Teaching Innovation Fund

The UOIT Teaching Innovation Fund (UOIT-TIF) is available to assist UOIT faculty members and instructors in developing, implementing, and disseminating research and innovation in university teaching. UOIT-TIF supports areas including, but not limited to:
  • Innovative instructional practices and strategies
  • Pioneering educational content
  • Teaching-related research

Congratulations to the Teaching Innovation Fund 2018 recipients.

Click here to download a list of recipients and a summary of their projects.

Serious Games for Computer Science Learning: Jeremy Bradbury, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Michael Miljanovic, PhD Candidate/Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Science


Courseware to Support a Culture-Aware Robotic Computing Learning Experience: Patrick Hung, Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, Miguel Vargas Martin, Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, and Kamen Kanev, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology


Simulation-Based Interprofessional Education for Nursing and Medical Laboratory Students: Helene Marie Goulding, Associate Teaching Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Lavern Bourne, Associate Teaching Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and
Brenda Gamble, Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

Field Experience Learning Community Online: Diana Petrarca, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education

Action Research: Effective Writing Skills for Professional Purposes: Jia Li, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Maurice DiGuiseppe, Interim Dean, Faculty of Education, and Bill Muirhead, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education


Approaches to Developing a Peer Grading System: Amirali Salehi-Abari, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology and Julie Thorpe, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology


Digital Slide Bank: Holly Jones Taggart, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Otto Sanchez, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Elita Partosoedarso, Donna Smeeton Associate Teaching Professors, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Mikael Kahn, Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Health Sciences


Please note that the application period for the UOIT Teaching Innovation Fund ended on March 19, 2018.  Please check this page for upcoming updates and announcements related to the 2019 fund application.