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2021 Grants for Embedded Learning and Teaching Strategy (GELTS)

Category 1 – Enhancing Assessment 

Dr Trevor Langlands (Team leader), Dr Harry Butler, Dr Nawin Raj and Associate Professor Rachel King 

Title: Assessment for learning: use of the Moodle STACK plugin to improve student success and understanding in first-year mathematics.

Dr Snezana Stolic (Team leader), Dr Linda Ng and Mrs Georgina Sheridan 

The use of online assessment and simulation assessment to improve medication management across the new Bachelor of Nursing program.


Category 2 – Increasing student engagement in the course experience (on-campus, online or blended)

Dr Seyum Getenet (Team leader), Dr Eseta Tualaulelei, Dr Sue Worsley and Dr Yosheen Pillay 

Title: Using interactive technologies to improve student engagement in online learning in higher education.

Dr Lauren Humby (Team leader) and Dr Sarah McKibbin 

Title: Let me engage you: Integrating a multimodal, digital first approach in criminology and law courses to enhance student engagement.

Category 3 – Embedding employability and career perspectives and/or approaches to enhancing the first-year experience, in courses and programs

Dr Chris Kossen (Team leader), Mr Michael Howard and Ms Jennifer Luke  

Title: USQ’s Careers and Employability Learning employability Framework: Investigating efficacy through students’ outcomes and experiences.

Dr Naomi Ryan (Team leader), Dr David Long and Ms Mary McGovern  

Title: Bridging the gap: Facilitating the transition of non-traditional students from UniSQ College to undergraduate programs in the School of Health and Wellbeing.

Dr Sonya Winterbotham (Team leader), Dr Carla Jeffries, Dr Nancey Hoare, Dr Jessica Marrington and Professor Lorelle Burton 

Title:Creating community through connection. Pre-commencement and post-commencement strategies for engaging first year students.