Successful Teaching Grant Applicants

 

2017 - 2018

CTL, in partnership with IITS, offers a range of grants to support teaching. We have a call for proposals in October and March. In the 2017 - 2018 academic year we funded 36 projects for a total of $138,617 and authorized 14 Professional Development Disbursements for a total of $4,200.

Teaching Enhancement Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount
Awarded
Fall 2017 Blair Armstrong French & Linguistics Developing code modules to enhance student training in new computational linguistic labs. $3,000
Fall 2017 Blake Richards Biological Sciences Engaging students before they get there: the program introduction video $500
Fall 2017 Brian Harrington CMS Development of interactive tool for memory model visualization $3,718
Fall 2017 Effiette Sauer

DPES

New Problem Sets & Activities to Help Students Learn the Language of Arrow Pushing in Organic Chemistry $1,106
Fall 2017 Obidimma Ezezika Human Geography Development of a Web-based Integrated Learning Lab for Global Health $1,804
Fall 2017 Roberta Fulthorpe DPES Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual $4,004
Fall 2017 Shelley Brunt Biological Sciences Enhancement of first year experience in the laboratories of the first year biology courses BIOA01 and BIOA02 offered by Biological  Sciences :  Development of on-line quizzes for laboratory preparation $2,247
Fall 2017 Sonia Gazzarrini Biological Sciences Advancement in Molecular Technology $5,348
Fall 2017 Yoonjung Kang French & Linguistics Psychopy templates for linguistic experiments $2,145
Fall 2017 Zohreh Shahbazi CMS Peer Support for Writing Research Papers in Upper Level Mathematics Courses $1,716
Winter 2018 Aarthi Ashok Biological Sciences A student-driven approach to developing research exercises in 1st year introductory biology courses $1,985
Winter 2018 Francisco Estrada CMS Software Platform for Robotics in Computer Science $3,432
Winter 2018 Ivana Stehlik Biological Sciences Making better use of UTSC’s Greenhouse facilities to enhance undergraduate learning in plant biology courses $1,805
Winter 2018 James MacLellan DPES The Gamification of Risk: A Simple Program for Introducing the Concept, and Quantification of Environmental Risk $3,661
Winter 2018 Karina Vernon English Indigenous Foodways and Sovereignty $1,087
Winter 2018 Konstantine Zakzanis Psychology Maximizing exposure to neuropsychological tests through demonstration videos for psychology undergraduate, co-op, and Master’s students at UTSC – Part 2 $3,621
Winter 2018 Laura Bisaillon Political Science Is it Possible to Immigrate to Canada when you live with Disease and Disability? $1,500
Winter 2018 Marzieh Ahmadzadeh CMS Visualizing Recursion $686
Winter 2018 Phani Radhakrishnan Management Developing Integrated Learning Experiences for Courses in Human Resources $2,574
Winter 2018 Sharlene Mollett Human Geography Land and Land Conflicts in Practice $3,584
Winter 2018 Snejina Sonina French & Linguistics Language History and Culture: FREB46 Field Trip to ROM $623

Teaching Assessment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2017 Effiette Sauer DPES Investigating the Impact of Course Engagement Activities in an Organic Chemistry Course $890
Winter 2018 No Applicants ------ ------ ------

Teaching Equipment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2017 Aarthi Ashok Biological Science Equipment to support teaching laboratories for  first year biology: balances, centrifuges, water baths, thermocycler, image capture equipment $20,212
Fall 2017 Hanno Rein DPES Internet of Things Lab $1,159
Fall 2017 Lynn Tucker Arts, Culture & Media Community Music - Participatory Music Making Experiential Learning Project $2,081
Fall 2017 Mandy Meriano DPES Field guides and tools $3,102
Fall 2017 Nathan Lovejoy  Biological Sciences Light meter (Quantum sensor PAR meter) $831
Fall 2017 Nicholas Eyles DPES satellite phone and GPS text messaging locator $3,138
Fall 2017 Rudy Boonstra Biological Sciences Lab equipment for Field labs in $910
Winter 2018 Barry Freeman Arts, Culture & Media Wireless Intercom System $7,955
Winter 2018 Heidi Daxberger DPES Slider for Camera (for instructional videos) $176
Winter 2018 Rutsuko Ito Psychology Behavioural Apparatus $5,012
Winter 2018 Shelley Brunt Biological Sciences Mulit-Mode Microplate Reader $24,561
Winter 2018 Yoonjung Kang French & Linguistics Audio Recorders $7,953

Teaching Software Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2017 William R. Bowen Arts, Culture & Media PhotoShop $9,158
Winter 2018 Karen Smith Dept of Physical and Environmental Sciences EdGCM: Educational Global Climate Modeling $2647

