EXL/ITL Faculty Fellowship
Request for Proposals- $5,000 fellowship for professional development
The EXL/ITL Faculty Fellowship awards the recipient $5000 to support one year of focused professional development that aligns with Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) and EXL missions and the faculty member’s own disciplinary trajectory in experiential learning.
A primary goal of the fellowship will be to advance scholarly engagement with the EXL Center. In addition to stimulating the faculty member’s research and teaching practices, this engagement should do one or more of the following: explore and further develop relevant pedagogical philosophy, build capacity and/or enhance the effectiveness of EXL, and enrich pedagogical communities of practice on campus.
Request for Proposals- Facilitate faculty research/scholarship
Recognizing the pedagogical guidance and mentoring of Political Science Professor and Director of the Center for Conflict Management, Bill Lyons, the Faculty Driven-Initiatives program is available to faculty who seek to facilitate their research/scholarship through pedagogical innovation that emphasizes experiential learning (team-based, inquiry-driven, hands-on, community-based, participatory, etc.).
All tenured, tenure track (TT), and non-tenure track (NTT) faculty are invited to apply.
The EXL Center at UA is pleased to be able to offer small grants (up to $1000 each) to support UA courses that incorporate community engagement through community-based research and/or service-learning.
For an instructor to receive funding, the course must include all enrolled students in some form of engagement with local or regional community partners (Akron and Northeast Ohio).
- Proposals will be accepted beginning in August.
- Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis each semester until funds are depleted. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing and evaluation.
Related: Past community engaged courses