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5 LITE Seed Grants awarded to innovative teaching and learning projects; LITE Full Grant applications due October 1

Thursday, August 23, 2018

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) Seed Grants.

Since 2012, 80 LITE Seed Grants of up to $5,000 have been awarded to instructors and staff investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching and fostering deep student learning at Waterloo. Recipients across campus have explored topics ranging from transcultural learning to ePortfolios, Communities of Practice to undergraduate teamwork development workshops, and more. We are excited to announce the funding of five new projects this year:

Along with Seed Grants, the LITE Grant program offers Full Grants, which provide funding up to $30,000 for large-scale investigations. The next deadline is October 1.

For more information, you can explore the LITE Grant website, which includes application guidelines, descriptions of funded projects, and sample proposals. If you are considering applying for a grant and would like guidance on your project or feedback on your application, please contact Kristin Brown at the Centre for Teaching Excellence.