Grants Recipients & Projects

 Grant Recipients, Projects, Proposals & Reports



Project Title

Proposal & Reports


  • Natasha Patrito Hannon 
  • Klodiana Kolomitro
  • Vivian Neal
  • Robin Mueller
  • David Hutchison
  • A Framework and Comprehensive Resource for Building the Capacity of Educational Developers
  • A Study Exploring How Canadian Teaching and Learning Centres Assess Their Work
  • Best Practice Cases of Education for Sustainability in Educational Development
  • Investigating the Experience and Impact of Strategic Planning in University Educational Development Centers: A Case Study
  • Project-Based Learning: A Primer


  • Carolyn Hoessler & Kim West
  • Albert Johnson & Trudi Johnson
  • Natasha May (formerly Ellen Sims)
  • Rapport Building in Educational Development (anytime grant awarded under P. Borin)
  • In recognition of complexity: A comprehensive assessment inventory for university teaching
  • Developing the Developer: a one year development plan and resource for new educational developers 


  • Cynthia Korpan
  • Stephanie Dayes
  • Nicola Simmons
  • Preparing Teaching Assistants (TAs): A National Survey of Canadian Post-secondary Institutions’ TA Orientations
  • Specialized Service: Faculty Development and Teaching Support for Art and Design Disciplines
  • Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Annotated Literature Database



  • Dianne Bateman
  • Alice Cassidy
  • Lori Goff 
  • Janice MacMillan
  • Natasha P. Hannon
  • Increasing Student Success through Formative Assessment
  • Resource Repository for Sustainability Education and Leadership
  • Supporting the Implementation of the Quality Assurance Framework in Ontario Universities
  • Faculty Cyber Connections: The Next “Web” Wave (phase 2)
  • At our FingerTIPS:  Extending the reach of the Teaching Innovation Projects Journal



  • Lori Goff
  • Gary Hunt
  • Janice Patterson
  • Carol Roderick
  • Supporting the Implementation of the Quality Assurance Framework in Ontario Universities (deferred to 2012)
  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Collaborative
  • Data scaffolding for data novices: a strategic approach to supporting educational developers and faculty in educational research quantitative analysis
  • Building a Career in Educational Development:  The perspectives of early-career stage developers



  • Gary Hunt
  • Christine Foster/Janice MacMillan
  • Denise Stockley
  • SoTL Portal: Connecting Researchers
  • Faculty Cyber Connections: Building on Best Practices (phase 1)
  • Queen’s Academic Leadership Program



  • Nicola Simmons
  • Bethany White
  • Svitlana Taraban-Gordon
  • Geoff Webb
  • Phase II: Mapping the Canadian ED Landscape: Demographics and Practices of Post-Secondary Educational Development Centres
  • Building the Canadian Statistics Educator Network 
  • Mapping Canadian SoTL Initiatives with a Focus on Graduate Students
  • Generating effective assessment and evaluation tools that identify Community Service Learning’s ability to achieve Ontario Council of Academic Vice Presidents’ (OCAV) degree level expectations



  • Cheryl Amundsen
  • Doug Hamilton
  • Jeanette McDonald
  • Dieter Schönwetter
  • Nicola Simmons
  • The Faculty Development Literature: A Characterization of Practice and the Thinking Underpinning Practice
  • VIEDA Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Educational Developers’ Workshop
  • Focusing Your Pathway to the Profession of Educational Development
  • Identifying Learning Outcomes in Graduate Student Development Programs and Educational Developers’ Preparation to Teach Them
  • Mapping the Canadian ED Landscape: Demographics and Practices of Post-Secondary Educational Development Centres



  • Megan Burnett
  • Russell Day
  • Trevor Holmes
  • Carol Miles
  • Gillian Siddall
  • Heather Smith
  • Development of Teaching Measures and Web-based Questionnaires for Study of Effectiveness of 
  • Teaching Assistants Training Program’s Certificate Program Instructional Skills Workshop Facilitator ‘Communities’: Institutional, National, and International
  • Educational Development in Second Life: The Seeds of a New World for EDC
  • A National Needs Analysis and Recommendations for Targeted Programming for Mid-Career Faculty
  • The Course Syllabus: Learning in a Nutshell
  • Northern BC Educational Developers Network Proposal


Publications and Additional Resources from Projects Funded through the EDC Grants Program

Brancato, Emilie. (Ed.). (2014).  Spark:  Explorations in Education Development for the Creative Disciplines.  Educational Developers Caucus (EDC).
This guidebook contains resources for educational developers who work with creative (visual arts) faculty and for visual arts faculty interested in educational development.  The resources address a variety of areas including curriculum and course development, best practices in feedback and assessment, and professional development and pedagogical training for creative faculty and teaching assistants.  

Faculty Cyber Connections Online Module Design Workbook: Web Version

Cassidy, Alice, Yona Sipos and Braydon Walker © 2013 Resource Repository for Sustainability Education and Leadership, Educational Developers Caucus, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Skene, A., King, S., Patterson, J. and Cheng, T. (2012) Making your teaching innovations count: a primer on quantitative approaches in educational research

Amundsen, C., & Wilson, M. (2012). Are we asking the right questions? A conceptual review of educational development in higher education. Review of Educational Research 82(1), 90-126.

For further information, please contact Kris Knorr, EDC Grants Coordinator at