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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.

2020 fund
The deadline for submitting project ideas for the 2020 fund were due on 9 October 2020. 12project ideas were submitted and the 4 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. New online active learning platform for textbook
    Contact person: Associate professor Jane Ebsen Morthorst, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

  2. Students as partners
    Contact person: Associate professor Heidi Hansen, Department of Language and Communication, Faculty of Humanities

  3. Developing a cyber-physical environment for augmented studio-based learning
    Contact persons: Assistant professor Hugo Mulder,  assistant professor Roberto Naboni, assistant professor Nebojsa Jakica, Department of Technology and Innovatoin, Faculty of Technology

  4. Digital medias and the core skills of the study of history
    Contact person:  Associate professor Anne Magnussen, Department of History, Faculty of Humanities

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.
    Contact person: Associate professor Jesper Piihl, Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. 

  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: Associate professor Camilla F. Larsen and Associate professor Gry G. Linell, Department of Technology and Innovation, Faculty of Technology

  3. Feedback on management practice at the Professional Master of Public Governance programme. 
    Contact person: Associate professor Mads Bøge Kristiansen, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences
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
    Contact persons: 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.
    Contact persons: 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. Contact persons: 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.
 

Last Updated 02.02.2021