Learning Design Fellowship

This summer, LATS Learning Design is offering two teaching fellowships to encourage the creation of quality online courses in collaboration with an instructional designer for use in Baylor graduate and undergraduate curricula. The fellowship is designated for full-time Baylor faculty members (which can include tenured and tenure-track faculty, regular lecturers, and senior lecturers).The fellowships occur this summer, but you will be crafting a future online class for fall 2021 or for spring/summer 2022.

Recipients of this teaching fellowship will receive a stipend of $1,000 and will be expected to spend at least 20 hours working with an instructional designer (remotely if needed) who can provide guidance on designing an online course, structuring content, choosing learning assessments, building interactivity and implementing best practices. Learning Design Fellows will also be asked to meet three times as a group with representatives of the University Libraries and the LATS Learning Design Team.

The fellows will also be expected to share their experience with other faculty and graduate students by presenting on their course and the instructional design process in either a LATS offered seminar, one of the Academy for Teaching and Learning’s Seminars for Excellence in Teaching (SET), or another appropriate venue. The fellows' courses will also be used as a "model" to be shared with other faculty as needed.

To apply, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement (1-2 pages) describing your proposed course, goals and rationale for applying for the fellowship, and a previous sample syllabus. All applications are due by April 16, 2021. Recipients will be notified by April 30, 2021.

For additional information, contact Chris Zakrzewski.

Past Recipients

Year Recipient Recipient

Kristen Pond

Kristen Pond

Leslie Hahner



Alison Alford



Dan Hanchey

Kayla Rhidenour




Karenna Malavanti

Maria De Mesa


Nicole Kenley

Paul Anderson