Teaching Scholars is a high caliber professional development program to help faculty develop, evaluate, and disseminate innovative teaching practices that will enhance learning.

For more information about the Teaching Scholars Symposium, click here.


Participants will:

  • Conduct a literature search and review
  • Write a research purpose, question, or hypothesis
  • Complete an IRB human subjects research determination or research protocol
  • Apply best practices in survey methodology
  • Distinguish between study designs
  • Write an educational grant
  • Disseminate findings


  • Participants’ commitment: 10-months, Fall-Spring*
  • Online and face-to-face interactive seminars
  • Individualized project
  • Expert support, mentoring, and collaboration
  • Write a grant application
  • Review other grant applications
  • Present at a campus-wide seminar
  • Interact with a national expert

*Some individuals’ projects will necessarily extend beyond 10-months. The Office of Educational Development will continue to support these projects.