Congratulations to the recipients of 2018 Griffith Grants for Learning and Teaching. We look forward to the contribution that each of these projects will make to learning and teaching at Griffith, and to sharing more about these projects with LF Press readers in the future.


2018 Group Projects Scheme

Arts, Education and Law

Project Leader: Assoc Prof Christine Bond, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Project Title: Improving the delivery and assessment practices in first year

 

Project Leader: Dr Kylie Burns, Griffith Law School

Project Title: Enhancing the GLS First Year Law Curriculum

 

Project Leader: Prof Gemma Carey, Queensland Conservatorium

Project Title: Introduction to Pedagogy (1419QCM): A transformative pedagogical approach to developing a new core pedagogy course

 

Project Leader: Dr David Ellison, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Project Title: Teaching across the Two Cultures: Designing a learning environment for a combined BSc/BA cohort

 

Project Leader: Prof Beryl Exley, School of Education and Professional Studies

Project Title: Redesigning the strategic impact of the Masters of Education/Masters of Educational Studies

 

Project Leader: Dr Kerrie Foxwell-Norton, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Project Title: Bachelor of Communication and Journalism Inaugural First Year Delivery and Second Year Development

 

Project Leader: Assoc Prof David Geelan, School of Education and Professional Studies

Project Title: Developing a transferable model for fully online courses in Masters of Secondary Teaching

 

Project Leader: Dr Mike McAuley, Queensland College of Art

Project Title: Designing a fully online course model in the B Design: content production and curation

 

Project Leader: Dr Nico Meissner, Griffith Film School

Project Title: Strategic plan and redesign of GFS postgraduate coursework programs

 

Project Leader: Dr Dale Patterson, Queensland College of Art

Project Title: The design and implementation of a micro-credential based modular, online and intensive program structure in the Design programs at Queensland College of Art

 

Project Leader: Dr Louise Porter, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Project Title: Developing innovative online postgraduate learning

 

Griffith Business School

Project Leader: Dr Amanda Daly, Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Project Title: Student and staff readiness for online learning and teaching

 

Project Leader: Dr Jennifer Dickfos, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Project Title: Scoping the Viability of a Pracademic Fellowship Program to improve the Employability skills of Griffith Business School Graduates

 

Project Leader: Louise Maddock, Learning Futures

Project Title: Developing program excellence via continuous program-led course enhancement

 

Project Leader: Dr Heather Stewart, Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Project Title: If you squeeze lemons, do you still get lemon juice? Exploring the impact of study choices of undergraduate students

 

Project Leader: Dr William Vuk Despotovic, Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources

Project Title: Contributions of Peer Mentoring to Development of Employability

 

Project Leader: Dr Tracey West, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Project Title: Personal Finance – Developing a Griffith University-wide Elective

 

Griffith Health

Project Leader: Dr Michelle Bissett and Melanie Roberts, School of Allied Health Sciences

Project Title: Transitioning students through their theory-into-practice journey

 

Project Leader: Assoc Prof Lynne Briggs, School of Human Services and Social Work

Project Title: Deferred Placement Support Project

 

Project Leader: Dr Jena Buchan, School of Allied Health Sciences

Project Title: Enhancing Exercise Science Students’ Practicum Experiences and Competencies through Embedding Simulated Learning

 

Project Leader: Dr Alan Ian Cassady, School of Medical Science

Project Title: The SPAcE Game: Targeted Training in Pre-Analytical Errors for Medical Laboratory Science Students in Preparation for Workplace Challenges

 

Project Leaders: Andrea Hams and Taryn Jones, School of Allied Health Sciences

Project Title: Clinical Reasoning on physiotherapy placements: the collaborative development of online modules

 

Project Leader: Dr Sharon Scrafton, School of Applied Psychology

Project Title: Encouraging Self-Regulated Learners: enriching engagement by training students to use internal feedback to facilitate a proactive approach to assignment writing

 

Project Leader: Dr Menka Tsantefski, School of Human Services and Social Work

Project Title: Trauma Informed Tertiary Teaching Practice Framework

 

Griffith Sciences

Project Leader: Dr Samantha Capon, School of Environment and Science

Project Title: Seeing the forest and the trees: making the most of Toohey Forest for learning and teaching ecology at Nathan Campus

 

Project Leader: Dr Guido Carim, School of Engineering and Built Environment

Project Title: Business simulation as a tool to enhance learning experience: preparing future Airport Managers through online business simulation

 

Project Leader: Dr Guy Castley, School of Environment and Science

Project Title: Preparing work‐ready environmental science graduates: development of PLUS  program modules for the environmental sciences.

Running title – Environmental  Consulting 101

 

Project Leader: Dr Jolon Faichney, School of Information and Communication Technology

Project Title: Online Interactive Lab Streaming

 

Project Leader: Dr Natalie Osborne, School of Environment and Science

Project Title: New Narratives for Planning in the Anthropocene: Reimagining Urban and Environmental Planning education using values-based and transformative pedagogies to assure graduate employability

 

Project Leader: Dr Lian Wen, School of Information and Communication Technology

Project Title: Integrating MyUniSkills into Griffith Science PLUS