The CTLE Faculty Fellow Award is an annual fellowship award to recognize one (1) faculty member for her/his commitment to excellence in teaching. The CTLE Faculty Fellow will be a full-time faculty member at Nevada State College (lecturer, tenure-track, or tenured) and will be selected via an application process. The award will include one course release/buyout (up to three credits) and a $2,000 conference travel grant to present at a national or international conference on teaching and learning. Applications are encouraged from all interested full-time faculty; preference will be given to applicants who have completed the CTLE Teaching Academy: Foundations of Teaching Certificate.
The CTLE Faculty Fellow will engage in the following services and activities during the academic year:
Hon-Vu Duong, MD
Dr. Duong’s fellowship projects: research on interdisciplinary collaboration and instructional technology.
Nathan Silva, PhD
Dr. Silva’s fellowship projects: provided professional development support to faculty in converting their courses from face-to-face to online and also implementing gamification.
Kayla Bieser, PhD
Dr. Bieser’s fellowship projects: analyzed data related to her work on Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) in her genetics course, expanded CURE to more institutions, and wrote a manuscript on her bioinformatics curriculum.