Awarded Grants

We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the SoTL Dissemination Fund Grantees on sharing their SoTL work with the broader community!

  • Experiential Engagement with New International Students: Turning Public Spaces into Learning Spaces through Augmented Reality Walking Tours
    Siobhan McPhee | Faculty of Arts| Geography
    Conference presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference
  • Multisource feedback of interprofessional competencies: how communication and collaboration are viewed across health disciplines
    Kerry Wilbur | Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Conference Presentation at The Canadian Conference on Medical Education
  • Assessing Dental Hygiene Students’ Readiness for Interprofessional Learning
    Zul Kanji | Faculty of Dentistry | Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
    Conference presentation at the American Dental Education Association Annual Session & Exhibition
  • The Impact of PHarmacy Students as Educators (PHASE) and a Simulated Teaching Environment in an Entry-to-Practice PharmD Program at UBC
    Tony Seet | Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Conference presentation at The Canadian Conference on Medical Education
  • OnTask: A Learning Analytics Tool to Provide Personalized Feedback to Increase Student Motivation and Success
    Sandra Brown | Faculty of Land and Food Systems
    Conference Presentation at the Mount Royal Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Small changes, big gains: a curriculum-wide study of teaching practices and student learning in undergraduate biology
    Patricia Schulte | Faculty of Science| Zoology
    Publication in PLOS – One
  • Japanese Cinema: De-centering film studies and visual literacy pedagogy
    Colleen Laird | Faculty of Arts| Department of Asian Studies
    Conference Presentation at Japan and the World – The world Japan International Symposium, 2019
  • Beyond Care Providers: A “LEAP” into A Leadership Course with Professionalism as the Overarching Ethos
    Patricia Gerber | Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Academy for Professionalism in Health Care 7th Annual Meeting
  • Fostering civic engagement and global citizenship through an optional experiential learning assignment in an upper-year elective course: Students’ perspectives up to five years after course completion
    Candice Rideout | Faculty of Land and Food Systems | Food, Nutrition and Health program
    Conference presentation at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Annual Conference
  • Reducing Classroom Anxiety Through a Student-Generated Model of Participation
    Kristen Walker | Faculty of Land and Food Systems
    Conference presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Investigating the Effects of Reducing Linguistic Complexity on EAL Student Comprehension in First-year Undergraduate Assessments
    Daniel Riccardi and Jennifer Lightfoot | UBC Vantage College
    Conference presentation at the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes
  • Pedagogy and Evaluation of Experiential Learning
    Suzie Lavalle | Faculty of Forestry
    Ecological Society of America Annual General Meeting; Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Introductory Soils Courses: A Frontier of Soil Science Education in Canada & Augmented Reality Brings the Role of Topography in Soil Formation to Life
    Maja Krzic | Faculty of Land and Food Systems
    2019 International Soils Meeting – “Soils Across Latitudes”; San Diego, California, USA
    2019 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education; Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Against the odds: Experiences of Canadian Medical Learners with Disabilities
    Tal Jarus | Faculty of Medicine | Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
    Canadian Conference on Medical Education; Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
  • Plagiarism Revisited: A Culture- and Genre-Sensitive Approach to Academic “Dishonesty”
    Suzanne James | Faculty pf Arts | English Language & Literatures
    College English Association Conference; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Validity and Reliability of a Concept Test to Measure Students’ Abilities to Qualitatively Rank Acid and Base Strength
    Jackie Stewart | Faculty of Science | Chemistry
    Spring 2019 ACS National Meeting & Exposition; Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Quantitative Arts: Improving Student Attitudes Towards Quantitative Research Methods
    Silvia Bartolic | Faculty of Arts | Sociology
    Lily Conference: Teaching for Active and Engaged Learning; Anaheim, California, USA
  • Toward a Digital Pedagogy in the Creative Writing Workshop
    John Vigna | Faculty of Arts | Creative Writing
    European Association of Creative Writing Programmes; Barcelona, Spain
  • Critical Geographies of Education: Why bother with Educational Technologies?
    Siobhan McPhee | Faculty of Arts | Geography
    Annual American Geographers Conference; Washington DC, USA
  • An Analysis of Curriculum and Pedagogy Through a Consideration of Outdoor Learning Perceptions and Practices in UBC Education Courses – Initial Patterns
    Hartley Banack | Faculty of Education | Curriculum & Pedagogy
    Physical and Health Education National Conference; Montreal, QC, Canada

