Ursula Williams Faculty Fellowship
**The fellowship is suspended for academic year 2020-21. More information is forthcoming.**
The Ursula Williams Faculty Fellowship is a one-semester fellowship for Professors of Practice/Teaching Professors in the College of Arts and Letters that focuses on second language acquisition, technology and pedagogy. The fellowship entails:
- A course release for the semester of the fellowship. This course-release time, approximately 8-10 hours/week, should be devoted to working on fellowship-related material.
- Working closely with CSLC and Kaneb Center staff over the course of a semester to deepen and enrich the fellow's understanding of technologies, approaches, and best practices in second language acquisition.
- Producing an e-Portfolio containing ten (10) artifacts, reflections, and observations related to teaching with technology.
- Developing and completing a research project or a scholarship of teaching and learning study focused on an aspect of the Fellow's own teaching practice.
- Proposing an abstract and, if accepted, presenting a project at The Midwest Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference at IUSB in April.
- Attending a conference on college teaching within six months of the fellowship (funded up to $700). The CSLC highly recommends the Wakonse Conference on College Teaching in May.
- One-page explanation of how the fellowship will enhance the applicant’s teaching
- A brief statement of teaching philosophy
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of support from the relevant department chair agreeing to a course release if the application is successful
- Spring 2020 - Melissa Miller
- Spring 2019 - Wei Wang
- Fall 2019 - Tiziana Serafini
- Fall 2017 - Weibing Ye
- Spring 2015 - Chengxu Yin
- Fall 2015 - Elena Mangione-Lora
To apply, please send your application materials to Alessia Blad, Director of the CSLC.