Proposal & Final Report Exemplars

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Grant Holder & Team

Title, Links & Number of Pages

Types of Data Collected Characteristics

Alec Dawson

Project Team
Roxanne Panchasi

A Proposal to Introduce Blended Learning into the History Curriculum (G0051)

  • Class observation
  • Student work
  • Online discussion logs
  • Whole class and individual student interviews
Evaluate a course (re)design
  • Holistic narrative analysis of data. Tells a story of course design and redesign

Leyland Pitt
Beedie School of Business

Research Assistants
Karen Robson
Adam Mills

Using a Marketing Decision Simulation Game in MBA Marketing Courses: Effects of Group Behavior on Group and Individual Performance (G0091)



  • Group Cohesiveness in the Industrial Workshop questionnaire
  • Group performance in an online marketing simulation
Evaluate a method or strategy
  • Clear quantitative methodology, qualitatively examining pre and post measure of group cohesiveness as they related to simulation performance

Juan Pablo Alperin

Research Assistant
Kathleen Burckhardt

Encouraging and Supporting Discussions through Online Annotations (G0172)


  • Student online records
  • Student surveys
  • Grades


Design a new tool or materials
  • Describes pilot and student experience, and recommendations for revision

Luke Clossey

Research Assistants
R. A. Rezamand
Esther Souman

Content and Language Integrated Learning in the History Classroom (G0159)



  • Student work (quizzes and language skill)
  • Final course grades
  • End-of-course survey
  • Focus group interview
Evaluate a method or strategy
  • Submitted a manuscript for publication as final report that conforms to journal expectations.

Mark Roseland
Resource and Environmental Management

Research Assistant
Maria Spiliotopoulou

Engaging Students in Sustainability Learning: Comparing Reading-related Activities in Online and In-Person Courses (G0194)



  • Activity questionnaires
  • Observational checklist
  • Student work
  • End-of-course survey
Evaluate a method or strategy
  • Follow-up to prior project and discussion includes comparison between the two

Denise Zabkiewicz
Health Sciences

Research Assistant
MC Breadner

Understanding Mentorship in the Faculty of Heath Sciences: An in-depth look at the mentorship experience of Mentors and Mentees (G0144)



  • Interview data only
Evaluate a method or strategy
  • Thematic analysis of interview data
  • Narrative form of write-up

Damon Poburko
Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology/ SCIENCE

Project Team
Megan Barker
Thomas Claydon
Nadine Wicks

Research Assistant
Ciara Morgan-Feir
May Cheng

Assessing the Benefit of Inquiry Based Learning in a Cell Physiology Lab Course (G0102)



  • Externally developed, validated and peer reviewed assessment tools
  • Internally developed content test
  • Pre and post measures of attitudes and content knowledge
Evaluate a course (re)design
  • Pre-post design and analysis

Katherine Reilly

Project Team
Chris Jeschelnik
Danial Ahadi
David Murphy
Frédérik Lesage
Jan Marontate

Research Assistant
Ayaka Yoshimizu

Communications Methods Review (G0163)


  • Instructor survey
  • Course documentation review
  • Textbook review
  • Literature review
  • Meetings with faculty
Curriculum design (requirements gathering)
  • Thorough examination of the methods offerings in Communication, including methods needed for subsequent courses, review of overlaps and gaps in offerings, etc. Submitted a detailed report with recommendations. These were subsequently submitted to and passed by senate.

Dolores van der Wey
Faculty of Education

Project Team
Angela Brown

Research Assistant
Victoria Lam

Curriculum and Pedagogy for the Indigenous Perspectives Teacher Education Module (IPTEM) (G0142)


  • Student responses to a open prompt at beginning and end of class
  • Video recorded class discussion of a document containing all anonymized responses to the prompt
  • Student journals
  • Student exit interviews
Evaluate a method or strategy
  • Thematic summary of qualitative data with a pre-post analysis structure

Steve Wright

Research Assistants
Odilia Dys-Steenbergen
15-20 volunteer RAs

CAPS (Living on the Edge) Poverty Simulation: Experiential Learning on Economic Inequality (G0140)



  • Pre-post simulation surveys
  • Demographic survey
  • Intervention impact survey
  • Anecdotal data from class debriefing
  • Informal feedback received by instructor from students
  • Focus groups with volunteer RAs who played roles in simulation
Evaluate a method or strategy
  • Includes a “control” course in which surveys were administered, but simulation not run
  • Provides description of how the simulation was run, including results from data collection and analysis
  • Blends discussion of quantitative data with more personal and anecdotal observations.