Service Learning Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2017 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----
Winter 2018 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----

Professional Development Disbursements

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Summer 2017 Sandra Daga Management   $300
Summer 2017 Sohee Kang CMS   $300
Fall 2017 Corinne Beauquis French & Linguistics   $300
Fall 2017 Connie Guberman Historical and Cultural Studies   $300
Winter 2018 Marie Gadziola Psychology   $300
Winter 2018 Andrew Cooper Psychology   $300
Winter 2018 Jingsong Ma French & Linguistics   $300
Winter 2018 Obidimma Ezezika Human Geography   $300
Winter 2018 Elaine Khoo CTL   $300
Winter 2018 Shadi Dalili DPES   $300
Winter 2018 Kathy Liddle Sociology   $300
Winter 2018 Svetlana Mikhaylichenko DPES   $300
Winter 2018 Rachel Sturge Biology   $300
Winter 2018 Brian Harrington CMS   $300

2016 - 2017

CTL, in partnership with IITS, offers a range of grants to support teaching. We have a call for proposals in October and March. In the 2016 - 2017 academic year we funded 20 projects for a total of $95,162 and authorized 13 Professional Development Disbursements for a total of $3,765.

Teaching Enhancement Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount
Awarded
Fall 2016 Alejandro I. Paz & Anya Tafliovich Psychology/Computer and Mathematical Sciences MediaCAT $3,830
Fall 2016 Daniel Silver Sociology Developing a research intensive course on the sociology of neighborhoods $2,574
Fall 2016 Douglas Kong Management Case Writing Game $3,003
Fall 2016 Michael Bagby & Konstantine Zakzanis Psychology Integrating an Experiential Component into Practically-Oriented Clinical Psychology Courses $2,393
Fall 2016 Salam Tawfiq Physical and Environmental Science Activities for First Year Physics Practicals $1,521
Winter 2017 Anya Tafliovich Computer and Mathematical Sciences Assessment of Student Android Projects $5,720
Winter 2017 Marjorie Rubright English Shakespeare in Performance - From UTSC to Stratford Festival $620
Winter 2017  Thierry Sans Computer and Mathematical Sciences   Capture The Flag - a hands-on approach of learning about computer security $3,432

Teaching Assessment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2016 Brian Harrington Computer and Mathematical Sciences Assessment of Peer Reviewer $858
Winter 2017 Caren Hasler & Sohee Kang Computer and Mathematical Sciences Measuring the impact - metacognition and performance - of exam wrappers in Statistics courses $915

Teaching Equipment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2016 Heidi Daxberger Physical and Environmental Sciences lab and field equipment (microscope calibration slides, silva compasses, Mohs hardness Pick Kits) $4,452
Fall 2016 Maithe Arruda-Carvalho & Rutsuko Ito Psychology Vibratome $14,032
Fall 2016 Nicholas Eyles Physical and Environmental Sciences Drone technology for mapping environmental change $3,219
Fall 2016 Rudy Boonstra Biological Sciences Trail camera $587
Fall 2016 Shadi Dalili Physical and Environmental Sciences Molecular Modelling Kits $1,278
Fall 2016 Shelley Brunt Physical and Environmental Sciences Enhanement of labortatory equipment for 5 bioloogy courses:12 sets of micropipettes,  a peristaltic pump,  two high current power supplies and incubator $27,697
Fall 2016 Tanzina Mohsin Physical and Environmental Sciences The weather station $9,603
Winter 2017 Heidi Daxberger Physical and Environmental Sciences 3D printer  $3,690
Winter 2017 Shadi Dalili  Physical and Environmental Sciences Laboratory Glassware_Volumetric and Round Bottom Flasks $1,738

Teaching Software Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2016 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----
Winter 2017 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----

Service Learning Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2016   Alex Flynn Human Geography Deepening Partnerships with City Hall $4,000
Winter 2017 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----

Professional Development Disbursements

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Summer 2016 Helen Wu Centre for French and Linguistics   $300
Fall 2016 Andrew Westoll English   $300
Fall 2016 Blair Armstrong Psychology   $300
Fall 2016 Connie Guberman Historical and Cultural Studies   $300
Winter 2017 Alex Flynn Human Geography   $300
Winter 2017 Brian Harrington Computer and Mathematical Sciences   $300
Winter 2017 Corinne Beauquis Centre for French and Linguistics   $300
Winter 2017 Kathy Liddle Sociology   $300
Winter 2017 Maggie Roberts Centre for Teaching and Learning   $165
Winter 2017 Nirusha Thavarajah Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300
Winter 2017 Nancy Johnston Centre for Teaching and Learning   $300
Winter 2017 Shadi Dalili Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300
Winter 2017 Wanda Restivo Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300

2015 - 2016

CTL, in partnership with IITS, offers a range of grants to support teaching. We have a call for proposals in October and March. In the 2015 - 2016 academic year we funded 26 projects for a total of $61,994 and authorized 10 Professional Development Disbursements for a total of $3,000.

