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Collaboration Aims for Universal Electronic CVs

The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Windsor was selected by the Dean of Graduate Studies to test eCV’s ability to electronically generate CVs for the Ontario Council for Graduate Studies (OCGS) program reviews from March through May 2007. The Faculty of Graduate Studies supplied the development team with templates … Continue reading "Collaboration Aims for Universal Electronic CVs"

April 16, 2008


Information Literacy Online: Interactive Tutorials for Research Skills

Tutorial content, design, media, and animation were developed through a close collaboration between librarians and computer science students employed by the former Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology (AITT). Funding for the project continues to be provided by a grant administered through the Acadia Student Resource Centre to create services and resources for students, with … Continue reading "Information Literacy Online: Interactive Tutorials for Research Skills"

April 16, 2008


Portal Partnership Links Windsor to International Online Solutions

Stakeholder involvement was an integral part of the planning and implementation of this large and complex project. In the fall of 2007 the project team consulted with deans and others in the eight Faculties and with four university-wide management groups (Administration Executive Group, President’s Executive Committee, Managers and Supervisors Group and the Senior Management Group). … Continue reading "Portal Partnership Links Windsor to International Online Solutions"

April 16, 2008


Transforming and renewing a facilities resource team in a period of growth

Labour relations is a key part of this process of renewal. Prior to 2001, the relationship with NASA was adversarial, characterized by a lack of trust and respect. At that shop floor, there was no buyin to what the university was doing. University clients didn’t see the value of the service they were getting. Human … Continue reading "Transforming and renewing a facilities resource team in a period of growth"

April 16, 2008


A Computerized Student Retention Analysis System; Engaging the University community in student success interventions through the sharing of information on enrolment analysis.

The first model of the system was developed about 3 years ago. Over the next 12-18 months the system was shown to many members of the user community. The aim was to demonstrate capabilities and to solicit user feedback. As a result, the system has gone through many iterations, each one incorporating the user feedback … Continue reading "A Computerized Student Retention Analysis System; Engaging the University community in student success interventions through the sharing of information on enrolment analysis."

April 16, 2007


Innovative Waste Management Program at Concordia University

Concordia’s waste management program has involved dozens of stakeholders directly involved or affected by the project: – Waste and recycling audits were conducted by the Environmental Coordinator and students obtaining class credits in exchange for their research, plus over twenty student volunteers who helped sort the waste. Custodial Services and Environmental Health and Safety were … Continue reading "Innovative Waste Management Program at Concordia University"

April 16, 2007


Tri-Council Compliance Project

Specific consultations were not conducted with the research community about this project. However, it is understood that researchers are the primary beneficiaries of improved administrative processes and increased understanding/awareness of Tri-Council guidelines. The effort expended on the administration of research activity has the greatest impact on Research Services and Financial Reporting. Due to the close … Continue reading "Tri-Council Compliance Project"

April 16, 2007


Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew

From the initial conception, consensus building and stakeholder buy-in, especially with the academics, has been a priority for UBC Renew. A communications committee was created for this project to work with planners, implementers – including facility, operations management and the stakeholders – to ensure that there was (and is) a steady stream of two-way information … Continue reading "Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew"

April 16, 2007


UBC SEEDS: Maximizing Student, Staff, and Faculty Synergies

Multiple stakeholder involvement is at the heart of SEEDS. In the initial project meetings, the SEEDS Manager works with staff and faculty to carefully clarify the desired outcomes, and to establish solid commitment among the participants. It is vital to ensure that the research or field of study that staff members require fit well with … Continue reading "UBC SEEDS: Maximizing Student, Staff, and Faculty Synergies"

April 16, 2007


University of Alberta Public Health Response Committee: A Public Health Leader

There has been extensive involvement of the University community and the larger community through the PHRC. Twenty-seven representatives from areas including the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University Health Services, Law, Campus Security, Human Resources, International Centre, Veterinary Services, Libraries, Research, Facilities and Operations and Public Affairs. Undergraduate students and graduate students are represented. The … Continue reading "University of Alberta Public Health Response Committee: A Public Health Leader"

April 16, 2007


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