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2013-2014 Creative Teaching Grant Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Friday, 15 November 2013 12:00 PM

The Office of Educational Excellence is now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Creative Teaching Grants. Proposal deadline is Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Any faculty member holding a tenured, tenure track or academic year contract appointment in any undergraduate academic unit of the University may apply. Awards may be up to $7500 or 11% of salary, whichever is less.

Creative Teaching Grants support intensive development of pedagogical resources for a course, a program, or a curriculum component. Grants should address the following goals
  • Foster creative or innovative instruction within Ball State University
  • Contribute to the enhancement of student learning;
  • Provide long-term benefit to the teaching and learning processes at Ball State University; and
  • Produce results or outcomes to be shared with colleagues.
Proposals addressing diversity are encouraged. Grant money may be available as early as Summer Semester 2014.

Please visit OEE's Creative Teaching Grant webpage for additional information including
  • a list of past recipients;
  • video clips of past recipients discussing their approaches to applying for and implementing a Creative Teaching Grant; and
  • a link to the 2013 2013 Creative Teaching Grant application manual (please note that the application cover sheets are the last two pages of the manual).
Further information may be obtained from by contacting the Office of Educational Excellence in TC 415 at 285-1763 or

Cynthia M Thomas, Chair
Creative Teaching Grant Committee