Learning and Teaching Development Grant (LTDG) Selected Outcomes

The following people received grants in previous years. Here are some of the outcomes from the LTDGs:

2018 Grant

Charles Perin, Department of Computer Science
Outcome: Student-centred learning approach to teaching information visualization

2016 and 2017 Grants

Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
Presentation at the May 30, 2018 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Edmonton, "Getting hands-on with molecular geometry", Natalie L. Dean, Corrina Ewan and J. Scott McIndoe.
Journal of Chemical Education, "Open-Source Laser-Cut-Model Kits for the Teaching of Molecular Geometry", Natalie L. Dean, Corrina Ewan, Douglas Braden, and J. Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry, UVic.

2015 Grants

Fayez Gebali, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Presented a paper at the June 2015 Engineering Education Conference – “Teaching Design to First-Year Engineering Students”, Michael McGuire, Kin Fun Li, and Fayez Gebali, Proc. 2015 Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA15) Conf. CEEA15; McMaster University; May 31 – June 3, 2015

Published a paper, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE) - “Teaching Engineering Design in a Four Course Sequence”, Kin Fun Li, Fayez Gebali, and Michael McGuire, Electrical & Computer Engineering, UVic.

Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry
Outcome: Improving student understanding of molecular geometry using handheld 3D printing, Natalie L. Dean, Corrina Ewan, and J. Scott McIndoe, Department of Chemistry, UVic.

2014 Grants

Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey
, Faculty of Law
Outcome: The development of the Advocacy Video project

Stephanie Willerth, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Learning and Teaching Strategies for Professional Faculties. Roundtable discussion with Jane Gair and Yvonne Coady at the 2015 Canada's Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research (COHERE) Conference in October 2015
Does The Availability of Recorded Lectures Improve Student Success Rate? Poster Presentation at the 2015 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in October 2015. (Dr. Struchtrup and Carlos Sousa were also authors).

2012 Grant

Brent Mainprize, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Outcome: Accepted and presented a paper at Queen’s University, STLHE 2014 Conference “CON6.12: Entering the Dragon’s Den to Teach Entrepreneurship: Using a Taxonomy to Leverage the Learning Value of Reality-Based Television in the Undergraduate Classroom

2011 Grants

Laurence Coogan, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Outcome: Conference Abstract – Coogan, L.A. Exploring the Earth System through online interactive models, EOS Trans American Geophysical Union, Fall 2013, San Francisco.

Laura Parisi, Department of Women's Studies
Outcome: “Connecting the Local with the Global: Transnational Feminism and Civic Engagement,” Feminist Teacher, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2013, pp. 214-232.  Lead Author (contributed 95%). With Lynn Thornton.

2010 and 2009 Grants

Gary MacGillivray, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Student readiness, engagement and success in entry level undergraduate mathematics courses
, Lorraine Dame’s PhD thesis, Math and Stats, 2012.
A student engagement experiment aimed at improving success rates
, Gary MacGillivray, May 2010, Invited Plenary Lecture, Sharing Math 2010, Burnaby, BC.

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