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Reduction in Teaching for Research Purposes Award

Permanent-stream Concordia University of Edmonton faculty may apply for a reduction in teaching assignment in order to carry out research. A limited number of Reduction in Teaching Awards are available to encourage and support faculty members engaged in both funded and non-funded research.

Eligible faculty members seeking a reduction in their teaching assignment for research purposes must submit an application outlining, in detail, the proposed research project to be undertaken. Applications must be submitted by November 15th for a reduced teaching assignment to begin in the following academic year.

Complete both the Cover Page and the Application Form and submit to research@concordia.ab.ca

Cover Page and Application Form

Reduction in Teaching Final Report

Within one month of completion of the reduction in teaching assignment period, complete a Reduction in Teaching Final Report and submit it to research@concordia.ab.ca

Final Report Form

 

Recipients of the Reduction in Teaching for Research Awards Competition

November 2018

Congratulations to the following faculty for their success!

Dr. Inhee Berg, Chair, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts
Title: The Social Status Minority and Early Christianity (monograph)

Dr. Brent Bradford, Assistant Professor, Education, Faculty of Education
Title: Physical Activity Levels of Children in Outdoor Early Childhood Environments

Dr. Katherine Collins, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Faculty of Arts
Title: Development of a computerized analysis for the detection of linguistic bias

Dr. Tim Labron, Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts
Title: Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Religion / Science and Religion in curriculums

Dr. Zdravko Marjanovic, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Faculty of Arts
Title: Response Styles in Personality Questionnaire Data / Motivation and Prosocial Behavior

Dr. John Maxfield, Associate Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts
Title: Reformation in a North German City: Brunswick from Evangelical Reform to Lutheran Culture in the 16th Century (monograph)

Dr. Steven Muir, Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts
Title: The Icarus Phenomenon: Ritual Experiments and Responses in Paul’s Communities (monograph)

Dr. Vladimir Pitchko, Professor, Chemistry, Faculty of Science
Title: Blended learning technique as a threshold barrier in students’ learning experience in universities

Dr. Owen Scadeng, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Faculty of Science
Title: Investigation of 8π electrocyclizations on 7-carbon systems

Dr. Ha Tran, Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Faculty of Science
Title: Efficient algorithms for ideal lattices

Dr. Conrad Van Dyk, Associate Professor, Literature and Language, Faculty of Arts
Title:  The Nature of Writing open access writing guide / Nonsense and Romanticism in Children’s Literature (book project)

Dr. Linda VanNetten Blimke, Assistant Professor, Literature and Language, Faculty of Arts
Title: Female Sentimental Travel Writers and Revolution, 1775-1800 (monograph)

Dr. Robin Willey, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts
Title:  Narratives of International Faith-Based Humanitarians in East Africa / Christian Humanitarianism: Faith and Values within a Global Development Agency / Art & Religion in Canadian Evangelicalism