The William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning works to continuously improve teaching and learning at all instructional levels at Michigan Tech, advancing the vision of "One University Focused on Learning." We focus on training, support and consultation for instructional techniques and education technologies and highlight and recognize outstanding instructional contributions.
William G. Jackson Blended Learning Grant Solicitation
The generous gift from William G. Jackson once again gives the William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning the ability to solicit grant proposals for course/program reform or expansion projects using blended and online learning. Potential applicants would be academic departments or teams of instructors.
This year's solicitation places special emphasis on mentoring of instructors new to blended learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, shared content, matching support, testing, and assessment. Grants will again be awarded at the $1000, $5000, and $10000 level with a total of $50,000 to be awarded. Please review last year's awards to see what was funded and to stimulate ideas.
Instructors or teams must have the endorsement of their chair or dean and should submit an intent to apply no later than December 1, 2014. The full proposal (1500 word limit) is due no later than December 8, 2014. Work funded by the grant should be completed during spring/summer 2015, and be ready to put into practice by fall 2015.
Please refer to the 2014-15 solicitation for additional information about the application process. Questions about the proposal/grant process can be directed to Mike Meyer, Director of the William G. Jackson Center for teaching and Learning (firstname.lastname@example.org, 487-3000).