CTEL offers the following grants programs during AY15-16 to support teaching and learning initiatives that can lead to high-quality learning experiences for students at USM.
Please note: All grants are open to all faculty.
Up to $1,500 per faculty, per academic year is available for purchase of hardware, software, and other resources to support teaching and learning initiatives. Faculty teaching classes in face-to-face, blended, and online formats are encouraged to apply.
Up to $1,500 per faculty, per academic year is available for redesign of online or blended courses previously taught at USM.
CTEL will sponsor technology enhanced Course Design grants for USM faculty (full time, part time or adjunct) for $1500. This grant is open to courses that have never been taught before at USM in any format, or courses that haven’t been taught in either the online or blended format.
CTEL invites faculty (both full- and part-time) to apply for funding to support the development or redesign of innovative hybrid or fully online courses. The Course Innovation Grant program is designed to promote high-quality digitally enhanced learning. Each project will be awarded up to $1,500. Collaborative proposals involving multiple courses and faculty are encouraged.