CTLE Faculty Fellow - Nevada State College

CTLE Faculty Fellow

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:

  • Pursue a teaching-related project as proposed in his/her application that will benefit the campus community (e.g., a scholarship of teaching and learning project; enhance faculty development at Nevada State);
  • Facilitate one, semester-long Faculty Learning Community on a topic proposed in his/her application;
  • Design and facilitate one workshop for Nevada State College faculty on teaching and learning;
  • Promote involvement of faculty in professional development on campus;
  • Participate in monthly CTLE planning meetings;
  • Present his/her teaching-related project at a national or international conference on teaching and learning.
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Current and Past CTLE Faculty Fellows

Headshot of NSC Professor, Dr. Vu Duong

2021 – 2022

Hon-Vu Duong, MD

Dr. Duong’s fellowship projects: research on interdisciplinary collaboration and instructional technology.

Headshot of NSC Professor, Nate Silva

2020 – 2021

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.

2019 – 2020

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.

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