Director, Centre for Leadership in Learning
Associate Professor, School of Geography & Earth Sciences
Phone: 905.525.9140 x22618
- Inquiry learning
- Problem-based learning in the disciplines
- Use of learning technologies to facilitate student learning
- Use of learning technologies to make learning accessible
- Evaluating and rewarding teaching
- Role of teaching-stream faculty in higher education
|Project Title||Project Principal Investigator||Project Collaborators|
|Teaching Stream Faculty in Ontario.||Susan Vajoczki||
|Lecture Capture: An effective tool for student learning and meeting the accommodation needs of students.||Susan Vajoczki & Susan Watt|
|Assessment of a new model for information literacy and geospatial literacy instruction.||Susan Vajoczki||Jeff Trzeciak|
Publications & Presentations
Vajoczki, S., Biegas, T.C., Crenshaw, M.W., Healey, R.L., Osayomi, T., Bradford, M. & Monk, J. (2011). Professional development in teaching and learning for early career academic geographers: Contexts, practices and tensions. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 35(3), 395-408.
Vajoczki, S., Savage, P., Martin, L., Borin, P., & Kustra, E. (2011). Good teachers, scholarly teachers and teachers engaged in scholarship of teaching and learning: A case study from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2(1).
Vajoczki, S., Watt, S., Vine, M.M., & Liao, X.R. (2011). Inquiry learning: Level, discipline, class size, what matters? International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 5(1).
Vajoczki, S. (2011). A Canadian perspective on undergraduate research. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 31(2), 41-47.
Vajoczki, S., Watt, S., Marquis, N., & Holshausen, K. (2010). Podcasts: Are they an effective tool to enhance student learning? A case study from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 19(3), 349-362.
Pawson, E., Fournier, E., Haigh, M., Muniz, O., Trafford, J., & Vajoczki, S. (2006). Problem-based learning in geography: Towards a critical assessment of its purposes, benefits and risks. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 30(1), 103-116.
Cuneo, C., Harnish, D., Roy, D., & Vajoczki, S. (2012). Lessons learned: The McMaster inquiry story from innovation to institutionalization. New Directions in Teaching and Learning. (Accepted in final form for publication in early 2012).
Vajoczki, S., Fenton, N., Menard, K., & Pollon, D. (2011). Teaching-Stream Faculty in Ontario. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.
Vajoczki, S., Watt, S., Marquis, N., Liao, X.R., & Vine, M.M. (2011). Students’ approach to learning and their use of lecture capture. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 20(2),195-214.
Vajoczki, S., Watt, S., Fenton, N., & Tarkowski, J. Lecture capture: An effective tool for universal instructional design? Submitted to the Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
- Serving as a research mentor
- Reviewing proposals and offering feedback
- Receiving feedback on projects & proposals