Fellowship in Teaching Innovation

The purpose of the Fellowship in Teaching Innovation is to encourage Western faculty members (full-time and part-time) to pursue teaching innovations at Western University. Teaching innovation projects may take many forms, such as initiatives involving the novel incorporation of educational technology into classroom settings or developing new strategies for student engagement. The Fellowship exists primarily, but not exclusively, to support undergraduate and professional school teaching at the University, matching Western’s commitment to the highest standards and quality of undergraduate education.

Amount: up to $10,000

Deadline: Teaching Support Centre- March 1, 2012 (Decision by May 1)


  • The Fellowship is open to current faculty members (full-time and part-time) from any Western faculty (members of the Affiliated University Colleges are not eligible) at any stage in their teaching careers.
  • Fellowships may be awarded to support the development of a new innovation or in recognition of an existing innovation already in use at Western that would be enhanced by further development.

Selection Criteria

  • Impact or proposed impact on the quality of instruction at Western
  • Transferability to other courses/instructors
  • Sustainability of, and differentiation created for Western by, the innovation
  • Novelty of the innovation

Guidelines and Applications


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