The Spectrum Institute for Teaching and Learning (SITL) funds six research grants annually specific to research conducted around the Spectrum of Teaching Styles. Each recipient of a SITL research grant will receive a financial award to conduct a proposed research study. The purpose of these research grants is to promote and enhance scholarship in relation to the theoretical constructs of the Spectrum of Teaching Styles. Studies may be conducted in any school subject-matter area (e.g., physical education, elementary classroom, secondary mathematics, etc.). The selection of the grant recipients is a competitive process. All application materials must be completed in English.
Complete the Application Form as per the instructions provided. In addition, include a 1-page cover letter in which you introduce yourself, identify the eligibility category of the grant for which you are applying, and provide a short description of your current research endeavors. It must be in 12-point Times New Roman font.
You can find and downloard the application form on the following page: https://spectrumofteachingstyles.org/index.php?id=1810
Applications are closed for 2022. We will reopen this for 2023 applications at the end of the year.
The SITL Outstanding Journal Publication of the Year honors individuals who make a distinctive scholarly contribution to the Spectrum of Teaching Styles. The purpose of this award is to promote and enhance exemplary Spectrum scholarship.
Nominated articles must be:
The recipient(s) of the award will receive $1,000, payable to the recipient’s university/institution. This award may be spent on academic-related activities.
Nominations are invited from the research and teaching profession. Authors are allowed to nominate themselves. Nominated articles must have been published in 2021. Nominations are open until March 1, 2022. A nomination must include the following information: (a) author name(s) and affiliation(s); (b) title of the article; (c) journal title, volume, issue, and page numbers; and (d) a link to or pdf of the published article. Please e-mail your nomination(s) to the chair of the selection committee, Mark Byra (firstname.lastname@example.org). Articles deemed not to promote/enhance scholarship specific to the theoretical constructs of the Spectrum of Teaching Styles will be rejected without review.
2. Theoretical framework and quality of methods employed (for data-based articles) OR logical, clear presentation of conceptual ideas/arguments posed (for theoretical/conceptual articles)
3. Quality of discussion or interpretation
4. Potential to impact the field
5. Clarity of writing