Learning and teaching grants and scholarships

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) administers grants in support of learning and teaching excellence, and scholarships to support the professional development of instructors. Grant funds support academic units and educational leaders implementing course and curricular reforms and innovations as well as faculty and staff undertaking the scholarship of learning and teaching (SoTL) in their discipline. Scholarship funds support participation in scholarly activities that support improvement of teaching and learning.

The LTC can also help you apply for external grants requiring the assessment of learning impact.

We have a number of internal grants to help you develop your curriculum and pedagogy.

Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) - Course design/redesign (CDR)

Deadline for CDR Applications is 4:00 PM on April 15th.

Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) - Curriculum renewal (CR)

Adjudication of Curriculum Renewal (CR) applications occur on a monthly basis. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) - Scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)

Deadline for SoTL Applications is 4:00 PM on April 15th.

Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) - Strategic Initiative Indigenous Grant

Strategic Initiative Indigenous Grant - Guidelines and details coming soon

Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) - Strategic Initiative International Grant

Strategic Initiative International Grant - Guidelines and details coming soon

Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) - Implementing Curricular Review Recommendation (ICRR)

The ICRR grant is no longer available. It is now replaced with the LTDG Curriculum Renewal (CR) Grant. You can see all information and forms on the Curriculum Renewal (CR) Grant drop down.

Learning without borders (LWB)

The LWB grant is no longer available. It will be replaced with the Strategic Initiatives International Grant which will be uploaded to our website soon. You will be able to see all information and forms on the Strategic Initiatives International Grant drop down.

Community-Engaged Learning Curricular Development Fund Grant (CEL Grant)

This is a fund to support the redesign of undergraduate core courses and/or program components that incorporate a community-engaged approach. This grant is administered through the Office of Community-University Engagement. Learn more about the grant including: the call for proposals, application form, and recipient commitments.

If you have any questions regarding this grant, please contact ocuecoord@uvic.ca.

Deadline for CEL Grant Fund applications is January 15, 2018.

You can seek funding for the improvement of teaching and learning from organizations outside of the Learning and Teaching Centre and UVic. See the links below for further information and application information:

Learning without borders

2015-2016

  • Budd Hall, School of Public Administration
    Co-constructing a course on refugees with the Intercultural Association of Victoria
  • Cameron Owens, Department of Geography
    Field School Book Project Workshop
  • Kirsten Sadeghi-Yekta, Department of Theatre
    Theatre, Conflict and Development - Field School in Nicaragua
  • Helga Thorson, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Building a Third MA Stream in Holocaust Studies
  • Andrew Wender, Department of Political Science
    Internationalizing Political Theory Through a Comparative Lens

2014-2015

  • James Anglin, School of Child & Youth Care
    CYC 100 A & B (3.0 units) - Introduction to Professional Child and Youth Care Practice
  • Carmen Rodriguez de France, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    International Summer Institute
  • Helga Thorson, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Support for Field School Book Project

2013-2014

  • Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Department of Anthropology
    Cuba Ethnographic Field School 2014; including ANTH 393 A01 and ANTH 395 A01
  • Gerry Ferguson, Faculty of Law
    International Regulation of Corruption: Law 343
  • Matthew Gusul, Department of Theatre
    Capstone International Applied Theatre Exchange
  • Cameron Owens, Department of Geography
    Based on: Cascadia Sustainability Field School – GEOG 388 – Geographies of the Pacific Northwest / GEOG 391 – Sustainable Community Development (NOTE: project has broader community application)
  • Laura Parisi, Department of Women’s Studies
    WS 316: Gender and International Development
  • Charlotte Schallié, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Building Plurilingual and Pluricultural Competencies in Upper-Level Language Centres
  • Helga Thorson, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    The Pedagogy and Practice of Field Schools

