Victoria Townsend

Study seeks instructors to test visualization tools for Student Evaluation of Teaching data

Researchers Phil Graniero and Beverley Hamilton have been developing a suite of Excel-based tools which enable instructors to visualize, contextualize, and annotate their own student evaluation of teaching (SET) data. In the coming months, the research team will be facilitating usability testing and focus group sessions in which instructors will assess the tools’ design, usability, and stability.

Engineering student wins international poster prize at teaching and learning conference

A project promoting experiential learning as a way to help students master manufacturing theory took top honours at a poster competition at the University of Windsor-Oakland University Teaching and Learning Conference in Rochester, Michigan.

Victoria Townsend, a doctoral student of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, tied with a faculty team from Oakland University to win the Dr. Wilbert J. McKeachie International Poster Prize for her poster, Road Trip! Building Meaningful Memories in an Experiential Continuum.