Publications and Presentations

Below are the listings of all publications and presentations by the ISTLD team, as well as those related to ISTLD-funded grant projects.


ISTLD-funded grant projects publications and presentations

Last updated: December 19, 2018

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ISTLD Team publications and presentations

Last updated: June 24, 2019

ISTLD’s Publications    

Amundsen, C., & D’Amico, L. (2019). Using theory of change to evaluate socially situated, inquiry based academic professional development. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 6, 196-208.

Amundsen, C., Emmioglu, E., Hotton, V., Hum, G., & Xin, C. (2016). The intentional design of a SoTL initiative. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 146, 31–38. https://doi.org/10.1002/tl.20184

Billot, J., Rowland, S., Carnell, B., Amundsen, C., & Evans, T. (2017). How experienced SoTL researchers develop the credibility of their work. Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 5(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.20343/teachlearninqu.5.1.8

Hum, G., Amundsen, C., & Emmioglu, E. (2015). Evaluating a teaching development grants program: Our framework, process, initial findings, and reflections. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 46, 29–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2015.02.004

Zhang, Q., & Amundsen, C. (2015). Exploring the experiences of faculty-led teams in conducting action research. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, 6(1), 1–18. https://doi.org/10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2015.1.8    

Master thesis based on ISTLD’s work    

Zhang, Q. (2013). Exploring the experiences of faculty-led teams in conducting SFU teaching and learning development grant projects (Thesis MA, Simon Fraser University). Retrieved from http://summit.sfu.ca/identifier/etd7939

ISTLD’s Conference Presentations    

Amundsen, C. (2009a). The SFU Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines: Ideas for practice. Invited talk presented at the Oxford Learning Institute Sessions for Academic Teaching Coordinators, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Amundsen, C. (2009b, August). Refocusing our approach to academic development: Complementary initiatives. Presented at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Amundsen, C. (2015). Supporting faculty inquiry about teaching and learning. Plenary address presented at the Lilly Conference, Florida, United States of America.

Amundsen, C., & Chu, S. (2011, June). Re-envisioning the support of teaching and learning in a comprehensive university. Presentation presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Amundsen, C., & D’Amico, L. (2017, June). Starting from what’s comfortable: Moving institutional SoTL networks beyond individual sharing. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., D’Amico, L., & McFarlane, T. (2016b, June). What is persuasive evidence of program impact for different stakeholders? Presented at the BC Festival of Learning, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., & Hotton, V. (2014, June). Linking teaching and learning development grant projects with faculty and student learning. Presented at the International Higher Education and Learning Conference (HETL), Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America.

Amundsen, C., Hotton, V., & Emmioglu, E. (2013, June). An analysis of the link between a SoTL initiative and student-centred teaching practices. Presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education (CSSHE), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., & Hum, G. (2011, October). Responding to multiple levels of assessment: The challenges and successes of documenting the impact of teacher inquiry. Presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America.

Amundsen, C., & Hum, G. (2012, September). A comprehensive framework for evaluating a scholarship of teaching and learning initiative in higher education: Successes and failures. Presented at the European Consortium of Educational Researchers, Cádiz, Spain.

Amundsen, C., Hum, G., & Chu, S. (2012, June). Multiple levels of assessment to demonstrate the impact of a scholarship of teaching and learning initiative. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Montreal, Québec, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Hum, G., Davis, J., Wylie, A., & Xin, C. (2014, November). The evaluation of a scholarship of teaching and learning initiative: Our framework, challenges, and insights. Presented at the Symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Kanevskey, L., Hotton, V., & Xin, C. (2015, June). Realizing SoTL through teamwork: Faculty, staff and students working together. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Kanevskey, L., & McLean, A. (2015, October). A multi-level assessment framework for a grants program supporting teaching inquiry: Looking beyond the impact of individual projects. Presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Amundsen, C., Kirkpatrick, A., & Leacock, T. (2009, July). Complementary initiatives to support teaching and learning development. Presented at the Improving University Teaching (IUT) Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., & Xin, C. (2015, February). From small teaching grants to a broad educational development strategy: Imagining possibilities. Presentation presented at the Educational Developers Caucus, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

D’Amico, L., Presnyakova, I., & Amundsen, C. (2017, October 13). Nurturing novice SoTL scholars: Examination of the impact of participation in a teaching and learning grants program on the learning and growth of graduate student research assistants. Presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Davis, J., & Hum, G. (2014, November). Developing user-friendly quantitative approaches, supports and tools for scholarship of teaching and learning projects. Presented at the Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Emmioglu, E., Amundsen, C., & Hotton, V. (2013, June). Linking teaching and learning development grant projects and student learning. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Fabian, S., van der Wey, D., & D’Amico, L. (2018, June). Decolonizing teaching through disruptive conversation: A faculty development program. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.

Hotton, V. (2015, April). Geographers engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning. Presented at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

Hotton, V., McCann, E., & Xin, C. (2015, June). How geographers can engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning. Workshop presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Hum, G., & Davis, J. (2015a, May). Supporting research designs and analysis for the scholarship of teaching and learning. Presented at the UBC Okanagan Annual Learning Conference, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Hum, G., & Davis, J. (2015b, June). Creating a framework for supporting scholarship of teaching and learning development grant projects across disciplines and methods. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

McLean, A., D’Amico, L., Amundsen, C., Presnyakova, I., & Dys-Steenbergen, O. (2016, June). Graduate student learning: An empowering (side-) effect of a teaching inquiry grants program. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), London, Ontario, Canada.

Schwarz, B., & Sator, A. (2018, June). An in-depth exploration of instructors’ experiences with flipped classroom design, implementation and evaluation with and without grant support. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.

van der Wey, D., Fabian, S., & D’Amico, L. (2019a, June). Toward anti-colonial teaching: A faculty development program. Presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

van der Wey, D., Fabian, S., & D’Amico, L. (2019b, June). Recursive storytelling: Developing the capacity for anti-colonial teaching by learning about, with and through Indigenous stories. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.    

ISTLD’s presentations at SFU conferences and events    

Amundsen, C., D’Amico, L., & McFarlane, T. (2016a, May). Developing eyes to see UDL principles in practice. Presented at the Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning at SFU, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Emmioglu, E., & Hotton, V. (2013, May). A multi-level framework to evaluate the SFU Teaching and Learning Development Grant program. Poster presented at the Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning at SFU, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Emmioglu, E., Hotton, V., Hum, G., & Xin, C. (2014, January). A multi-level framework to evaluate the SFU Teaching and Learning Development Grant program. Poster presented at the SFU Annual Teaching and Learning Social, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Filimowicz, M., Lechner, M., & Xin, C. (2014, May). SFU Teaching and Learning Development Grants: A successful initiative. Plenary session presented at the Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning at SFU, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Amundsen, C., Kirkpatrick, A., & Didicher, N. (2009, May). Teaching inquiry projects: What are they? Workshop presented at the SFU First Year in Focus: Engaging Students in Their First Year and Beyond, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.    

Overall 88 ISTLD-funded projects have disseminated 187 publications and presentations (48%)

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