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  1. Sep. 25, 20172017 Focus on Teaching WeekStudents walking

    CTE's 2017 Focus on Teaching Week runs from Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 6, and will offer nine different workshops on topics such as course design, problem-based learning, high-impact practices, and more. Feel free to register for any of the workshops! If you have questions, please contact Trevor Holmes

  2. Sep. 25, 2017LITE Full Grant applications due Oct. 1

    The Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Grants provide support for investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching with a focus on fostering deep student learning at the University of Waterloo. The deadline for the LITE Full Grants, which provide funding of up to $30,000, is October 1. 

    Important note: There have been a few changes to the LITE grant application process. Please carefully review the revised application guidelines and contact Crystal Tse or Kristin Brown if you have any questions.

  3. Sep. 11, 2017LITE Seed Grants recipients announced and call for Full Grant applicationslightbulb

    Recipients of the 2017 Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Seed Grants have been announced. Seven projects were funded, involving 20 faculty and staff members. More information about the recipients and their projects is available on the CTE blog. 

    LITE Full Grant applications are due October 1. For more information about the initiative, please visit the LITE grants program website, or contact Crystal Tse (ext. 31240) or Kristin Brown (ext. 32940) to discuss project ideas. 

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