Support for Faculty Travel
Curricular Development Projects
Faculty members are invited to apply for funding to support activities related to teaching. These activities may include
- curricular development projects,
- classroom visitors,
- course-related fieldtrips,
- faculty reading groups and weekend seminars,
- faculty-faculty tutorials,
- on-campus summer workshops,
- professional meetings related to teaching,
- teaching and learning discussion groups,
- and workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies.
Proposal Evaluation Criteria:
- Does the proposal fit with the College's strategic priorities, especially the emphases on integrative and inquiry-based learning and interdisciplinary curricular development?
- Does the proposal exemplify and facilitate new or more effective kinds of teaching?
- Does the proposal use technological tools or skills that instructors would be unlikely to acquire without special funding?
- Does the proposal relate to courses that are, or will be, taught frequently?
- Has the proposal already been partly implemented, so that some course materials can already be examined and assessed?
- Does the proposal come from instructors who have not recently received similar grants?
- Would this proposal not be implemented as part of normal course development in the faculty member
- Is this proposal collaborative?For more information, please go to GrinnellShare (login required).
Leaves for Support of Faculty Scholarship
Grinnell College offers several leave programs for regular, full-time faculty.
Type of leave Link to Guidelines Harris Harris Guidelines Study Study Leave Guidelines Research Research Leave Guidelines Sabbatical Sabbatical Guidelines