Teaching awards are offered each spring term and are open to Purdue Fort Wayne faculty. Applications are due by the Monday following spring break. View the nomination guidelines for specific details regarding eligibility.
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ONLINE OR HYBRID TEACHING
The purpose of the Excellence in Online or Hybrid Teaching Award is to recognize an individual whose online and/or hybrid teaching has consistently and measurably enhanced student learning.
FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD
The purpose of the award is to honor a faculty member for outstanding performance in the area of teaching. The faculty member so honored will have demonstrated exceptional ability in communicating and stimulating students' desire to learn in the classroom, on the campus, and in the community.
LEEPOXY PLASTICS, INC. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING
This award will benefit faculty at Purdue University Fort Wayne who demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching. The accomplishment can result from a single activity, project or course to encourage innovative teaching and learning experiences.
FACULTY ACADEMY ON EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING (FACET)
FACET is an Indiana University Presidential Initiative to promote and sustain teaching excellence. Each year approximately 20-25 candidates from across the IU campuses, including Purdue Fort Wayne, are selected as new members.
CELT Summer Instructional Development Grants
CELT's Summer Instructional Development Grants provide Professional Development funds and support to assist faculty who wish to significantly enhance existing courses through redesigned, creative, and/or innovative teaching and learning approaches that improve student learning and success at PFW. These grants also allow faculty to enhance their skills, experiment with new teaching methods, and engage in scholarly teaching.
Example projects include, but are not restricted to, those that would enhance existing courses through:
- Innovative uses of technology, including Brightspace
- Implementation of high-impact practices or emerging pedagogies
- Significant redesign of course materials or learning experiences
- Interdisciplinary approaches to course delivery and instruction
- Classroom research to measure the effectiveness of specific teaching approaches
Individuals and teams are welcome to apply for these grants.
Applications are due January 16, 2024.
Purdue Brightspace Innovation Grants
The Purdue Brightspace Innovation Grant program is open to instructors and staff at all Purdue campuses. The program invites proposals for innovative projects that leverage Brightspace to promote high-quality instruction, improve outcomes for instructors/students, or foster other new and emerging approaches to teaching.
Applications are due October 23, 2023
For more details:
Course Design Grant Call for Applications
CELT is excited to offer this open call for applications for our Course Design Grant. Limited seats are available for this cohort-style program. This 16-week program aims to support early-career PFW instructors with the design of one course. Participants will receive support through group workshops and one-on-one consultations. For more details, please review the grant program description. Questions can be directed to Katie Jia ([email protected]).
Applications are: CLOSED
To apply, please complete this Qualtrics form.
CELT Uplifting Brightspace Grant
CELT is excited to offer this open call for applications for our Uplifting Brightspace Grant. Limited seats are available for this cohort-style program. Recipients will have the opportunity to redesign their course(s) through CELT Workshops, One on One Consultations, and independent work with CELT support. Our approach will use a student-driven approach based on PFW student survey data and pedagogical best practices.
- For additional details, see the program description: Uplifting Your Brightspace Courses in Pedagogically Sound Ways
- Questions can be directed to Heidi Jung [email protected], CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer.
- Courses of any modality qualify.
Applications are: CLOSED
To apply: please complete this Qualtrics form.