (Novice)
  • Online Course Improvement Workshop March 2 or April 27 plus May 15 and 17, 2018 (Intermediate)
  • Workshops for Experienced Online Teachers (5 options available), March 12 – 18 or March 14 – 16, 2018 (Advanced)

Click the link for full details and application.  The application deadline is February 1, 2018.

If you have questions, please email Barbra Kerns.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Bradley will host a series of events to help faculty plan, conduct and evaluate their own Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects.  Open to both new and experienced SoTL practitioners, this series begins on May 12th 2017 with a workshop on planning SoTL projects conducted by Dr. Jennifer Friberg,Cross Endowed Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Illinois State University.  Bythe conclusion of this workshop, participants are expected to walk away with a better understanding of SoTL practices, have formulated specific research questions and have an understanding of methods they will use to answer these questions.

During the Fall 2017 semester participants will implement their SoTL study under the guidance of a faculty SoTL mentor.  The SoTL series ends in January 2018 with the presentation of SoTL projects in the Spring Forum.  

Ten Bradley faculty participants will each receive a $1,000 stipend for full participation in the SoTL series, including monthly meetings with their SoTL mentor during the Fall 2017 semester and presentations of the state of their SoTL research during the 2018 Spring Forum. Applications are due May 5th.  Click here for application information and workshop schedule.  Click here for a editable application form (Word).    

Please contact Sarah Glover, Interim Executive Director, CTEL for further information:sglover@bradley.edu or ext. 3334.

Research Excellence and Special Emphasis Grants

For more information about Bradley's Research Excellence (RE) and Special Emphasis (SE) grants, please visit the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) website.