Stewart Research Group

Applied educational psychology to improve chemistry learning and instruction.

The Stewart Group uses quantitative and qualitative techniques from the learning sciences and educational psychology to investigate chemistry learning at the cognitive, course, and institutional levels.

Feedback Effectiveness and Emotions in Learning “FEEL” Project

The Stewart Group has built a state-of-the-art eye-tracking and electrodermal activity research lab to explore how emotions impact learning from feedback. This work is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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Logo for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Equity in First-Year Active Learning Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Courses

A collaborative project bringing together educators, researchers, and students from multiple departments at UBC to investigate equity in our courses. Funded by the Equity and Inclusion Scholars Program through the Equity and Inclusion Office.

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The Stewart group acknowledges current and past funding from the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, the Skylight Development Fund, and the UBC Work Learn Program.