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Catalyst Course Design Program (Individual)

In partnership with the Office of the Provost, the TCLT offers a course design/redesign program for faculty to use to refresh or retool their teaching. The program utilizes the work of Dee Fink (Creating Significant Learning Experiences, 2013), and encourages the use of high impact practices, experiential and active learning strategies, and reflective assessment.

Click here for more information about the program objectives, eligibity and terms.

Participants in the Winter 2018 cohort include:

  • Daniel Hummel, Assistant Professor, Political Science/MPA Program
  • Fadi Mohsen, Assistant Professor Computer Science
  • Mike Sevick, Associate Professor, Art

Participants in the Fall 2017 cohort inlcude:

  • Joshua May, Lecturer, Music (Music 100, Introduction to Music)
  • Gary Maynard, Assistant Professor, Sociology (Sociology 100, Introduction to Sociology)
  • Diane Washington, Lecturer, English (English 111)

Funding Opportunity:

Catalyst Collaborative Grant

The TCLT is pleased to award grants for collaborative projects. The program reflects the core principles of the Catalyst Course Design (CCD) program and aims to support pairs or teams of faculty across multiple courses in their efforts to retool their teaching, institute "high impact practices," experiential/active learning pedagogies, and reflective assessment.

The application process for the 2017-18 academic year has closed.

2016-2017 Catalyst Collaborative Grant recipients include:

  • Matt Wyneken, Associate Professor and Elizabeth Cunningham, Assistant Professor, Education, $2,500 to support the development of new courses for the new Master's in Mathematics Education for Elementary and Early Childhood Educators.
  • Leslie Smith and Amy Yorke, Assistant Professors, Physical Therapy and Megan Keiser, Assistant Professor, Nursing, $2,500 to support to an exploratory study regarding discharge protocol.
  • Joshua May and Patrick Prouty, Lecturers, Music, $2,500 to support innovations in applied music courses.