Please make sure you read the TSP program information and use the information provided to complete the Application to be a CETL Teaching Scholar to apply.

Criteria 

Teaching scholars will be selected by the CETL Advisory Committee and serve during a calendar year (January–December). Applicants may indicate the year they are applying for in the application. Each scholar should provide evidence of:   

  • Past recognition of teaching effectiveness as indicated by awards and/or other evidence of significant teaching accomplishments
  • Evidence of scholarly activities related to teaching such as publications, presentations, and educational service
  • Applicability of the proposed methodology to a large portion of the UNE community. Ideally, the proposed methodology will work at the undergraduate and graduate level and across disciplines.  
  • Quality of the proposed project. The goals of the proposed project should be clear and achievable within one year. The proposal should describe the plan in sufficient detail to clearly portray its connection to values in the UNE strategic plan and to advancing active, experiential learning. 
  • Quality of FLC topic and facilitation plan 

Faculty who serve as teaching scholars will not be considered for an additional term of service for a 3-year period after the conclusion of their last service

Application Guidelines

Applications must include the following: 

  • Year being applied for
  • Explain why the role of teaching scholar appeals to you 
  • Recognition of teaching effectiveness as indicated by awards and/or other evidence of significant teaching accomplishments
  • Evidence of scholarly activities related to teaching such as publications, presentations, and educational service
  • The teaching methodology you would like to promote and how you have implemented the methodology at UNE
    • You may link to external websites that explain the basics of the methodology and that provide documentation
    • Explain how this methodology could be utilized in other disciplines and at various educational levels (grad/undergrad)   
  • Description of the FLC topic, including key questions that will guide the community
  • Describe to whom your FLC will be marketed and if interest has already been shown in this topic
  • A plan for dissemination of the teaching method that will be implemented in addition to the FLC
    • Be reasonable in expectations of yourself and other faculty
  • Two letters of reference from peers describing your qualifications for this position 
  • Curriculum vitae  

Timeline 

  • November 22: Applications due 
  • December 6: Teaching scholars notified of acceptance 
  • If doing an FLC for 2020: 
    • December 13: FLCs Announced to UNE community 
    • January 6: Applications due for FLC participants 
    • January 17: Participants hear back  
    • January 31: Biddeford FLC kick-off for all facilitators and participants*
    • February 7: Portland FLC kick-off for all facilitators and participants* 

*Participants may attend either event

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