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The world is changing at a blistering pace. With advances in technology, communication, culture, and innovation, new organizational needs - indeed new industries - arise almost overnight. While core degree programs provide a solid foundation, in our fast-paced world, new educational needs and opportunities emerge quickly. At Miami University, the microcredential initiative has been created as an opportunity to meet these emerging educational needs.

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Learning Innovation Grants

For the 2019-2020 academic year, eLearning is funding a series of grants to support course-level learning innovation. We invite proposals grounded in our commitment to creating high-quality learning experiences, and we seek to partner together to explore various learning innovations that may be able to foster or enhance the powerful and unique Miami learning experience.

All faculty and full-time instructors are invited to submit proposals focused on one or more of the new and emerging tools and technologies, approaches, and/or teaching strategies that we have listed as "exploration areas" for the 2019-2020 academic year. Funding levels for awards will vary between $500 - $1,000, depending on the type of project and resources required for implementation.

Apply for an innovation grant

Learning Innovation Fellows Experience

The Learning Innovation Fellows Experience (LIFE) is a year-long program designed to give individual faculty members a unique opportunity to be more deeply equipped in multifaceted, multimodal 21st Century pedagogy and be empowered to utilize their growing knowledge, skills, and abilities in new and exciting ways within the university. Those participating as a LIFE Fellow will not only foster innovation that enhances their own teaching practice but prepares them to make a larger impact on their discipline, department, division and encourage higher levels of student success.

Become a faculty fellow

Online Course Development Program

Develop a high quality, engaging course experience for your online students in full partnership with eLearning Miami. In this intensive program, you will be fully supported in every step of the process to design and develop a course that meets industry-based quality standards.

Find out more about OCDP