UQ Summer Research Program 2016-17
The UQ Summer Research Program provides an opportunity for scholars to work with a researcher in a formal research environment in their area of interest at UQ. By participating in the program, scholars will gain valuable academic and professional skills, have an opportunity to develop links with industry and academic contacts and can test drive research before embarking on further research studies or higher degree research projects.
UQ Summer Research Program 2016-17 Scholarships at ITaLI
ITaLI is offering up to eight UQ Summer Research Program 2016-17 Scholarships. There are a number of projects from which to choose listed further below.
The UQ Summer Research Program 2016-17 is open to undergraduate, honours or masters by coursework students who:
- are currently enrolled at UQ at the time of application;
- have completed at least one year of study at the time of application;
- are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline;
- have a high level of academic achievement during their undergraduate degree; and
- have the potential to and an interest in undertaking postgraduate study (masters or PhD).
Scholars will receive funding equivalent to $300 per week for the duration of the program. To be eligible for funding, scholars will need to meet the following conditions:
- Participate in the program for six to ten weeks between 21 November 2016 and 10 February 2017; and
- Work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
ITaLI will award scholarships based on the academic merit of the applicant, motivation for participating in the program and the skills and attributes of the applicant to meet the project requirements.
The UQ Summer Research Program projects available at ITaLI focus on research into higher education and educational technology. To find out more about each project, including supervisor contact information, click on the links below.
- Analysing results from a systematic literature review on students as partners with collaborative partners in Canada
- Build Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with UQx (maximum 2 positions available)
- Collaborating with McMaster University team to develop and conduct research on lasting impact of participation in an International summer institute on students as partners in university education
- Co-creating a Students as Partners Program and Student Representative Program for UQ
- Conducting interviews with UQ leaders to explore how they engage students to enhance teaching and learning
- Developing a Pedagogical Framework to Enhance Student Learning through ePortfolio Use
- Learning Analytics for UQx Massive Open Online Courses
- Professionalisation in Learning and Teaching: Exploring the changing roles of learning designers in higher education
- Student Charters: Are they keeping pace with current trends in student dishonesty in assessment?
How to apply
- Review the UQ Summer Research Program Guidelines for Scholars
- Review the UQ Summer Research Program projects available at ITaLI
- Make contact with the supervisor listed in the project description document via email and provide a copy of your CV. The supervisor will contact you via return email or phone to discuss the project and determine your suitability to carry out the work
- Obtain endorsement from the project supervisor for you to apply (an email will be sufficient)
- Submit your application via the online form before 31 August, 2016
- You will be notified of the outcome of your application by 23 September, 2016