Enabled by the generosity of Johns Hopkins Trustee and Sheridan Libraries National Advisory Council member Christopher Hoehn-Saric and the Smart Family Foundation, the Center for Educational Resources (CER) announces a grants program to support pedagogical innovation in humanities and social sciences disciplines (H/SS) at Johns Hopkins University. The focus will be on courses for Homewood undergraduate students. A full Request for Proposals is available in PDF format.
The CER seeks proposals from humanities and social science faculty for projects that broaden student access to 21st century careers. Proposals should either:
A range of proposals are invited. Examples of humanities-related projects funded by CER grant initiatives may be found on the RFP. For example, projects may:
Projects should build on and reinforce known best practices in education, including active learning, the encouragement of high level student-faculty interaction, and student collaboration. Proposals should demonstrate awareness of the variety of student learning styles.
CER staff are available to provide feedback on proposals before submission and offer assistance in identifying qualified students to work on projects. Questions may be directed to Macie Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-516-6165.
Proposals may be submitted by individual faculty, groups of faculty, single departments or multiple departments. Interdisciplinary proposals are encouraged. Targeted (established) courses must be listed or cross-listed in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences catalog.
Proposal Submission Deadline
The deadline for proposals has been extended to Wednesday, May 23, 2012 by 5:00 PM
Funding announcements will be made in June 2012.