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All CiTE fellowships proposals are due via CiTE Fellowships page on Moodle by 5pm on ***MONDAY, April 7, 2014*** (new deadline, extended from Friday, April 4, 2014)

Moodle Fellowship Request for Proposals

CiTE Fellowship Cover Sheet

Purpose
Moodle Fellowships enable faculty members to identify best practices in the area of online class management, and make these methods available to colleagues through workshops and the development of training materials.
 
Fellowship Information  
Up to 10 proposals will be funded at $1500 per faculty member.
 
Fellowship Period:

  • May 22, 2014 (10am - 3pm): Mandatory Fellows Retreat (Please note: We consider the CiTE Fellows Retreat to be an important part of the fellowship experience; thus attendance at the Retreat is required of all Fellows. Failure to participate in the Retreat will result in a significant reduction in the fellowship stipend amount.)
  • September 2014 - May 2015: Fellowship period with mandatory scheduled meetings (at least 3)
  • April - May 2015: Fellowship Assessment Period
 
Fellowship Requirements:
In addition to serving as a resource in their department for the productive use of online learning tools at Columbia, all Fellows will also be required to:
  • Communicate with CiTE staff and attend scheduled meetings to relay progress of fellowship (at least 3 meetings) during the Fellowship Period
  • Successfully complete the CiTE'S "Getting Started in Moodle" Online Course
  • Compile digital documentation of best online teaching practices
  • Present fellowship process and results to Department and/or Academic School
  • Serve as technology resource (conduct or assist with online and/or face to face workshops) and CiTE Liaison to home Department
  • Submit project assessment and digital materials and participate in video interviews for online Exhibition Space

 
For additional information, please contact David Noffs (cite@colum.edu). We encourage questions; please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or ideas you may have.
 
Eligibility
The Moodle Fellowship is open to any part-time or full-time Columbia College Chicago faculty member. First time applicants strongly encouraged.  Though all applications will be considered, preference will be given to applicants who have not received funding from the CiTE in the past 2 academic years. All fellows must be available to attend the mandatory Fellows Retreat on May 22, 2014. Please do not apply at this time if you cannot be available on that date.


Application and Submission Information

2014 – 2015 Review Cycle
Friday, April 4, 2014: Completed applications due by 5:00pm
Monday, May 5, 2014: Applicants notified
Friday, May 9, 2014: Fellows announced at annual Academic Affairs soirée
Friday, May 16, 2014: Written acceptance of fellowship due
Thursday, May 22, 2014: CiTE Fellows Retreat (Note: We consider the CiTE Fellows Retreat to be an important part of the fellowship experience; thus attendance at the Retreat is required of all Fellows. Failure to participate in the Retreat will result in a significant reduction in the stipend amount.)

CiTE Faculty Fellowships are highly competitive. Please read all instructions carefully.

Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

In our ongoing pursuit of environmental sustainability, all CiTE Fellowship applications must be submitted as one complete .PDF document uploaded to the CiTE Fellowships page in Moodle by 5pm on Friday, April 4, 2014. (Information about how to combine multiple .PDF documents into one .PDF document can be found here). Applicants will also be prompted to fill out an online form on Moodle.

How to Apply

  • Download the CiTE Fellowship cover sheet and Request for Proposals for full application instructions.
  • When you are ready to submit your application, go to lms.colum.edu (You can also access Moodle from the Faculty & Staff web page (http://www.colum.edu/faculty_and_staff.php))
  • Log-in to Moodle with your OASIS ID# and password
  • Under “Course Categories,” click on Center for Innovation in Teaching Excellence
  • Click on CiTE Fellowships
  • Find the Fellowship category for which you are applying and follow the instructions provided