Course Development Fellowship: Catholic Studies
The Institute of Catholic Studies offers up to six full course development grants of $3,500 and six partial course development grants of $1,000 to to full-time faculty with a proven track record of excellence in teaching who wish to create new courses or redesign current courses that meet the criteria for the Catholic Studies Program. The course must focus on the Catholic intellectual tradition and promote serious reflection on the Catholic tradition and its impact on the theories, perspectives, genres, or approaches within the specific discipline. The course should emphasize how Catholicism has informed or shaped the intellectual discourse in the discipline and the culture at large.
Proposals will be evaluated according to the criteria for Catholic Studies designation and the extent to which the Catholic intellectual tradition is an integral part of the course.
Recipients of the grant are permitted to teach one summer course.
Recipients will be required to submit a written report on the results of the grant including a completed syllabus, list of materials and bibliography. The report should be submitted to the Associate AVP for Faculty Development and Summer Programs by October 1 following the award period. A copy of the report must also be submitted to the Director of the Institute of Catholic Studies.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Years at JCU
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Full fellowship ($3,500)
Partial fellowship ($1,000)
Proposed course title
Please outline your tentative syllabus including the major topics, goals, and outcomes of the course, the reading list, and how these elements emphasize the Catholic intellectual tradition.
Please list resources you will utilize in preparing the course and explain how you will market the course.
Please submit a letter of support from the chairperson of your department, indicating the value of the course for the department, and guaranteeing that the course will be offered during the next academic year. You may also submit this letter separately to the Associate Academic Vice President for Academic Programs and Diversity.
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