Grants and Funding

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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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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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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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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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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Duke Digital Initiative Funding

Co-sponsored by Learning Innovation and Duke’s Office of Information Technology, the Duke Digital Initiative (DDI) advances awareness and use of new and emerging technologies in support of teaching and learning at Duke. Duke instructors can receive funding to explore technologies, attend a conference or create visualizations through DDI’s Call for Proposals.

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More Teaching Initiatives

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

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