2012-2013

  • Marlea Clarke, Department of Political Science, and Michael Webb, Acting Director of the Office of Interdisciplinary Academic Programs
    Proposal for a new interdisciplinary minor program
  • Ajtony Csaba, School of Music
    MUS 180-580 University of Victoria Symphonic Orchestra
  • Jennifer Gill, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
    COM 405 (Career Preparation Across Borders) – Gustavson School of Business
  • Allyson Hadwin, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    Adapting ED-D101 (Learning strategies for university success) for a cohort of international students from China
  • Budd Hall, School of Public Administration
    ADMN 200 (1.5) International Community Development Through Activism and Capacity Building
  • Norah McRae, Co-operative Education Program and Career Services
    Integrating cross-cultural competencies into the Co-op and Career curriculum
  • Tim Iles, Department of Pacific & Asian Studies
    HUMA 495/EDD423: Cross Cultural Awareness: 21st Century Africa, Asia & Latin America
  • Catherine Nutting, Department of History in Art
    Interdisciplinary Community in the Fine Arts:  World Arts Study Guide for Library Website
  • Matthew Gusul, Applied Theatre
    Intergenerational Theatre for Development: An Intercultural Applied Theatre Exchange between Tamil Nadu, India and Victoria, Canada
  • David Leach, Department of Writing and Director of Interdisciplinary Minor in Technology and Society
    Interdisciplinary Community in the Fine Arts:  The Technology and Society Minor Curriculum
  • Rosa Stewart, Department of Hispanic & Italian Studies
    Development of courses for new Study Abroad Program in Quito, Ecuador
  • Elizabeth Vibert, Department of History
    Colonial Legacies Field School: South Africa

2011-2012

  • Alexandra Branzan Albu, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    CENG 421: Computer Vision
  • Jillianne Code, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    Program Courses: Undergraduate Educational Technology, EDCI335 Innovative Learning Design, EDCI336 Technology Innovation in Education (CORE in the Teacher Education program), EDCI337 Interactive & Multimedia Learning, EDCI339 Distributed & Open Learning
  • Jonathan Goldman, School of Music
    MUS 391: current name: Cross-Cultural and Historical Topics in Music to be changed to: Global Music Traditions
  • Anastasia Mallidou, School of Nursing
    Will address internationalization of the 3rd and 4th year undergraduate (and potentially graduate) curriculum in the School of Nursing…
  • Norah McRae, Co-operative Education Program and Career Services
    Intercultural Service Learning
  • Sada Niang, Department of French
    21st Century Africa, Latin America and Asia: Issues in Culture, Health, Policy and Democratic Development
  • Catherine Nutting, Department of History in Art
    I. “World Fine Arts” (Fine Arts first year course) to be proposed and II. professional development for faculty, sessionals, and graduate students
  • Elena Pnevmonidou, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    GMST 100 Introduction to Germanic Cultures (Foundations course for Germanic Studies) and SLST 100 Introduction to Russian Society and Culture (Foundations course for Slavic Studies)
  • Alison Preece, Teacher Education
    Capstone degree completion summer institute, offered to teacher education students enrolled in the new Post Degree Professional Program (Secondary Education)

Learning and teaching development grant

2017-2018 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

Course Design/Redesign (CDR) Grants:

  • Marco Cozzi, Department of Economics
    Adopting (and adapting) modern computational tools in Economics
  • Teresa Dawson, Department of Geography
    Course Redesign: Landscapes of the Heart (Geography 469/391)
  • Rebecca Johnson, Faculty of Law
    Integrating Indigenous Law in the First Year Curriculum: Responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #28 (A Redesign of Law 106: The Legal Process)
  • Elliott Lee, Department of Psychology
    Podcasting Mental Health and Well-Being
  • Matt Pollard, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Redesigning Second-Year German (GMST 201 and GMST 202)
  • Ulf Schuetze, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Redesign of GMST 405: Reading, Grammar and Translation
  • James Tanaka, Department of Psychology
    Developing a new course on the “Psychology of Human Diversity
  • Jun Tian, Department of Pacific & Asian Studies
    Acquisition of Chinese-as-an-additional Language: Theory and Practice

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants:

  • Louise Chim, Department of Psychology
    How do cultural values shape student engagement and learning in active learning activities?
  • Allyson Hadwin, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    A self-regulated learning approach for optimizing mental health in academic work
  • Clayton Jevne, Department of Theatre
    Training Acting Students to Reconcile Discrepancies Between Representation of Human Communicative Behaviour and Actual Human Communicative Behaviour
  • Erin Kelly, Department of English/Academic Writing Requirement Program
    Creative Expression in the Academic Writing Classroom
  • Alex Kuo, School of Health Information Science
    Evaluating the Effects of an Educational EHR and Field trips on Health Sciences Competency Development for Students in HINF 200 (Principles of Health Database Design)
  • Mark Laidlaw, Department of Physics & Astronomy
    Assignment Completion Habits and Student Success in first-year Physics courses
  • Gary MacGillivray, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
    Online review modules for social and biological sciences calculus
  • Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
    Laser-cut molecular models for comprehension of molecular geometry
  • CindyAnn Rose-Redwood, Department of Geography
    International Students’ Learning Experiences in UVic’s Geography Classrooms
  • Susan Tasker, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    Effect of attributional retraining on first-year students' attributions for success and failure

