REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Global Learning Faculty Fellowship
The Office of Global Learning
Initiatives (OGLI) and the Office of the Provost invite you to apply for
a FIU Global Learning Faculty Fellowship.
Global learning fellowships fund research collaborations
between faculty and undergraduate students in order to generate new
knowledge and new ways of facilitating engaged classroom global
learning. This program is designed to cultivate global learning models
that combine research mentorship and innovative active learning
strategies. Funded projects will focus on increasing students’ global
awareness, global perspective, and global engagement. Global learning
faculty fellowship research will build institutional expertise at FIU
and expand knowledge of effective global learning strategies in higher
education. Recipients will share research findings at the annual FIU
Global Learning Conference and through high impact conferences and
Full-time faculty members. Although not required, preference will
be given to faculty who have attended a global learning professional
development workshop and/or have developed and/or taught a global
Proposals should describe a well-defined project that enhances
students’ global awareness, global perspective, and global engagement.
Strong proposals will address one of the 2010-2015 Worlds Ahead
Strategic Plan’s collaborative content themes: the arts, environment,
globalization, or health. They will also include a description of how
student learning will be assessed and how assessment data may be used to
improve the project’s effectiveness.
Maximum of $5000; up to four projects will be awarded.
-Application cover letter
-Project description, including the following: rationale for
support; research question(s) and methodology; strategies for applying
research methods and/or findings to promote active classroom global
learning; student learning outcomes; budget; strategies for assessing
learning and using assessment data for continuous improvement
Letter of endorsement from department chair.
To apply, submit application package by March 18, 2013
with “Global Learning Fellowship Proposal” in the subject line. A
sub-committee of the Global Learning Implementation Team will evaluate
proposals and awards will be announced at the Global Learning
Conference, April 18, 2013. Joint faculty proposals will be accepted.
Questions regarding the details of proposal preparation should be
sent to: Hilary Landorf, Director, Office of Global Learning