Kris Knorr


Position: Instructional Designer
Mailing Address: Mills Library
L504
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton ON L8S 4P5
Extension: 24539
E-Mail:
Location: L504/S


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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Knorr, K., McCurdy, T., and Vajoczki, S. (in press). Developing Development: A systematic methodology for a formalized faculty development program. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching.

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Lock, P.E., & Knorr, K. (June 2013). Mentoring undergraduate science education research: Building life-long learning and sustainable research practices. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.Sydney , NS. (paper, contributed).

Chiappetta-Swanson, C., & Knorr, K. (June 2013). Transforming classroom education for the future of student learning using a place-based education model. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.Sydney , NS. (paper, contributed).

Goff, L., Bates, P., & Knorr, K. (June 2013). Researcher as participant: Autoethnography for teaching and learning. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.Sydney , NS. (poster, contributed).

Knorr, K. (October 2012). An exploration of teaching and learning development needs, and factors associated with faculty participation. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Hamilton, ON. (paper, contributed).

Cunningham, N., Lock, P., Vajoczki, S.L. and Knorr, K. (October 2012). Transition experiences of high school chemistry students to university level chemistry. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Hamilton, ON. (poster, contributed).

Cunningham, N., Lock, P., Knorr, K.  and Vajoczki, S.L. (June 2012). Breaking down the boundary between high school and university. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Montreal, QC. (paper, contributed).

Knorr, K., Fenton, N. and Vajoczki, S.L. (June 2011). Mind the (Writing) Gap: A model to support academics through the writing process. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Saskatoon, SK. (paper, contributed).

Knorr, K., Fenton, N. and Vajoczki, S.L. (April 2011). Shades of Grey: Faculty Perspectives on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Opportunities and New Directions: A Research Conference on Teaching and Learning. Waterloo, ON. (paper, contributed).

Fenton, S., Knorr, K. and Vajoczki, S. (October 2010).  What is SoTL anyways?  Academic Perspectives of research-teaching linkages in higher education. Pedagogical Research in Higher Education Annual Conference.  Liverpool. (paper, contributed).

Knorr, K. and Vajoczki, S. (October 2010).  When university instructors become research subjects: a critical analysis of current teaching needs. Pedagogical Research in Higher Education Annual Conference.  Liverpool. (paper, contributed).

Knorr, K., McCurdy, T., and Vajoczki, S. (June 2010).   Directly from the Source: What Instructors Want to Know About Teaching and Learning.  Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference. Toronto (paper, contributed).

Knorr, K., and T.M. Finan. (April 2006).  Characterization of the putative galactitol operon in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Biology Undergraduate Symposium, McMaster University. Hamilton. (paper, contributed).

Knorr, K., and T.M. Finan. (March 2006).  Galactitol Metabolism in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Ontario Biology Day Conference, University of Western Ontario. London. (paper, contributed).

Cowie, A., Cheng, J., Knorr, K., and Finan, T.M. (May 2006).  Regulation of Genes Involved in Amino Acid, Purine and Pyrimidine Biosynthesis in Sinorhizobium meliloti. American Society for Microbiology, 106th General Meeting. Orlando Fl. (poster, contributed).


Member, Council of Ontario Educational Developers (COED)

Member, Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)
Member, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL)
Member, Association for Biological Laboratory Education (ABLE)


Project Title Principle Investigator Role

Transition experiences of high school chemistry students to university level chemistry

Kris Knorr, Pippa Lock

Co-investigator

Developing models to support academics though the writing process

Nancy Fenton, Kris Knorr, Susan Vajoczki

Co-investigator

An exploration of teaching and learning development needs, and factors associated with faculty participation

Dr. Susan Vajoczki, (Co-investigators: Dr. Nancy Fenton, Dr. Terry McCurdy)

Co-investigator and M.Ed. Thesis Research

Characterization of a Putative Galactitol Metabolism Gene Cluster in Sinorhizobium meliloti

T. Finan, Department of Biology, McMaster University

Honours Research Thesis

Construction of a Novel Reporter Gene Fusion Library for Sinorhizobium meliloti

T. Finan, Department of Biology, McMaster University

Research Assistant




University Service

2009 - 2011 - Member, McMaster University Roundtable on Copyright Policy

Faculty Service

2006 - 2008 - Member, Faculty of Science Joint Health and Safety Committee

Department Service

2006 - 2008 - Member, Biology Undergraduate Studies Committee
2006 - 2008 - Member, Department of Biology Health and Safety Committee