Grants and Funding

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Learning Innovation provides grants and funding opportunities for Duke faculty to explore, develop and evaluate innovation in their teaching. View our archive of past grants and awarded projects to get ideas.

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Jump Start Grants

Mini grants provide seed money to Duke faculty to support the implementation of active learning or student-centered learning in undergraduate courses.

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Course Design Institute

The Course Design Institute provides the opportunity to learn and apply a foundational, best-practice approach to designing dynamic, learning-focused courses in any discipline in a compact 3-day program.

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Faculty Fellows

The Faculty Fellows program provides semester- or year-long support and development for a group of faculty working together to incorporate new and innovative pedagogies into the curriculum of a program or department.

The Fellowship is open to groups of five or more full-time Duke faculty. Each faculty participant receives $500 per semester, and the group receives extensive consulting from our expert staff.

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Bass Digital Education Fellows (for Duke Ph.D. students)

The Bass Digital Education Fellowship is a new year-long fellowship program to provide Duke Ph.D. students professional development opportunities in the growing area of digital teaching and learning. The fellowship offers participants the opportunity to collaborate on leading-edge projects in partnership with Duke faculty  under the guidance of Learning Innovation, where we support faculty to advance teaching innovation, to explore new digital technologies for learning, and to develop new online education models and programs. 

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Online Education Project Funding

Online Duke offers funding and other resources for online education projects created by Duke instructors and departments and for research on data from Duke’s open online courses.

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More Teaching Initiatives

Explore other opportunities for funding and support for teaching at Duke.

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