Grants and Funding

CIT provides grants and funding opportunities for Duke faculty to explore, develop and evaluate innovation in their teaching. View our archive of past CIT grants and awarded projects to get ideas.

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Jump Start Grants

CIT mini grants provide seed money to Duke faculty to support the implementation of active learning or student-centered learning in undergraduate courses.

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Instructional Technology Fellows

The Instructional Technology Fellows program provides year-long support for a group of faculty working together to incorporate instructional technology into the curriculum of a program or department to improve teaching and learning.

The Fellowship is open to groups of five or more full-time Duke faculty. Each faculty participant receives $500 per semester, and the group receives extensive support and training from CIT’s expert staff.

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Online Education Project Funding

Online Duke offers funding and other resources for online education projects created by Duke instructors and departments and for research on data from Duke’s open online courses.

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Duke Digital Initiative Funding

Co-sponsored by CIT and Duke’s Office of Information Technology, the Duke Digital Initiative (DDI) advances awareness and use of new and emerging technologies in support of teaching and learning at Duke. Duke instructors can receive funding to explore technologies, attend a conference or create visualizations through DDI’s Call for Proposals.

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