Teaching + Learning Development Grants

The Teaching and Learning Development Grant program recognizes teaching development as a scholarly activity and stimulates faculty-led investigation of new or innovative teaching and learning practices at Simon Fraser University. This program allows faculty members to identify questions about teaching and learning of particular interest to them, to apply the findings of their investigation directly to their teaching and to share their findings with their colleagues.

Eligibility requirements

Anyone holding a continuing or limited term faculty appointment, (i.e., SFUFA membership), at Simon Fraser University is eligible to hold a Teaching and Learning Development Grant (TLDG). Adjunct professors, sessional instructors or SFU staff members may be co-applicants. Proposals may be submitted by one or more faculty members; SFU staff members are encouraged to participate as co-applicants. 

Expectations of participants

In addition, TLDG recipients are required to:

  • submit project proposals requiring ethics approval to the SFU Office of Research Ethics for approval, if necessary. More information on TLDG projects & ethics >>;
  • submit a final report upon completion of the project (3-4 page written report); and
  • disseminate the findings of the project locally to interested departmental or faculty colleagues (e.g., presentation to colleagues, brown bag discussion session, content on departmental/faculty website etc.).

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