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Teaching with Technology Grants

Teaching with Technology Grant Guidelines

Overview

The Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies (CTET), in collaboration with the Office of Research, provides core faculty members, and associate faculty members in partnership with core faculty, an opportunity to apply for a limited number of grants up to $1,000. Each grant is jointly held by a faculty member and instructional designer, or, in the case of inclusion of an associate faculty member, by the associate faculty member, a core faculty member, and an instructional designer.

RRU’s Learning and Teaching Model has team-based learning (TBL) as a core pedagogy. The 2015-16 call-for-proposals is focused on advancing our curriculum approaches, teaching practices and competencies in TBL. CTET and Student Services are working on an initiative, TEAMSWORK, and are establishing approaches to support curriculum, technologies, tools and services to better support TBL. CTET has a list of potential TBL tools linked below to support this call-for-proposals.

Purpose

  1. Encourage innovation in teaching practice(s) that support RRU’s Learning and Teaching Model, specifically related to team-based learning (TBL);
  2. Support an evidence-based approach to wider adoption of TBL technologies; and,
  3. Promote collaboration between faculty, associate faculty, and instructional designers.

2015-2016 Teaching with Technology Projects

TopicResearch Team
Onboarding and community building: Using technology to enhance learner experienceJo Axe
Elizabeth Childs
B.J. Eib
Boat based experiential learning educational technology development Audrey Dallimore
Leslie King
Dan Anthon
Deanne Turnbull-Loverock
Best Practices for Self and Peer Assessment Lois Fearon
Ingrid Kajzer-Mitchell
Michael Pardy
Trish Dyck
Sarah Chettleburgh
B.J. Eib
Collaborating with Learners Who Are “Extreme Users” of Technology to Innovate the Online Learning Ingrid Kajzer-Mitchell
Amy Zidulka
Sophia Palahicky
Carlos da Cruz Alves
Capturing and Sharing International ExperiencesCharles Krusekopf
Sophia Palahicky
Hugh Stephens
Increasing team efficiency and collaborative learning though social media microbloggingChaseton Remillard
Tyler Nagel
Ellen Pelto
E-Portfolio Resources for Graduate StudentsWendy Rowe
Keith Webster
Technology Enhancements to Enable Team Based Learning in the MBA Advanced Strategic Integrative Practice Course Mike Thompson
David Stevenson
The role of technology in facilitating shared understanding/cooperation between team members Jennifer Walinga
Michael Pardy
Keith Webster
Lessons from the experiences of online teamwork with real clients in Royal Roads University master’s programs Amy Zidulka
Alice MacGillivray
B.J. Eib

Projects are intended to:

    • Improve assessment of team-based learning practices
    • Decrease transactional distance using a technology-enabled team-based approach (Moore 1997)
    • Create authentic team-based learning activities
    • Increase team efficiencies and collaboration through the use of social media
    • Use collaborative concept-mapping tools or workspaces to support team activities/assignments
    • Map team-based learning activities beyond a single course, through the lens of program outcomes

Successful recipients are encouraged to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning by writing up the results of the pilot project for eventual conference presentation and/or publication.

A list of suggested technologies and their pedagogical underpinnings can be found below.

For more information, download the Teaching with Technology Grant Guidelines 2015-16 document.

View the recordings from the Teaching with Technology Showcase 2016