The Office of the Associate Vice President, Academic and the Centre for Teaching Excellence are pleased to announce the recipients of this term’s Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Full Grants.
Since 2012, 17 LITE Full Grants of up to $30,000 have been awarded to instructors and staff investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching and fostering deep student learning at Waterloo. We are excited to announce the funding of three new projects this year:
- Assessing Student Problem-Solving Skills: A Comprehensive Study of Engineering Design Days, Ada Hurst, Chris Rennick, Carol Hulls, Sanjeev Bedi, and Samar Mohamed
- Promoting Meaningful Learning in Computer Science Courses by Leveraging Concreteness Fading, Edith Law and Sangho Suh
- Student Podcasting as Project-Based Learning in Science Communication, David Janzen
For more information, you can explore the LITE Grant website, which includes application guidelines, descriptions of funded projects, and sample proposals. The next deadline for LITE Seed Grants is June 1, 2019. If you are considering applying for a grant and would like guidance on your project or feedback on your application, please contact Kyle Scholz or Kristin Brown at the Centre for Teaching Excellence.
Light bulb image provided by Matt Walker under the Creative Commons "Attribution-ShareAlike" license