Funding Opportunities

The TCLT is pleased to offer the following opportunties for faculty. All applications must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, November 18, 2016.

Faculty Development Grants

Course Design/Redesign Fellowships

Catalyst Collaborative Grants

New Faculty Institute

The New Faculty Institute program provides highly practical information about university services, stimulating conversation about pedagogical practices, and a network of support from other new faculty members.

Fall 2016 Schedule




Fall 2016 Teaching Discussion Series

Failure: An Essential Tool for Student Learning

As a follow-up to the preconvocation workshop, the TCLT invites you to continue exploring the idea of productive failure and how it can be used to foster student learning. Each session will fetaure faculty panelistsand robust discussion. Lunch provided.


The Art of Failure

Friday, October 14, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Black Box Thinking

Friday, November 18, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Descriptions are available on the event flyer


Workshop: Peer Observation & Feedback

The TCLT will offer opportunities for faculty learn about effective peer observation and feedback:

  • Friday, November 4, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Module 1)
  • Friday, December 2, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm (Module 2)
  • Friday, December 2, 12:30 - 1:00 pm (Module 3)

Workshop flyer



Science on Tap

Science on Tap is an informal gathering celebrating the research and work of those in the Flint community including faculty from UM-Flint and Kettering University.

The fall series kicks off Tuesday, September 13. All sessions held at Table & Tap located at 555 S. Saginaw Street, downtown Flint.

Fall 2016 schedule