2016-2017 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

Implementation of Curricular Review Recommendations (ICRR) Grants:

  • Patti-Jean (PJ) Naylor, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education
    Recreation and Health Education Curriculum Development Physical Literacy in Children
  • Maureen Ryan, School of Nursing
    Instilling simulation pedagogy through the BSN Curriculum
  • Andrea Tagliasacchi, Department of Computer Science
    Introduction to Game Development: The Unity Game Laboratory
  • Victoria Wyatt, Department of Art History & Visual Studies
    First-Year Seminar in AHVS

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants:

  • Mario Baldassari, Department of Psychology
    Case-Based Learning in PSYC 191: Psychology in Legal Contexts
  • Deborah Curran, Faculty of Law
    Putting Law in its Place – Long Term Impacts of Interdisciplinary Experiential Field School Learning of Indigenous and Colonial Laws
  • Emily Gonzales, Division of Continuing Studies
    Generating Dialogue in an Online Learning Environment
  • Dennis Hore, Department of Chemistry
    In-class design, construction, and use of a modular spectrometer
  • Mark Laidlaw, Department of Physics & Astronomy
    Response rates in automated assessment in PHYS 110
  • Brent Mainprize, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
    Entering the Dragon’s Den to Teach Entrepreneurship: Using a Taxonomy to Leverage the Learning Value of Reality-Based Television in the Undergraduate Classroom
  • Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
    Laser-cut molecular models for comprehension of molecular geometry
  • Susan Tasker, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    Effect of attributional training on first-year students' grades

2015-2016 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

Implementation of Curricular Review Recommendations (ICRR) Grants:

  • Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins, Department of Linguistics
    Undergraduate Programs in Linguistics: Rethinking the curriculum
  • Fayez Gebali, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    Integrated, Inquiry & Outcome-Based Project Labs for Four Core Electronics Courses
  • Suzan Last, Department of English
    Curricular Redesign of ENGR 240
  • Allana Lindgren, Department of Theatre
    Department of Theatre Curriculum Review
  • Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
    How do we model scientific report writing for first year students?
  • Onowa McIvor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    Decolonising the Curriculum
  • Kirk McNally, School of Music
    Curriculum Development and Program Planning: Mmus in Music Technology
  • Andrea Piccinin, Department of Psychology
    PSYC 532 and PSYC 533: Development of Flipped Classroom Course Materials
  • Ulf Schuetze, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Implementing a Two-Year Language Program: Texts and Contexts
  • Robin Scobie, School of Nursing
    Curricular revisions in Post RN Diploma BSN Distance Program (Post RN Program Curriculum Revision Project)
  • Megan Swift, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Creating a New Gateway Course for Slavic Studies: Magic and the Fairy Tale World

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants:

  • Yvonne Coady, Department of Computer Science
    Improving Support for Student Success: Mining the Who, How, and Why from Learning Tool Data Sets
  • Jane Butterfield, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
    First Semester Calculus Split
  • Rebecca Gagan, Department of English
    Learning to Bounce: Increasing Academic Resilience in English 135 Students
  • Rishi Gupta, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Part II - Using a bridge to narrow the "teaching--research" gap and enhancing student learning experience
  • Dennis Hore, Department of Chemistry
    In-class design, construction, and demonstration of a modular spectrometer for studying molecular vibrations
  • Janelle Jenstad, Department of English
    Describing versus Inscribing as Critical Bibliographical Learning Strategies
  • Erin McGuire, Department of Anthropology
    Increasing Affective Engagement in Anthropology 100 Ethics Tutorials
  • Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
    Improving student understanding of molecular geometry using handheld 3D printing
  • Svetlana Oshkai, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
    HeadStart in Mathematics
  • Jillian Roberts, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    Evaluating the Power of CORE: A Systematic Mixed Method Analysis of Pedagogical Efficacy in the Centre for Outreach Education
  • Martin Smith, Department of Psychology
    The psychology of peer mentoring: Its effect on mentees and peer mentors.
  • Ruthanne Tobin, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    Embedding the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model in Literacy Methods classes: Making explicit the connection between theory and practice
  • Jin-Sun Yoon, School of Child & Youth Care
    Mindfulness practice in the university classroom

