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Teaching and Learning Innovations Grant

The Teaching & Learning Innovations (TLI) Grant is funded by the Clayton State Retirees Association (CSRA) to financially assist CSU faculty, staff, students, and retirees in the development and implementation of innovative pedagogical methods or curriculum resources that enhance the teaching and learning experience at Clayton State University. The grants are awarded semi-annually, in January and July, and range from $500 - $2,000, depending on available funds and the number and quality of the applications received.


The goals of the TLI Grant are to

  • foster creative/innovative learning opportunities for Clayton State students
  • support cross-disciplinary or inter-departmental collaboration
  • encourage inclusive learning practices
  • improve teaching and learning pedagogy at Clayton State University


The minimum requirements for eligibility are as follows:

  • Faculty & Staff: minimum of 3 years at CSU
  • Students: junior-level status or higher
  • Retirees: minimum of 3 years’ service at CSU prior to retirement

Application Process

 To review the Call for Proposals and to submit an online application, click on the button below:

TLI Application

TLI Recipients

Award Date Lead Recipient Department/Major Project
January 2022 Andrew Kurt (faculty) Humanities Development of a Hypertext
Curriculum Unit on Spain
Samuel Maddox (faculty) Psychology Screenplay & Production of Student Videos for Special Needs Children’s Summer Camp
Dennis Miller (faculty) Humanities Develop a Brightspace Resource Booklet
for Enhancing Instruction
Richard Singiser (faculty) Chemistry & Physics Purchase of Podcast Recording Kits
July 2022 William Carroll (student) Information Technology Building a Smart Screen
Aubrey Dyer (faculty) Chemistry & Physics Development of an International Water Quality & Sustainability Program
James Gathings (student) English Naylor Workshop on Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies
Stephen Kluza (faculty) Biology Implementation of Microinjection
Workflow for Undergrad. Research
Jennifer Newton (student) Dental Hygiene Calculus Detection Aids
Jennifer Parrot (faculty) English Preventing Plagiarism with
MLA Handbook Plus
Muhammad Rahman (faculty) Computer Science & Information Technology Combining Teach-back & Problem Solving to Enhance Learning
Shereda Taylor-Shaw (faculty) Nursing Jumpstart Nursing Student Boot Camp – Bridging the Gaps for Success in BSN Program
January 2023 Angela Hollis (faculty) Nursing Textbook Loan Program
Kayla Barronton (student) Dental Hygiene Teaching Typondonts
August 2023 Andrea Allen (faculty) Social Sciences Creating a CSI Lab
Eric Bridges (faculty) Psychology Ecuador: An Indigenous Psychology
Study Abroad Project
Kim Campbell (faculty) Nursing Preceptor Incentive Package for Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Students
Muhammad Rahman (faculty) Computer Science & Information Technology Use of Text-based Animation to Teach Programming in Computer Science Courses
Claribel Ross (student) Accounting Student Participation – SHRM
Atlanta SOAHR Conference