Programs, Grants & Awards

Georgia State Faculty and Instructors

Fellowships & Grants:


Faculty Teaching Fellowships

University Faculty Teaching Fellowships support faculty who demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and who are actively participating in the scholarship of teaching and learning research. Learn More >



Mini-grants are made to support education and scholarship of teaching and learning projects. 7-8 mini-grants are awarded each year to support new teaching projects or expand on current projects each year. Learn More >



Active Learning Program

Participants in the Active Learning Program teach in the CS 226 active learning classroom and get access to CETL resources for assistance designing course activities that take advantage of the room’s features. CS 226 allows for new modalities of student engagement and increased peer-to-peer interaction. Learn More >


Critical Thinking Through Writing

The CETL provides support for the Critical Thinking Through Writing Program.All students seeking baccalaureate degrees are required to complete a critical thinking through writing (CTW) requirement. Learn More >


Digital Literacy Initiative

Faculty participating in the Digital Literacy Initiative are asked to reexamine their courses to incorporate digital literacy components that are specific to their fields, with the aim of helping students’ think digitally and develop skills vital to succeeding in their professions and in post-graduate studies. Learn More >


Faculty Teaching & Learning Communities

2016-17 Faculty Teaching & Learning Communities include Surviving (and Enjoying) Your First Year of Teaching, Digital Literacy Across the Curriculum, Exploring Adaptive and Personalized Learning, Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in STEM Education at Perimeter College, Changing your Students’ Minds: Student Motivation and Self-Efficacy. Learn More >


Signature Experience Courses

Signature Experience courses are high-impact educational practices that make learning come alive and provide real-world engagement with course content. Learn More >


Work with a Student Innovation Fellow

Student Innovation Fellows develop expertise and share ideas around emerging technologies and instructional innovations, with particular attention to enhancing learning and research at Georgia State University. Learn More >


Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) describes a set of pedagogical practices grounded in the premise that writing plays an indispensable role in developing critical thinking skills, learning discipline-specific content, and building competence in the modes of inquiry and dissemination specific to various disciplines and professions. Learn More >



Pedagogical Mentorship Award

Each year, graduate students are asked to nominate a faculty member who has served as a teaching inspiration and mentor. Learn More >


Part-Time Instructor Pedagogy Award

Awarded to a part-time instructor who shows dedication to teaching and to the development of student learning. Learn More >

Perimeter College Only

Instructional Enhancement Grant

Instructional Enhancement grants reward projects that improve instructional processes on campus. Apply >

Graduate Students

grad_ped_awardGraduate Teaching Assistant Pedagogy Award

Awarded to a graduate student who exhibits exceptional work in the classroom and a dedication to improving his or her craft. Learn More >

University-wide & Beyond


University-Wide & More Opportunities

CETL helps coordinate university-wide Faculty teaching awards. Grants are currently available related to creating Signature Experience courses.

Additionally, faculty can apply for a Governor’s Teaching Fellowship and the USG Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellowship.

CETL Grant-Funded Projects


Grant-Funded Projects

CETL participates in and supports a number of grant-funded, cross-university and cross-institution projects. Learn More >