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Facilitating sustainable, long-term enhancement of learning and teaching in WA universities.

WAND Small Grants Scheme 2016

The West Australian Network for Dissemination (WAND) Small Grants are for small innovative projects in learning and teaching which can be embedded at the host institution and be disseminated beyond the host institution, as described in the attached Flyer and updated Conditions of Grant

WAND is pleased to announce the recipients of funding in the 2016 WAND Small Grants Scheme, one from each university in Western Australia:

  • Curtin University: Mr Lionel Skinner and Associate Professor Steve McKenna for the project: The impact of an online game on learning and teaching pedagogy on student engagement and learning outcomes
    Final Report available at this link

  • Edith Cowan University: Ms Tania Visosevic and Ms Amanda Myers for the project: "How to" create a Video Essay: Assignment of the Future!
    Final Report available at this link

  • Murdoch University: Dr Lisa Cary and Mr Mike Bryant (Co-Leads), Ms Denyse MacNish and Discipline Champions for the project: Leading The Way: developing an advanced programme for leadership in learning and teaching scholarship
    Final Report available at this link, or Full Report available here

  • The University of Notre Dame Australia: Professor Carole Steketee, Associate Professor Lisa Goldacre, Mr Ryan Bennetts, Mrs Helen Rogers and Dr Ainslie Robinson for the project: Creating a 'generic language' shell to enable use of PrudentiaTM curriculum mapping software across discipline
    Final Report available at this link

  • The University of Western Australia: Mr Michael Ovens, Professor Andrew Lynch, Professor Erik Champion*, and Dr Susan Morris* for the project: Experiential Learning on the HTC Vive Virtual Reality Platform  (*Curtin University)
    Final Report available at this link

The outcomes of projects funded by the WAND Small Grants Scheme will be shared with the higher education community at events such as the WAND Sharing Day on 10 November 2016, the 2017 Teaching and Learning Forum on 2 and 3 February 2017, and also the Wand Small Grants Celebration and Dissemination Event on Friday 18 August 2018. Please see the Events tab of this website for more details.