Teaching Enhancement Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount
Awarded
Fall 2015 Andrea Charise Anthropology Enhancing Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning in Health Humanities $3,000
Fall 2015 Andrew Westoll English Master Class: How to Get Published in Canada $1,414
Fall 2015 Blake Richards Biological Sciences Engaging students before they get here: the course introduction video $1,000
Fall 2015 J. Connie Guberman

Historical and Cultural Studies

Women's and Gender Studies from High School to University: new possibilities for teaching and learning in the introductory classes $1,923
Fall 2015 Konstantine Zakzanis & Kyrsten Grimes English Enhancing Learning Outcomes in Co-Op $1,716
Fall 2015 Konstantine Zakzanis & Kyrsten Grimes English Integrating an Experiential Component into Practically-Oriented Clinical Psychology Courses $2,314
Fall 2015 Sarah D. King Centre for Teaching and Learning Bridging theory and practice, university and community: Three guest speakers for ENGD12 and WSTD03 $850
Fall 2015 Sohee Kang Computer and Mathematical Sciences Implementation of Game-Based Learning in Introductory Statistics Course $1,873
Winter 2016 Brian Harrington Computer and Mathematical Sciences Analyzing the effectiveness of fitness breaks on intro level courses $5,440
Winter 2016 Carl Mitchell DPES Laboratory Manual for EESA01-Introduction to Environmental Science $3,214
Winter 2016 Dan Riggs Biological Sciences Quizzical 3.0 $2,500
Winter 2016 Jessica Dere Psychology Promoting accurate and appropriate portrayals of mental illness: An online collection of resources for students learning about mental health and the media $769
Winter 2016 Kenzie Burchell Arts, Culture and Media The Critical Journalism Reading and Resource Toolkit $2,288
Winter 2016 Konstantine Zakzanis Psychology Maximizing assessment and scoring skills through video training to increase UTSC student competitiveness for co-op positions $2,880
Winter 2016 Nicholas Eyles Physical and Environmental Sciences Planet Rocks $4,891
Winter 2015 Ryan Isakson Critical Development Studies Fair Trade and Ethical Consumerism:  Simulation-Style learning $910
Winter 2016 Sohee Kang & Brian Harrington Computer and Mathematical Sciences Implementation of Online Collaboration Learning Environment in Tutorials (Development of Integrated Quizlet for Collaboration (IQC)) $4,549
Winter 2016 Zohreh Shahbazi Computer and Mathematical Sciences Development of an Online Video Journal: An Assessment Tool for Undergraduate Mathematics Research Projects $900

Teaching Assessment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2015 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----
Winter 2016 Andrea Charise Anthropology Assessing Students\' Perceptions of Canada\'s First Undergraduate Health Humanities Curriculum $1,000

Teaching Equipment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2015 Lynn Tucker Arts, Culture and Media Anatomy/Bio-Mechanics/Physiology Teaching Tools $1,769
Winter 2016 Nicholas Mandrak Biological Sci Developing a fish identification teaching collection $3,683
Winter 2016 Suzanne Sicchia Anthropology Social Determinants of Health Board Games $3,102
Winter 2016 Will Kwan Arts, Culture and Media Public digital display and computer for exhibiting student artworks $4,500

Teaching Software Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2015 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----
Winter 2016 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----

Service Learning Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2015 Andrea Charise Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society Building an Online Health Humanities Learning Lab $1,998
Fall 2015 Lynn Tucker Arts, Culture & Media Igniting Relationships: Exploring Community Music Partners in the Eastern GTA $2,288
Fall 2015 Michelle Pannor Silver Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society Poster Presentation Symp on SL & Health Research $1,223
Winter 2016 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----

Professional Development Disbursements

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Summer 2015 Janelle LeBoutilier Psychology   $300
Summer 2015 Johann Bayer Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300
Summer 2015 Sohee Kang Computer and Mathematical Sciences   $300
Fall 2015 Andrew Westoll English   $300
Fall 2015 Christine Berkowitz Historical and Cultural Studies   $300
Fall 2015 Connie Guberman Historical and Cultural Studies   $300
Fall 2015 Nancy Johnston Centre for Teaching and Learning   $300
Fall 2015 Phani Radhakrishnan Management   $300
Winter 2016 Nirusha Thavarajah Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300
Winter 2016 Shadi Dalili Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300

2014 - 2015

CTL, in partnership with IITS, offers a range of grants to support teaching. We have a call for proposals in October and March. In the 2014 - 2015 academic year we funded 30 projects for a total of $160,432 and authorized 9 Professional Development Disbursements for a total of $2,700.

