Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG)

About TEG

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The Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG) provide monetary support for scholarly projects that investigate and aim to improve teaching and learning practices. The grant is intended to promote reflective and outcomes-based teaching and learning.

Application is open to all faculty teaching members of NUS, working either individually or in small groups, whether inter-departmentally or inter-faculty.

Application for TEG AY 2019/2020 is CLOSED.


For further information about TEG, please contact:

Johan GEERTSEMA
Director, CDTL
e-mail: cdthead@nus.edu.sg

Adrian LEE
Deputy Director, CDTL
e-mail: cdtaml@nus.edu.sg

Pansy KOK
Senior Manager
e-mail: cdtkmhp@nus.edu.sg

Aini JAAFAR
TEG Programme Coordinator
e-mail: cdtaj@nus.edu.sg

Call For Proposals

Application for the Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG) for AY 2019/2020 is CLOSED.

Types of Grants

The TEG provides monetary support for scholarly projects that investigate and aim to improve teaching and learning practices. The grant is intended to promote reflective and outcomes-based teaching and learning.

The TEG will support the following types of projects:

Type Category Project Period Maximum Grant amount per project
Learning Improvement Projects Short-term projects and activities that will enhance teaching and learning 1-year
(Aug 2019 – Jul 2020)
$10,000
Long-term projects – more extensive and longitudinal projects that will significantly enhance teaching and learning 2–3 years
(Aug 2019 – Jul 2021/2022)
$25,000
Education Conference Financial assistance for presentation (paper or other formats) at education conferences or in education track of a disciplinary conference (only conferences that peer review abstracts will be considered) For education conferences held between May 2019–Oct 2019

[Subject to availability of funds, a further call will be made in Sep 2019 for education conferences that fall between Nov 2019–Apr 2020]
$5,000

Details on selection criteria, and submission of proposals can be found here.

Application Forms


Timeline

Pre-Award
21 Feb 2019 Call for Proposals
1 Apr 2019 Closing date for submission of proposals
Apr 2019 Review of proposals by TEG Review Panel
May - Jun 2019 Chat sessions with shortlisted applicants, for clarifications and refinements to proposals
Notification of outcome of proposals
Acceptance of grant by successful applicants
Jun - Aug 2010 Application to NUS Institutional Review Board (IRB) by successful applicants/principal investigators (PI) for studies involving human subjects
Notification of IRB review approval/exemption
Creation of project funding WBS
Release of awarded TEG funds to project WBS under PI
First project meeting
Project commencement

Post Award
Jul 2019 1-year projects: submission of Final Report, Statement of Account and closure of project WBS
2-3 years projects: submission of Progress Report
Jul 2020/2021 2-3 years projects: submission of Final Report, Statement of Account and closure of project WBS
2019-2021 Dissemination of research in publications, international journals, conference papers, workshops/seminars, campus conference


Education Conference Applications will be reviewed by the CDTL Review Team and applicants will be informed of outcome by end Apr to early May 2019.

TEG Final Report

Projects Awarded

Projects Awarded in 2018

The Teaching Enhancement Grant provides monetary support for professional development activities or research projects to promote reflective and outcome-based teaching and learning.

No. of Learning Improvement proposals received: 29
No. of Learning Improvement proposals awarded: 12

1-year projects:

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a theory-based pedagogical framework for experiential learning
  • Embedding and Evaluating Critical Academic Literacies in Upper Level Computer Science Modules
  • Retention and Application of Knowledge using Blended-Learning Approach in a Nursing Module for Year One Nursing Undergraduates
  • Understanding Singapore Medical Students Learning of High Value, Cost Conscious Care
  • Determining performance rubrics to evaluate medical science educators - a ground up approach


2-3 year projects:

  • Embedded written communication skills in Engineering - implementation and evaluation of impact on students' writing performance
  • Reflecting in undergraduate nursing: An interdisciplinary approach to embedding critical reflection in undergraduate nursing practice
  • Virtual Breast Oncoplastic Surgery Simulator (VBOSS): A novel training tool in breast surgery
  • Evaluation of Teaching Quaity for Mixed-based Learning using Triangulation Method
  • Evaluating and enhancing the effectiveness of a new internship program in training of essential generic skills for future-ready graduates
  • Self-regulated learning (SRL) strategies among preclinical and clinical students
  • Teaching Effectiveness, Course Evaluations, and Student Outcomes

View Projects Over The Years.