Research project to assess perceptions of teaching culture underway at UWaterloo

Friday, November 11, 2016

Donna Ellis, Director of the Centre for Teaching Excellence, is leading the University of Waterloo implementation of a research project to assess instructors’, staff members’, and students’ perceptions of university teaching culture. The research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and is being conducted at eight other universities in Canada.

Instructors teaching in the Fall 2016 term, staff supporting teaching and learning on campus, graduate students, and a random sample of undergraduate students have received an email invitation to participate. The survey will close Monday, December 5th.

This research has received ethics clearance through a University of Waterloo Research Ethics Committee (ORE#21772). For more information on this project, please visit this website.