Teaching Enhancement Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount
Awarded
Fall 2014 Janelle LeBoutillier Psychology Updating TA Laboratory Notes and Atlas $446
Fall 2014 Natalie Rothman Historical and Cultural Studies Digital History Curricular Enhancement and Assessment $6,191
Winter 2015 Elaine Khoo Centre for Teaching and Learning Development of test item bank for training language proficiency $5,085
Winter 2015 Eri Takahashi French and Linguistics Student-lead sociolinguistic fieldwork in a large class setting $825
Winter 2015 Jack Arn Critical Development Studies Development Scholars In The Making $1,290
Winter 2015 James MacLellan & Roberta Fulthorpe Physical and Environmental Science UTSC DEEP time Teaching Platform $4,000
Winter 2015 Jessica Dere Psychology Development of a guiding document for students learning about reporting on mental health $3,003
Winter 2015 Kathy Liddle Sociology Book Industry panel presentation $750
Winter 2015 Michael Petit & Kenzie Burchell Arts, Culture and Media TA Handbooks for Academic Writing $5,300
Winter 2015 Sarah King, Heather-Lynne Meacock & Eleanor Irwin Centre for Teaching and Learning Developing online academic integrity modules for PSYA01/A02 $4,924

Teaching Assessment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2014 No Successful Applicants ---- ---- ----
Winter 2015 Barry Freeman Arts, Culture and Media Theatre & Performance Studies Learning Outcomes Survey $1,000
Winter 2015 Svetlana Mikhaylichenko & Wanda Restivo Physical and Environmental Science Assesment of Lab Skills Seminars Effectivenes $1,000

Teaching Equipment Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2014 Anthony Ruocco Psychology Physical Molds for Efficiently Positioning Light Sensors during Instruction using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy $6,635
Fall 2014 Christine Berkowitz Historical and Cultural Studies Digital Audio Recorders $931
Fall 2014 Christine Berkowitz Historical and Cultural Studies Ion Tape to PC conversion system $124
Fall 2014 Glenn Brauen Human Geography Microphone and Shock Mount $515
Fall 2014 Heidi Daxberger Physical and Environmental Sciences Polarizing Microscopes $25,279
Fall 2014 Mandy Meriano Physical and Environmental Sciences RKI Gas Portable Monitor $9,491
Fall 2014 Shadi Dalili Physical and Environmental Sciences Large Scale Molecular Models $1,260
Fall 2014 Wanda Restivo Physical and Environmental Sciences Immersion Water baths $16,721
Winter 2015 Anya Tafliovich & Francisco Estrada Computer and Mathematical Sciences Computing server $5,470
Winter 2015 Heidi Daxberger Physical and Environmental Sciences Mineral Thin Section $4,274
Winter 2015 Heidi Daxberger Physical and Environmental Sciences Polarizing Microscopes as replacements of defect equipment $15,600
Winter 2015 Mandy Meriano Physical and Environmental Sciences Groundwater sampling and monitoring $13,704
Winter 2015 Mandy Meriano Physical and Environmental Sciences Submersible Pump $3,985
Winter   Mathew Wells, Mandy Meriano & Carl Mitchell Physical and Environmental Sciences Teaching flume for sediment transport $10,000
Winter 2015 Silvija Stefanovic Physical and Environmental Sciences Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) probe $4,186
Winter 2015 Yoonjung Kang Centre for French and Linguistics Portable Ultrasound Probe and Anatomical 3D model of Larynx $5,786

Teaching Software Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2014 Glenn Brauen Human Geography Screencasting software (Camtasia Studio + SnagIt) $232
Winter 2015 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----

 

Service Learning Grants

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Fall 2014 No Successful Applicants ---- ---- ----
Winter 2015 Ahmed Allawalah Human Geography Youth Leadership Through Community-Based Research – Developing a Toolkit $2,425

Professional Development Disbursements

Semester Year Applicant Department Title of Proposal Amount Awarded
Summer 2014 Elaine Khoo Centre for Teaching and Learning   $300
Fall 2014 No Successful Applicants ----- ----- -----
Winter 2015 Ahmed Allahwala Human Geography   $300
Winter 2015 Andrew Westoll English   $300
Winter 2015 Christine Berkowitz Cultural Studies   $300
Winter 2015 Jingsong Ma French & Linguistics   $300
Winter 2015 Lynn Tucker Arts, Culture & Media   $300
Winter 2015 Nirusha Thavarajah Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300
Winter 2015 Sheryl Stevenson Centre for Teaching and Learning   $300
Winter 2015 Svetlana Mikhaylichenk Physical and Environmental Sciences   $300