2014-2015 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

Implementation of Curricular Review Recommendations (ICRR) Grants:

  • Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey, Faculty of Law
    Advocacy Video Tutorial
  • Thomas Darcie, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    ELEC 299 Project Experience Course
  • Annalee Lepp, Department of Women's Studies
    Revision/Redesign of Foundational Course WS 104
  • Susan Lewis, School of Music
    Building on Strengths: Implementing Program Goals for the Bachelor of Music Degree
  • Lenora Marcellus, School of Nursing
    Infusing Research and Evidence Based Practice Competencies through the BSN Curriculum
  • Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
    How do we model scientific report writing for first year students?
  • Martha McMahon, Department of Sociology
    New Certificate Program in Human Dimensions of Climate Change
  • Elena Pnevmonidou, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    Developing a Master's Program in Slavic Studies
  • Daler Rakhmatov, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    Outcome-Driven, Exploratory, and Integrative Learning in Computer Systems Laboratories

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants:

  • Catherine Caws, Department of French
    Language(s) in the cloud: learning to learn languages with digital media
  • Yvonne Coady, Department of Computer Science
    Improving first-year computer science education in a Lively way
  • Rishi Gupta, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Using a bridge to narrow the "teaching--research" gap and enhancing student learning experience
  • Budd Hall, School of Public Administration
    (Re)imagine Higher Education
  • Anne Marshall, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    Youth as Knowledge Keepers: Teaching and Learning Youth Engagement in Research
  • Svetlana Oshkai, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
    Headstart in Mathematics - a preparatory summer institute for calculus
  • Carmen Rodriguez de France, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    Undergraduate students' experience of a Required Indigenous knowledge course in Education
  • Martin Smith, Department of Psychology
    Comparison of Strategies to Decrease Student Talking, Inattentiveness and Incivility in Large First Year Courses
  • Ulrike Stege, Department of Computer Science
    Advanced Programming: Teaching and Learning of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Heidi Tiedemann Darroch, Department of English/Divison of Academic Writing
    Improving Peer Review by Blending Online and Classroom Approaches to Guided Feedback
  • Jennifer White, School of Child & Youth Care
    Reimagining Distance Learning for the 21st Century
  • Stephanie Willerth, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Does the availability of recorded lectures improve student success rate?

2013-2014 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

Implementation of Curricular Review Recommendations (ICRR) Grants:

  • Bradley Buckham, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    ENGR 141 - ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS I- Student’s led Group Tutorials Development
  • Erin Campbell, Department of History in Art
    Exploring Intercultural Art History: A Third Year Foundation Course
  • Vivien Corwin, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
    Creating a Foundational “People” Course for the Third Year Core
  • Fayez Gebali, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Merging and Updating Robotics Courses in ECE Department
  • Daniel Hoffman, Department of Computer Science
    Online Skills Assessment in the First Computer Programming Course
  • Tim Iles, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies
    Precarious Programs, Stable Solutions: A Comparison of Successful Small Departments/Programs in North America
  • LillAnne Jackson, Faculty of Engineering
    Assessing Engineering Program Outcomes
  • Carrie Klatt, Department of Philosophy
    Online Practice Assignments for Scientific Reasoning
  • Silke Klenk, International Office
    Support for faculty members in administering international field schools/summer programs
  • Kirk McNally, School of Music
    Let’s Make a Scene: Enhancing Learning and Engagement in the Combined Major Program in Music and Computer Science (MUCS)
  • Tara Ney, School of Public Administration
    Dialogue, Deliberation, and Civic Engagement

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants:

  • Warwick Dobson, Department of Theatre
    Using Drama to Teach Health Advocacy to Medical Students
  • Gina Harrison, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies and Special Education
    Instructional Approaches for Improving the Accuracy of Achievement Test Administration and Scoring by Special Educators in Training
  • Svetlana Oshkai, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Math 102 Course and Delivery Modes Redesign
  • Anthony Quas, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Registration Time and Student Success

