The Spearhead project fund

The spearhead project fund is to contribute resources that will make it possible to experiment with methods and digital technologies which can unleash the individual student’s professional as well as social potentials. The executive board wishes to support real innovation through the testing of
new digital and pedagogical possibilities in specific educational environments at SDU.

Apply for the The Spearhead project fund 2021 
Read more in this Call for The Spearhead project fund 2021 (only in Danish). The deadline for submission of applications will be 9 October 2020.

2019 fund
The deadline for submitting project ideas for the 2019 fund were due on 17 June 2019. 14 project ideas were submitted and the 3 project ideas below were funded. The projects will be followed closely by the SDU Centre for Teaching and Learning with the purpose of extracting, documenting and disseminating knowledge and experiences widely at SDU.

  1. Curriculum redesign of 3 profiles of the MSc in Economics and Business Administration programme focusing on feed forward and academic bildung across semesters. Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. Contact person: Jesper Piihl.

  2. Feedback plan for the first four semesters of the BEng in Civil Engineering programme. Department of Technology and Innovation, Faculty of Engineering. Contact persons: Camilla F. Larsen and Gry G. Linell.

  3. Feedback on management practice at the Professional Master of Public Governance programme. Department of Political Science, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. Contact person: Mads Bøge Kristiansen.
2018 fund
The fund was offered for the first time in 2018 and applications were due in May 2018. 9 applications were submitted and the 3 projects below were funded. The projects will be followed closely by the SDU Centre of Teaching and Learning with the purpose of extracting, documenting and disseminating knowledge and experiences widely at SDU. 
  1. Development of blended learning with SDU-PACS for students’ flexible learning and employability – a project across health education programmes. Associate professor and Head of Studies Henrik Lauridsen, Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Associate professor John Chemnitz, IMM and Clinical Associate Professor Ole Graumann, Department of Clinical Research, et al. Faculty of Health Science

  2. Project BMB online – strengthening quality, flexibility and individualization through online learning processes. Outreach coordinator Lise Junker Nielsen, Academic staff Karin Hjernø and Professor Brage Storstein Andresen, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science.
     
  3. 21st Century Employability Goals of Higher Education: Aligning Authentic Learning Goals of Courses and Self-Determination of Students. Associate Professor Saifuddin Khalid, Associate Professor Lars Elbæk and Research Assistant René Engelhardt Hansen, Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics. Thomas Bernhard Kjærgaard, SDU RIO and Career Coach Majbritt Ursula Johansen, HR Development. Faculty of Health Science.