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TLDG project highlights: Sept 2017 - Jan 2018

March 01, 2018

SFU faculty have been busy investigating student learning! Below we've highlighted all new and completed Teaching and Learning Development Grant projects as of September 2017.

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TLDG Projects Completed September 2017 - January 2018

Charles Bingham - Faculty of Education
Inclusive Education as a Practice of Social Justice

Catherine Black (French)
Does Translation From L2 to L1 and Vice Versa Improve Students' Writing Skills in Advanced Second Language Classes?  

Tanya Broesch (Psychology)
Engaging the World:  Examining Primary Sources Through Dialogue or Text

Michael Chen (Physics)
Integrating Online Information Search in Classroom Tutorials

Maya Gislason (Health Sciences)
PhotoVoice Essays on the Social Determinants of Health (Phase 2)

David Hannah (Beedie School of Business)
“She Grabbed your What?” A Human Resources Management Case

Linda Harasim (School of Communication)
Designing and Assessing Effective Learning in Online Student-led Seminars (SOS)

Meg Holden (Geography)
International Learning Partners in Urban Climate and Sustainability Field Studies

Shauna Jones (Beedie School of Business)
Using Mini-Cases to Improve Student Learning Around Collaboration

Tun Myint (Health Sciences)
Integrating an Online Formative Teaching Inquiry Tool to Enhance Students’ Learning and Instructor’s Teaching

Leyland Pitt (Beedie School of Business)
The PhD in Marketing at Beedie School of Business – Key Success Factors, Room for Improvement and Future Developments

Tamon Stephen (Mathematics)
Discrete-event Simulation for Math 208W Introduction to Operations Research

Hwee Cheng Tan (Beedie School of Business)
Using a Structured Collaborative Learning Approach to Develop Critical Thinking and Teamwork Skills in a Case-based Accounting Course

New TLDG Projects as of September 2017

Christina Atanasova (Beedie School of Business)
Using a Simulation Game in an Undergraduate Finance Course

Claire Bossavit (French)
What Can a Blended Language Course Bring to Intermediate Students in French?

Jeremy Brown (History)
Improving Student Engagement and Freedom in the Modern Chinese History Lecture Hall

Rebecca Cobb (Psychology), Tara Holland (Geography) & Lara Aknin (Psychology)
Effect of Two-Stage Collaborative Testing on Student Exam Anxiety and Performance

Garth Davies (Criminology)
An Assessment of the Terrorism, Risk, and Security Studies (TRSS) Professional Online Masters Program

Ashley Farris-Trimble (Lingusitics)
Student Experiential Learning in a Day Camp Setting

Marek Hatala (School of Interactive Arts & Technology)
Keeping Students on Track in Multi-week Projects via Learning Analytics Feedback

Kate Hennessy (School of Interactive Arts & Technology)
Teaching to Interdisciplinary Graduate Students: Developing Methods and Assessing Outcomes

Frédérik Lesage (School of Communication)
Just-in-Time Teaching and Technical Skills for Communications Pedagogy

George Nicholas & Jonathan Driver (Archaeology)
Assessing the Need for Professional Training Modules for Archaeology Students

Leyland Pitt (Beedie School of Business)
Exploring Case Writing as an Assessment and Teaching Tool in the MBA Classroom

Elzbieta (Ela) Przybylo (Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies)
Exploring an Intersectional Feminist Journal Praxis

Mark Roseland, Gretchen Ferguson, and Maria Spiliotopoulou (REM/Centre for Sustainable Community Development)
Flipping Without Flopping: Combining Learning Approaches to Best Benefit Students