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Each year in partnership with other campus units the CTE offers teaching innovation grants designed to provide resources and support for faculty who are interested in exploring new and cutting-edge approaches in their teaching in ways that promise to enhance student learning. Funded grantees have the opportunity to participate in a cohort program as a part of the award process.

Digital Humanities Course Development Stipends

The Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) and the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) are pleased to announce stipends to support the development of digital humanities courses. A successful proposal will transform an existing USC humanities course into a Digital Humanities course by, for example, incorporating digital research methods or tools into a major course assignment or unit.  More Information

Distributed Learning Course Development Grants

The Center for Teaching Excellence, with support from the Office of the Provost, offers grants for the development of exemplary Distributed Learning (DL) courses that will enhance the overall quality, scope, and reach of teaching and learning at the University of South Carolina. More Information

Flipped Classroom Development Grants

If  you are a faculty member interested in the Flipped Learning Classroom Model, the Center for Teaching Excellence, with support from the Office of the Provost, offers a new grant program to support the development of exemplary courses that employ a flipped learning format. More Information

Global Learning Grants

Co-sponsored by the Study Abroad Office and CTE, Global Learning Grants are for the development of new study abroad programs (short term or exchange) or curriculum integration initiatives. More Information

Integrative Learning Teaching Innovation Grants

Many of us can think of activities we would have our students participate in outside of class, but how can we really leverage those activities to maximize their learning benefit? This grant program, co-sponsored with the Office of USC Connect, enables faculty to explore teaching methods and assignments that give students opportunities to reflect on, apply, and synthesize what they learn from multiple experiences and activities. More Information