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APS Teaching Fund

2020欧洲杯网站In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Teaching Fund is currently offering microgrants for online learning projects.

The APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science was established with the support of The David and Carol Myers Foundation and offers grants to support the teaching and public understanding of psychological science. Researchers from within and outside of the United States are encouraged to apply.

Special Initiative: Microgrants for Online Learning

Small Grants for Teaching Projects

APS Teaching Fund Steering Committee

Special Initiative: Microgrants for Online Learning

Visit APS’s COVID-19 resource page.

With the migration of classes to online formats, many teachers of psychological science are facing new territory. To help APS Members make this transition, APS has undertaken a Teaching Fund initiative to support and facilitate the development or dissemination of best practices for teaching psychological science online through grants up to $1,000.

Submit applications by July 3, 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should broadly address the categories below:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): Grants in this category support high quality, potentially publishable scholarship directed at online instruction in and learning of psychological science content.
  • Webinars and Virtual Meetings: Grants in this category support efforts that facilitate communication among teachers of psychological science who share common challenges related to online instruction and who would benefit from sharing ideas and resources.
  • Technology and Websites: Grants in this category support projects leveraging technological resources to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science content online, and to increase the reach and efficient dissemination of related resources.
  • Support for Individual Classes: Grants in this category support teachers developing resources to conduct their classes online as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Grantees will be asked to share the resources and compile lessons learned to share with the APS Membership.
  • Antiracist Curricula: Grants in this category support projects that aim to eliminate racial bias in online psychological science curricula and incorporate principles of racial justice into the online teaching of  psychological science content.
  • Other: The fund welcomes proposals for innovative projects to enhance the online teaching and learning of psychological science content.

Application Instructions

Request for Proposals

Small Grants for Teaching Projects

APS invites proposals for nonrenewable grants up to $5,000 to launch new projects broadly addressing the categories below:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): Grants in this category support high quality, potentially publishable scholarship directed at the teaching and learning of psychological science
  • Meetings and Conferences: Grants in this category support efforts that facilitate communication among teachers of psychological science who share common challenges and who would benefit from sharing ideas and resources
  • Technology and Websites: Grants in this category support projects leveraging technological resources to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science, and to increase the reach and efficient dissemination of related resources
  • Antiracist Curricula: Grants in this category support projects that aim to eliminate racial bias in psychological science curricula and incorporate principles of racial justice into psychological science curricula.
  • Other: The fund welcomes proposals for innovative projects to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science.

Application deadlines are March 1 and October 1. Application Instructions See Examples of Funded Projects Request for Proposals

Application Instructions

See Examples of Funded Projects

Request for Proposals

APS Teaching Fund Steering Committee, Spring 2020

Laurie Hunter (Chair), Christopher Newport University
Robin Cautin, Sacred Heart University
Kai Qin Chan, James Cook University, Singapore
Dante Dixson, Wayne State University
Fay Guarraci, Southwestern University
Adam Putnam, Furman University