14 Years Supporting Quality Learning
Academic year 2014-2015 will be the fourteenth year of the Learning Grants program that supports projects designed to:
- enhance student learning
- promote student success
- further innovation in teaching and learning
Learning grants are flexible and intended to support ideas and projects at the appropriate stage of development. Qualifying proposals will range from formative ideas that explore learning concepts to fully tested models ready to be adopted and disseminated.
Grant Deadline Information:
2014-2015 Application Submission:
JANUARY 16, 2014 through MARCH 7, 2014
4:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014
Award Status Notification: April, 2014
Who Can Apply For Learning Grants?
All faculty, residential, adjunct, and one-year-only (OYO), administrators, and staff are eligible to apply.
Grant Preparation & Information Session:
Prior to submitting your grant proposal, you are required to discuss your project idea with your Vice President of Academic Affairs. You may also want to discuss your idea with your faculty development coordinator and department/division chair.
A grant information session will be held at Mesa Community College on Tuesday,February 4, 2:00 p.m. – 4:o0 p.m. in the Center for Teaching & Learning. Informal Q&A in CTL Lobby from 2:00 p.m. followed by a formal presentation at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the CTL Conference Room (AS-170). Don’t miss out!
iEngage 2.0: Promoting and Improving Student Success
The iEngage 2.0 Conference will be held at MCC in January and will showcase the excellent things faculty do to improve the Teaching & Learning process and engage our students, helping our students successfully meet their goals. Save the date now! Friday, January 3, 9am – 12 noon. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to see educators share their best practices for improving student success.
Call for Presentations
Do you have a lesson, activity, or strategy that improves Student Success or the Teaching & Learning in your classroom? You are invited to present about your innovative approaches to Teaching & Learning with your students! Presentations formats for iEngage2.0 may be any of the following:
• Poster presentation
• 15 minute oral presentation (includes 2 minute Q&A period)
• 30 minute oral presentation (includes 5 minute Q&A period)
• 60 minute interactive, workshop-style presentation
Group Presentations highlighting discipline, interdepartmental and other collaborative approaches are encouraged! Abstracts for presentations at the iEngage 2.0 Conference, limited to 150 words, must be received by 5 PM on Monday, December 2. Accepted presentations will be delivered at the conference on Friday, January 3, 9am to 12 noon.
To submit an abstract describing the content of your presentation, go to: http://tinyurl.com/iEngage2.
Join Turnitin for a series of FREE webcasts for educators that explore using web-based tools to provide feedback and enhance student success. Turnitin® is a service that is used by thousands of institutions in over 80 countries. It has a range of options, but the primary tool is its Plagiarism Prevention component, which has been purchased by MCCCD. Turnitin® is integrated with Canvas making it easy for you check for plagiarism in work submitted by students within Canvas. Learn more about using Turnitin® at MCC.
This FREE series will kick off on Monday, October 28, and will include 45-minute webcasts on the following:
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MCC Teaching & Learning Grants Available for Summer 2013 Projects
The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce that the College has made monies available to fund 2013 MCC Teaching & Learning Grant projects during Summer 2013. Applications for 2013 MCC Teaching & Learning Grants will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 1.
Apply Now! Accepting Applications Until May 1 at 5PM
For more information about 2013 MCC Teaching & Learning Grants, including links to download the Application Form, please see the Project CTL Webpage:
If you have any questions about the process, the instructions for how to fill out the form, or how to fill out the form, please contact John Griffith in the CTL by stopping by AS-164 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 480-461-7666.
Please note that the MCC Teaching & Learning Grants are different from the MCLI Learning Grants Program.