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ACC Course Redesign Fellowships

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TLED has created a comprehensive pilot faculty fellowship program focused on course redesign. These fellowships are designed to support faculty in the redesign of courses employing high-impact and best practices in specific instructional methods and strategies that support equitable outcomes in student success and build on the scholarship of the teaching profession. Each fellowship has time constraints, requirements, and expectations.

Below is an overview of the fellowships with links to additional information on the specific fellowships available.

Level 1: Qualifying for the Research Faculty Fellowship

Faculty are required to participate in entry- and mid-level training on course redesign. The goal is to implement new evidence-based teaching strategies and methods that support equitable student outcomes in the online and in-person classroom.

Examples include:

    • Online Course Redesign Academy
    • Liberal Arts Gateway
    • Service-Learning Summer Institute
    • Topical conferences/workshops/trainings

Completion of entry- and mid-level training on course redesign places candidates
in the selection pool for the Research Faculty Fellowship.

Current Level 1 Opportunities

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Faculty in the Research Faculty Fellowship will participate in additional training and professional development (in-house or external), and adapt a course implementing redesign strategies to identify the virtues and challenges of pedagogy and practice in an equity-focused framework.

Deliverables:

    • Enhanced redesigned course (May be shared as a BB template)
    • Prepare project brief (4 pages) on disaggregated course outcomes
    • Serve as a mentor to faculty in training programs

Possible Program Components:

    • Complete “Discover your Blind Spot” training
    • Participate in professional development opportunities
    • Explore redesign strategy pedagogy and practice
    • Design and develop or enhance a course
    • Assess disaggregated course outcomes
    • Serve as mentor
    • Assist with training

 

Compensation: $1,200 at the completion of the requirements by the designated timeline

Length of program: 1-year program – spring/summer/fall over 1 year

Fall Applications: Submit an application by the fall deadline

Prerequisites: Requires completion of Level 1 training and/or equivalent professional development.

Current Level 2 Research Faculty Fellowship Opportunities

Adobe Creative Campus

The 2021 Adobe Creative Campus Faculty Fellowship is a year-long opportunity for Austin Community College (ACC) faculty to learn how to integrate Adobe tools into their teaching to build engagement and foster 21st-century digital literacy skills.

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Gateway

The Liberal Arts Gateway Course Redesign Fellowship is a year-long opportunity for Austin Community College (ACC) LAG Faculty to conduct research within their teaching practice that leads to course enhancements.

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Great Questions

The 2021 Great Questions Faculty Fellowship offers ACC faculty the opportunity to join a small group workshop with Great Questions faculty members to redesign at least 40% of a course centered around the project and discussion-based study of core and transformative texts in the teaching discipline.

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Ipads in the Classroom

The 2021 iPads in the Classroom Faculty Fellowship is a year-long opportunity for Austin Community College (ACC) faculty to learn about alternative teaching methods that increase student engagement and success through the use of iPads.

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Internships

The 2021 Internship Faculty Research Fellowship is an opportunity for Austin Community College (ACC) faculty to focus on researching a problem related to internships by completing a literature review.

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Service-Learning

The 2021 Service-Learning Faculty Research Fellowship is an opportunity for ACC faculty to implement at least one service-learning section to better understand the virtues and challenges of service-learning pedagogy and practice. They will also deepen their understanding of contemporary service-learning issues through professional development.

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Faculty will choose a redesign strategy problem or issue to research with the goal of preparing a publishable article issuing tangible, actionable improvements and enhancements in the application of the redesign strategy within a framework of equity and inclusion. In addition, they will offer training and serve as a peer mentor to other faculty members.

Deliverables:

  • Write a publishable article based on research
  • Deliver training
  • Serve as a Consultant and Mentor to faculty fellows
  • Make Symposium Presentation

 

Possible Program Components (2 years):

  • Conduct research
  • Deliver training
  • Serve as a mentor/consultant
  • Attend related conference or training and report on the experience
  • Make a symposium presentation
  • Write a publishable article to be included in a knowledge base
  • Lead a Faculty Interest Group (FIG) or Faculty Learning Community (FLC)

Compensation: $1,200 at the completion of the requirements by the designated timeline

Length of program: 2-year program – spring/summer/fall over 2 years

Fall Applications: Submit an application by the fall deadline.

Prerequisites: Requires completion of the Level 2 program.

Current Level 3 Research Faculty Fellowship Opportunities

Coming Soon!

Contact

For any questions about Fellowships, please email tledcomms@austincc.edu.