2012-2013 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

  • Laura Cowen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Creating a Course Supplement for STAT 256
  • Misao Dean, Department of English
    Improvement of the Delivery of the Writing Component of English 146
  • Peter Driessen, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Teaching Telecommunications Engineering Using Software Defined Radio
  • Rod Edwards, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Use of Mazur Method in Math 100
  • Jane Gair, Division of Medical Sciences, Island Medical Program
    Does targeted training to improve questioning skills for basic science for problem-based learning (PBL) tutors improve student exam outcomes and attitudes about PBL in undergraduate medical education?
  • Fayez Gebali, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Developing a New Course on Hardware Security
  • Robert Gifford, Department of Psychology
    How to Maximize the Learning Benefits of Student Participation in Psychological Research
  • Robert Gifford, Department of Psychology
    Improving Student Evaluations of HDCC 200
  • Brent Mainprize, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
    Taming the Dragon’s Den with a Taxonomy to Enhance Expertise Acquisition
  • Donna McGhie-Richmond, Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
    Integrating iPads Within a Universal Design for Learning Framework to Support Pre-Service Teachers’ Instructional Planning for Diversity
  • Tim Pelton, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    Implementation and Evaluation of a 1:1 Tablet Computing Initiative in Teacher Education
  • Julia Rochtchina, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
    Integrating L2 Typing in the Russian Language Classroom
  • Paul Schure, Department of Economics
    Question and Answer Synthesis: Do Students Perform Better if they Create their Own Questions?
  • Martin Smith, Department of Psychology
    Creating Community in Large First Year Classes: The Effect of Facilitated Experiential “Micro-Communities”
  • Holly Tuokko, Centre on Aging
    Infusing Aging-Related Content into the Undergraduate Curriculum
  • Grace Wong Sneddon, Department of Vice President Academic and Provost
    Let’s talk about mental health!

2011-2012 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

  • Elizabeth Borycki, School of Health Information Science
    Development, Dissemination and Evaluation of Electronic Nursing Documentation and EHR Learning Tools for Nursing Education
  • Laurence Coogan, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
    A pilot study of a new opportunity to enhance student learning in Earth Sciences using exploration based computer simulations
  • Frederick Grouzet, Department of Psychology
    Experiential Learning (II): Guided Journal Writing and Inspiration
  • Anne Marshall, Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies
    Teaching Community Partnership and Engagement in Graduate Research Courses
  • April Nowell, Department of Anthropology
    Living in a Material World: Learning about Textile Production in Ice Age Europe
  • Laura Parisi, Department of Women's Studies
    Connecting the Local with the Global: Experiential Learning, Community Based Research, and International Development
  • Charlotte Schallie, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
    Reciprocal Peer-Assisted Language Learning: Building Fluency in the Post-Secondary German Classroom
  • Lynne Siemens, School of Public Administration
    Impact of Instructors' Understanding of Privacy and Confidentiality within an Online Classroom
  • Peter Wild, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The Educational Effectiveness of Two Integrated Courses in Engineering Design and Communications
  • Karen Yuen, Department of English
    No More Hide and Seek: Maximizing Student Participation with the VARK-based Discussion Circle

2010-2011 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

  • Benjamin Bolden, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    Beyond the essay: Understanding the impact of podcasts and blogs on students' learning experiences
  • Warwick Dobson, Department of Theatre
    Role-play as an effective learning strategy for TA Interpersonal Skill Development
  • Robert Gifford, Department of Psychology
    The Usefulness of Laboratories in Psychology Undergraduate Classes
  • Frederick Grouzet, Department of Psychology
    Experiential Learning (I): Project-Based Journal Writing
  • Daniel Hoffman, Department of Computer Science
    A Web Tool for Active Code Reading
  • Kin Fun Li, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Enhancing Learning Activity and Experience in a Final-Year Engineering Design Project Course
  • Gary MacGillivray, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Student success in Math and Stats Part I: Student Engagement (Year Two)
  • Marjorie McIntyre, School of Nursing
    The Influence of Peer Dynamics on Student Online Learning
  • Joe Parsons, Counselling Services
    Problem Solving Skills
  • Michael Raven, Department of Philosophy
    Learning philosophy through peer-review
  • Catherine Richardson, School of Social Work
    Revolutionizing Risky Conversations: Teaching About Violence and Resistance Safely in a Violent World
  • Kathy Sanford, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    Focusing on Student Success and Diversity: Redesign of the CRW
  • Charlotte Schallie, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
    Reciprocal Peer-Assisted Language Learning: Building Fluency in the Post-Secondary German Classroom

