Incentivizing Hi Ed Innovations

This CHE article discusses how resources (money, time, others) and leadership support encourage change in the classroom through examples at Harvard and U of Michigan. Sharing of results and changing the incentive structure to recognize and reward teaching are also a must.

The same thing happened at the University of Puerto Rico system some years ago, when I led the Curriculum Innovation Center that provided small grants to SMET faculty to explore and document their innovations in the classroom.

Download article – How Big Money Can Encourage Calculated Risks in the Classroom – The Chronicle of Higher Education