Teaching & Learning Innovation Fund
Call for Proposals
What innovative initiative would you like to implement in your teaching ?

What teaching practice would inspire students and support learning?

The Teaching & Learning Innovation Fund supports faculty through a one-section release to develop, disseminate, and implement innovative practices and approaches to teaching and learning that advance Capilano’s mandate as a teaching-focused university. 
The Teaching & Learning Innovation Fund is available to all current full-time and part-time faculty.
Evaluation Criteria
  • Impact of the proposed initiative on teaching and student learning at CapU
  • Degree of innovation
  • Transferability to other courses/instructors and/or programs
  • Sustainability of the initiative
Requirements of Recipients
  • Attend kick-off meeting in September 2019
  • Submit a progress report by December 15, 2019
  • Submit a final report by April 30, 2020
  • Prepare materials to disseminate to faculty at Capilano
  • Present at the annual Teaching and Learning Symposium, May 4-8, 2020
  • Acknowledge funding support from the CTE on the dissemination of material related to the initiative
  • Agree to have their name, along with the description of their initiative shared on the CTE website and/or other publications
Submission Process
A proposal (maximum 5 pages) should include the following:

  • Name and department
  • Rational for initiative including how it advances teaching and learning at Capilano
  • Description of what makes the initiative innovative
  • Outcomes (what will the project achieve?)
  • Timelines
  • Plan for evaluating impact on learning
  • Potential benefits to other faculty and/or departments and/or students immediately and long term
Proposals due May 28 th . Adjudication decisions will be made by May 31st .
Email proposals to cte@capilanou.ca

The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) fosters excellence, innovation, and collaboration in teaching and learning by supporting faculty and staff through programming, mentoring, professional development opportunities, and research on effective teaching.