2009-2010 Learning and Teaching Development Grants

  • Elizabeth Borycki, School of Health Information Science
    Evaluating the Impact of Cooperative Education Upon the Development of Health Informatics Professional Competencies
  • Elizabeth Borycki, School of Health Information Science
    Introducing the Electronic Health Record into Health Informatics Education
  • Gweneth Doane, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    Professional Development for Graduate Students: The Impact and Implications of Teaching Assistant Consultants
  • Jane Gair, Division of Medical Sciences
    The ISW: How Effective is this Workshop at Preparing Participants for Teaching?
  • Jane Gair, Division of Medical Sciences
    Improving volunteer engagement in the UVic Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program by expanding training, support and recognition
  • Fraser Hof, Department of Chemistry
    Peer-Led Team Learning in Advanced Organic Synthesis
  • Mark Laidlaw, Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Implementing tutorials in undergraduate Physics courses
  • Gary MacGillivray, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Student success in Math and Stats Part I: Student Engagement
  • Gary MacGillivray, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Student success in Math and Stats Part II: Student Readiness
  • Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
    Problem Solving in Chemistry
  • Marjorie McIntyre, Department of Nursing
    The experience of online learning for MN students
  • Christine O’Bonsawin, Department of History and Indigenous Studies
    LE,NONET Indigenous Awareness Online Modules
  • Mary Sanseverino, Department of Computer Science
    Interceding before the Tipping Point: Monitoring student engagement to intervene early for student success
  • Megan Swift, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
    Assessing Russian Heritage Learner Success in First Year
  • Jun Tian, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies
    Knowing our students: Needs, objectives, and backgrounds of Chinese language learners
  • Marie Vautier, Department of French
    Creating of On-Line Bibliographies for multi-level and interdisciplinary course(s)
  • Peter Wild, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Assessing the Educational Effectiveness of an Integrated Course in Engineering Design and Communications
  • James Young, Department of Philosophy
    Online Tutorial Systems for Critical Thinking and Elementary Logic

Community-engaged learning curricular development fund

2015-2016

  • Sandra Hundza, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education
    Community-engaged learning in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.
  • Collette Smart, Department of Psychology
    The Intergenerational Dialogues: A Workshop to Facilitate Contact and Communication Between Undergraduates and Older Adults
  • Jordan Stanger-Ross, Department of History
    Course redesign for: HSTR 329B: Race and Ethnicity in Canada since 1900
  • George Tzanetakis, Department of Computer Science
    Expanding the reach of the UVic Music Information Retrieval course
  • Jennifer Wise, Department of Theatre
    Site-specific Community Play Project

2014-2015

  • Jacquie Green and Kirsten Mikkelsen, School of Social Work, Indigenous Specialization
    Redesign of Indigenous Specialization course, SOCW 391 “Indigenous Approaches to Healing"
  • Ryan Hilperts, School of Environmental Studies
    School of Environmental Studies Capstone Class and the Redfish School of Change
  • David Leach, Department of Writing
    Re-imagining Our Future Together: Digital storytelling as a bridge between campus and civic culture
  • Charlotte Schallié, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
    Teaching about the Holocaust: Graphic Novels and Film

2013-2014

  • Cameron Owens, Department of Geography
    Support for all Geography courses with special focus on: GEOG 209 Resource Management, GEOG 219 Geography of BC, GEOG 353 Coastal and Marine Resources, GEOG 355 Coastal Communities and GEOG 453 Consilience Field School

We have a number of scholarships to support your professional development related to learning and teaching.

Teaching-stream faculty scholarship fund

This fund provides financial support to teaching-stream faculty who seek to participate in a range of professional development activities related to the scholarship of teaching and learning including, but not limited to, attending academic conferences, engaging in research, and making scholarly presentations. Submission deadlines are March 31st and September 30th each year.

Funding is for professional development activities occurring within the 6 months before or the 12 months after the application deadline.

Deadline for submissions is 4:00 PM on March 31st and September 30th.

Continuing sessional lecturer scholarship fund

This is a fund to support the professional development of Sessional Lecturers designated in their appointment as Continuing by Human Resources at UVic. The application guidelines and forms have been revised, March 2017.

Adjudication of applications now occur on a monthly basis. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Term sessional lecturer scholarship fund

This is a fund to support the professional development of Term Sessional Lecturers at UVic. Funds are available on a first-come first-reviewed basis. Funds will be allocated as resources permit from the start of each fiscal year (April 1st). Funds for this fiscal year (2017-2018) have been fully allocated to qualified applicants. At this time, we are not accepting further applications. The next fiscal year will commence on April 1, 2018. The date for submission of applications for the next fiscal year of funding has yet to be determined. Check back to this website for further information in Fall 2017.