This Week for Faculty: 3 things to know about applying for a Provost’s Teaching and Learning Grant

by | Apr 4, 2022

1. Support is available

The CTL is here to help you through the application process. From initial idea to proposal drafting, the CTL is available to consult with you on your teaching, course, or curricular innovations. Join us for the Assessment Tune-Up for Provost’s Grant Applicants on April 7, 12-1:15pm.

2. Lots of options

There are eight grant types to choose from. Learn more through the summary of funding opportunities. You can start small by applying for an Innovative Course Module Design which supports experimentation with a new pedagogical strategy or tool.

3. Go for it!

The deadline is May 2, so there is still plenty of time. Applications are up to five pages. Work on funded projects can begin in fall 2022 or summer 2022. Reach out to schedule a consultation today!

Events This Month

Teaching with CourseWorksApril 4, 2:00-3:30pm
Explore how to create community, support student engagement, and assess student learning using CourseWorks, Columbia’s learning management system.

Assessment and Grading with Columbia Tools: April 5, 12:00-1:30pm
Explore assignments, quizzes, and the gradebook in CourseWorks as well as a newly available tool, Gradescope.

2022 Provost’s SOLER Seed Grants (PSSG) Information Session: April 6, 2:00-3:00pm
Join us for a virtual panel with past Provost’s SOLER Seed Grants (PSSG) faculty awardees who will share how they are collaborating with SOLER to perform Discipline-Based Education Research in their courses and departments. The panel is intended for faculty interested in applying for the 2022-2023 PSSG cycle and will include a Q&A session.

Addressing Challenges to Equitable Assessment: April 6, 2-3pm
This session will help participants identify several common challenges to equitable assessment, as well as possible strategies to address these challenges as they arise.

Assessment Tune-Up for Provost Grant Applicants: April 7, 12-1:15pm
This session, for any faculty interested in applying for the innovative teaching grants offered by the Office of the Provost, is a short workshop on writing the evaluation and assessment section of the grant proposal.

Understanding and Doing Antiracist Classroom Assessment: April 27, 12:30-2:00pm
This workshop considers what antiracist assessment can be in university courses and how faculty from across disciplines from Humanities to STEM courses can meaningfully engage in it.


Office Hours 
Join us for office hours via Zoom (or phone) Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm to have your questions answered about teaching with instructional technology.

Schedule an in-person or virtual consultation to discuss any teaching and learning need by emailing or email the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department.