  • Designing a laboratory course that reduces stress, increases confidence, and encourages beneficial behaviours related to primary scientific literature use
    Marcia Graves | Faculty of Science | Department of Microbiology and Immunology
    Presentation at SABER West
  • Students as Emerging Artists in Society
    Christine D’Onofrio | Faculty of Arts | Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory
    Presentation at Lilly Conference: Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning
  • Integrating Online Daily Clinical Assessments in Canadian Dental Hygiene Education
    Susan Schmitz | Faculty of Dentistry | Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
    Poster presentation at the American Dental Educators Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition
  • A Three-Party Case Study: Exploring the Value of Student Work in Co-Creation in Teaching and Learning
    Woonghee Tim Huh | Sauder School of Business
    Presentation at Production and Operations Management (POM) Society Annual Conference 2020 [Conference postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
  • Community of Practice: A pedagogy to foster professional engagement in an analysis course in Social Work
    Antoine Coulombe | Faculty of Arts | School of Social Work
    Workshop  at 31e congrès de l’Association internationale de pédagogie universitaire sur le thème : Redéfinir l’expérience d’enseignement et d’apprentissage | Osons l’avenir [Conference postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
  • Is it feasible to allow hundreds of inexperienced undergraduate students to contribute to curation projects at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, with benefits to everyone involved?
    Bridgette Clarkston | Faculty of Science | Botany
    Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference [Conference postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
  • Facilitating Peer Learning & Mentorship through Liberating Structures
    Oral Robinson | Faculty of Arts | Department of Sociology
    Workshop at University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching [Conference postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
  • Humanizing Patient Case Scenarios Using the Humanities
    Marion Pearson | Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Presentation at Canadian Pharmacy Education and Research Conference [Conference postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
  • Food Science Curriculum Renewal: Scaffolding Student Learning and Enhancing Industry Preparedness
    Patricia Hingston | Faculty of Land and Food Systems
    Poster presentation at Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting
  • Development of a peer-reviewed open-access undergraduate research journal
    David Oliver | Faculty of Science | Microbiology and Immunology
    Publication in Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education
  • Exploratory Factor Analysis of a survey on group-exam experiences
    Joss Ives | Faculty of Science | Physics and Astronomy
    Presentation at the American Association of Physics Teachers Conference
  • Towards an equity competency model for sustainable food systems education programs
    Will Valley | Faculty of Land and Food Systems
    Publication in Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene
  • Educational resources and curriculum on lactation for health undergraduate students: A scoping review
    Suzanne Campbell | Faculty of Applied Science | School of Nursing
    Publication in Journal of Human Lactation

  • The role of pragmatic instruction in L2 interactional competence: Learners’ use of Japanese interactional particles ne, yo, and yone in spontaneous conversation
    Saori Hoshi | Faculty of Arts | Asian Studies
    Versions of the work presented at 3 conferences: Second Language Research Forum; 17th International Pragmatics Conference; American Association for Applied Linguistics 2021 Virtual Conference
  • Facilitating Peer Learning & Mentorship through Liberating Structures
    Oral Robinson | Faculty of Arts | Sociology
    Taylor Institute 2021 Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching
  • Exploring the Value of Student Work in Co-Creation in Teaching and Learning
    Tim Huh | Sauder School of Business
    Production and Operations Management Society POMS 31st Online Conference