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Course Transformation Grants

Inclusion Imperative Humanities Teaching Lab Course Transformation Support Grants

Humanities Teaching Labs (HTLabs) offer flexible, movable resources for course transformation, syllabus redesign, or the development of course projects. HTLab Course Transformation funding will support faculty and student training, digital and other tools, classroom technical support, speakers or consultants, stipends for community participants, and other teaching resources for community-engaged humanities teaching and learning that addresses the issues of race, equity, inclusion, and justice.

Proposals from full-time UMBC faculty will be accepted for up to $4,000 in HTLab support (per course) for between one and three courses to be offered in spring or fall 2020.

Before submission, applicants should discuss their proposed HTLab Course Transformation projects with Jessica Berman, Dresher Center Director and Inclusion Imperative Project Director, and/or Rachel Brubaker, Dresher Center Assistant Director. Send applications to with subject “HTLab Course Transformation Support.”

Applications for the Humanities Teaching Lab Course Transformation Support grants are now closed.