Bottom-up curriculum innovation through grants for lecturers

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The aim of this case study is to evaluate the bottom-up approach of curriculum innovation in higher education through the implementation of Teaching Innovation Grants (TIGs). Through the TIGs, lecturers were granted hours to innovate their course. Of the 81 applications, 52 were granted. The TIGs were implemented in BSc and MSc courses on topics in economics and business. Each grant touched upon one or more of the educational themes - (1) internationalization, diversity & inclusion, (2) ethics, responsibility & sustainability, (3) digital business & data science, (4) employability, and (5) active & blended learning - the faculty board has formulated as ambitions for improving and renewing what and how we teach in our degree programs. Overall, the TIGs has facilitated lecturers in innovating their teaching. They perceived the workload as manageable, but intensive. Support by teaching assistants and/or educationalist was an important factor for a successful implementation.

Originele taal-2English
TitelHEAd 2023 - 9th International Conference on Higher Education Advances
UitgeverijUniversidad Politecnica de Valencia.
Pagina's1131-1138
Aantal pagina's8
ISBN van elektronische versie9788413960852
DOI's
StatusPublished - 2023
Evenement9th International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd 2023 - Valencia, Spain
Duur: 19-jun.-202322-jun.-2023

Publicatie series

NaamInternational Conference on Higher Education Advances
ISSN van elektronische versie2603-5871

Conference

Conference9th International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd 2023
Land/RegioSpain
StadValencia
Periode19/06/202322/06/2023

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