Change One Thing Challenge
Call closed February 6, 2017
The Change One Thing Challenge is an open invitation to the university teaching community to submit a description of a student engagement activity that has been developed as part of their current teaching practice, and that they believe has a positive impact on student learning.
An engagement activity that you developed within the last 24 months and that is still part of your current teaching practice.
Describe a student engagement activity that has a positive impact on student learning in one of your courses. You may also provide evidence through student testimonies (not required).
Examples of Activities
- Collaborative assignments and projects
- Undergraduate research experiences
- Service learning
- Community-based learning
- Capstone courses and projects
- Experiential learning
- Using technology to enhance student engagement
- Anything that works!
Benefits for the Winner
- One winner, as determined by a review panel, will receive a Change One Thing Challenge Grant for up to $1000 to support travel to a teaching and learning conference.
Your Submission Must Include
- Why you developed your activity
- A clear goal for the activity
- The impact on student learning
- Include a short literature review on the topic
- Less than 2000 words
- Title, name, department, contact information
- Short 75 word biography
- Short 150 word abstract
Criteria for Winner Selection
- Rationalization for the activity within your teaching context
- Clear connections between student engagement and learning
- Submission is now closed.
If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt within a week of submission, please contact Michelle Soucy at email@example.com or 902-494-6641.
For more information please contact
Suzanne Le-May Sheffield, Ph.D.
Centre for Learning and Teaching
Tel: (902) 494-1894 | Email: Suzanne.Sheffield@Dal.Ca