Brock University Faculty of Social Sciences Annual Report 2010-11

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Brock University Faculty of Social Sciences Annual Report 2010-11

  1. 1. Faculty of Social Sciences 2010-11 Annual Report Prepared by Jo Stewart, Administrative Officer
  2. 2. Message from the Dean Dean of Social Sciences, Tom Dunk
  3. 3. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  4. 4. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  5. 5. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty • Outstanding teaching Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  6. 6. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty • Outstanding teaching • Graduate numbers have increased Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  7. 7. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty • Outstanding teaching • Graduate numbers have increased • Major research contributions by faculty members Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  8. 8. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty • Outstanding teaching • Graduate numbers have increased • Major research contributions by faculty members • Award-winning faculty and staff members Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  9. 9. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty • Outstanding teaching • Graduate numbers have increased • Major research contributions by faculty members • Award-winning faculty and staff members • Responding to fiscal constraints Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  10. 10. Message from the Dean • Enrolments have risen • Quality research, teaching and service across the Faculty • Outstanding teaching • Graduate numbers have increased • Major research contributions by faculty members • Award-winning faculty and staff members • Responding to fiscal constraints • 2010-11 was both challenging and fulfilling Narrated by Tom Dunk, Dean, Social Sciences.
  11. 11. Faculty Summary – Undergraduate Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs, June Corman
  12. 12. Faculty Summary – Undergraduate• FTE = Over 4300 (FW, SP & SU) 5% increase from 2009-10 8% increase from 2008-09 *Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional Analysis Narrated by June Corman, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs
  13. 13. Faculty Summary – Undergraduate• FTE = Over 4300 (FW, SP & SU) 5% increase from 2009-10 8% increase from 2008-09• Over 21,500 FCE enrolments in undergraduate courses (FW, SP & SU) *Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional Analysis Narrated by June Corman, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs
  14. 14. Faculty Summary – Undergraduate• FTE = Over 4300 (FW, SP & SU) 5% increase from 2009-10 8% increase from 2008-09• Over 21,500 FCE enrolments in undergraduate courses (FW, SP & SU)• Total majors (single + combined) = Almost 5,000 *Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional Analysis Narrated by June Corman, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs
  15. 15. Faculty Summary – Undergraduate• FTE = Over 4300 (FW, SP & SU) 5% increase from 2009-10 8% increase from 2008-09• Over 21,500 FCE enrolments in undergraduate courses (FW, SP & SU)• Total majors (single + combined) = Almost 5,000• Graduates at Fall, 2010 Convocation = Over 200• Graduates at Spring, 2011 Convocation = Almost 900 *Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional Analysis Narrated by June Corman, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs
  16. 16. Departmental Summary – Undergraduate* Department/ Combined FCE-Total FTE-Total Average Class Majors Students (Change Centre Majors Enrolment Size from previous year) CHYS 750 40 2450 500 (+9%) 61 CPCF 600 5 2700 550 (+7%) 74 ECON 200 20 3200 650 (+9%) 89 GEOG 300 20 2000 400 (-7%) 71 LABR 0 40 425 85 (+46%) 47 POLI 500 60 2150 430 (+1%) 61 PSYC 850 40 3700 745 (+3%) 86 SOCI 600 60 3300 660 (+4%) 80 TREN 170 0 1000 200 (+10%) 57 WISE 25 10 650 130 (+3%) 65 General 600 N/A N/A N/A N/A Studies***Rounded numbers; Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional Analysis**General Studies is not a department or a centre; rather, this is a degree option that is available to Social Science students that is housed in the Office of the Dean.
  17. 17. Academic Advising in the Social Sciences• Academic advisors in the Faculty: 11
  18. 18. Academic Advising in the Social Sciences• Academic advisors in the Faculty: 11• Number of in-person, telephone and electronic undergraduate advising sessions across theFaculty (estimate based on typical advisor load): 60,000
  19. 19. New in 2010-11● SOCI 1F99 was offered for the first time – a successful new service learning course wherestudents examine philosophies, social histories and politics of community service, and engage inwith experiential learning and field trips in community settings, and practices of self-reflectionon community engagement. Cailin Brennan, a student in SOCI 1F99, serves dinner at the Hope Centre in Welland. Photo taken by fellow student John Trudeau.
  20. 20. New in 2010-11● TREN students took part in a field course in New Zealand where they completed coursework atthe University of Otago and field work in some of New Zealand’s environmentally sensitive areas 20
  21. 21. New in 2010-11● TREN students took part in a field course in New Zealand where they completed coursework atthe University of Otago and field work in some of New Zealand’s environmentally sensitive areas 21
  22. 22. New in 2010-11● TREN students took part in a field course in New Zealand where they completed coursework atthe University of Otago and field work in some of New Zealand’s environmentally sensitive areas● Self-study and site visits for three program reviews – Political Science, Child and YouthStudies, Labour Studies 22
  23. 23. Faculty Summary – Graduate* Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, Ingrid Makus
  24. 24. Faculty Summary – Graduate*• FTE=233*Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional AnalysisNarrated by Ingrid Makus, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
  25. 25. Faculty Summary – Graduate*• FTE=233• Full- and part-time graduate students=388*Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional AnalysisNarrated by Ingrid Makus, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
  26. 26. Faculty Summary – Graduate*• FTE=233• Full- and part-time graduate students=388•1% increase from 2009-10*Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional AnalysisNarrated by Ingrid Makus, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
  27. 27. Faculty Summary – Graduate*• FTE=233• Full- and part-time graduate students=388•1% increase from 2009-10•14% increase from 2008-09*Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional AnalysisNarrated by Ingrid Makus, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
  28. 28. Faculty Summary – Graduate*• FTE=233• Full- and part-time graduate students=388•1% increase from 2009-10•14% increase from 2008-09•1,529 FCE enrolments in graduate courses*Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional AnalysisNarrated by Ingrid Makus, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
  29. 29. Departmental Summary – Graduate* Department/ Number of Students FCE-Total FTE-Total Students (Change Centre (Full- + Part-time) Enrolment from previous year) CADS 185 385 76 (0%) CHYS 20 80 19 (-15%) CPCF 3.7 (shared with 75 8 (-13%) Humanities) ECON 30 100 31 (+55%) GEOG 15 50 12 (+<1%) POLI 30 85 25 (-18%) PSYC 45 695 37 (-3%) SJES 20 60 13 (-30%) SOCI 15 35 13 (+6%)*Numbers rounded to the nearest 5; Source: 2010-11 Majors and Enrolment Reports published by Office of Institutional Analysis
  30. 30. New in 2010-11●Brock Environmental Sustainability Research Unit
  31. 31. New in 2010-11●Brock Environmental Sustainability Research Unit●Jobs & Justice Research Unit Research Collective Members: · Larry Savage (Director) · June Corman · Ann Duffy · Tami Friedman · Carmela Patrias · Dennis Soron · Michelle Webber
  32. 32. Faculty Research Summary – Awards• Total new awards: 73 *Source: Brock Research Services
  33. 33. Faculty Research Summary – Awards• Total new awards: 73• Total value of new awards*: $988,499 *Source: Brock Research Services
  34. 34. Faculty Research Summary – Awards• Total new awards: 73• Total value of new awards*: $988,499• