Teaching and Research Awards 2015

hand drawing light bulbWe are pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted for the next round of UK and International Teaching and Research Awards (TRA) funding for 2015.

The TRA scheme provides support for original pedagogic research studies that explore innovative practice in the areas of open and distance teaching and assessment, and the use of technology-enhanced learning to support effective practice.

UK Teaching and Research Awards

Applications are welcome from any staff member involved in the planning and/or the delivery of distance learning at either undergraduate or postgraduate levels within the University of London. Applications may be from individuals or groups within or across Colleges.  Collaborative projects between staff from University of London and other institutions are welcome

Awards have a value of up to £5000. We expect to approve four such awards in this round.  Full details and the application form for proposals can be downloaded below:

TRA 2015 application [pdf]

TRA 2015 application [word]

International Teaching and Research Awards

World map 2The international TRA 2015 scheme is open to submissions from recognised teaching institutions of the University of London International Programmes, or submissions from University of London lead Colleges with direct links to recognised teaching institutions internationally.

The awards will have a value of up to £3,000 each.  We expect to approve three such awards in this round.

Full details and the application form for proposals can be downloaded below:

International TRA 2015 [pdf]

International TRA 2015 [word]

General information

Priority in the current rounds will be given to –

Proposals surrounding the themes of:

  • Formative and summative assessment;
  • Understanding student expectations and enhancing the student experience;
  • Learning analytics.

Proposals that support the University of London International Programmes’ strategic areas, including:

  • Progression and retention;
  • Technological capability and innovation;
  • Programme development.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5 January 2015 at 5pm (GMT).

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MONDAY 12 JANUARY AT 5PM (GMT)

To discuss a proposal, or if you have any questions about the awards please contact the Sophie Harries at sophie.harries@london.ac.uk or 020 7862 8235.

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