Educational Development Grant
Educational Development Grants can be used for a wide variety of teaching related experiences, such as the application of new technologies in the teaching of specific courses; the development of new techniques to enhance instruction, to enrich resource materials, and to provide new learning experiences in specific courses and programs; the development of new courses to support new programs or new areas of study; the improvement of evaluation procedures within a given course or program; the development of new techniques in such areas as advising, counseling, and library usage; innovative use of our urban environment to provide a resource for certain courses or programs.
Faculty and academic staff as defined by the WSU/AAUP-AFT Agreement are invited to apply for awards under this provision. Proposals will be evaluated by the Educational Development Grant Committee and judged according to their quality and the degree to which they promise to contribute to the educational mission of the University as perceived by the Committee.
To apply, download the editable PDF application for the 2018-2019 academic year. The completed application should be a bookmarked PDF. This document provides instructions on creating bookmarks in PDFs.
Deadline for submission of proposals is February 2, 2018.
Awards will be announced by April 13, 2018.
Please contact the Office for Teaching and Learning at OTL@wayne.edu for inquiries regarding this program.
The Educational Development Grant Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 winners:
University Counselors Jennifer Crystal and Denise Wunderlich, Counseling & Psychological Services
Project: The Effectiveness of and Online, Psychoeducational Workshop in influencing Students to Adopt a Stress as Enhancing Mindset
Assistant Professor Lauren Kalman, Art & Art History
Project: Core Studio in Art Curriculum and Course Revisions and Additions
Assistant Professor Vijaya Kumar, Emergency Medicine
Project: Global Health and Infectious Diseases: Collaboration for the Development of a new Global Health Curriculum by the Global Health Section Department of Emergency Medicine
Senior Lecturer Laval Duncan, English
Project: Detroit Poets in Classroom Talks and Conversations
Past Educational Development Grant Awardees
Karen Krisher, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Mohammadreza Nasiriavanaki, College of Engineering
Stella Resko, School of Social Work
Lynn Smitherman, School of Medicine
Dora Apel, College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts
Mary Beth O'Connell, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Elizabeth Stoycheff, College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts
Ana Djuric, College of Engineering
Sheri Perelli, School of Business
Jeffrey Ram, School of Medicine & Donna Kashian, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Maha Saker, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Robert Akins, School of Medicine
Mohamed El-Sharkawi, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Joseph Weertz, School of Medicine
Cassandra Bowers & Fayetta Martin, School of Social Work
Justine Gortney, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Daniel Isaksen, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Tracy Neumann, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
S. Asli Ozgun-Koca, College of Education
Eric Troffkin, College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts
Yifan Zhang, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Michael Barbour, College of Education
Monica Brockmeyer, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Suzanna Dillon, College of Education
Marcus Dixon, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Yeau-Jian Liao, College of Engineering
Bob Pettapiece, College of Education
Chin-An Tan, College of Engineering
Mark Baskaran, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Julie Klein, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Marsha Richmond, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences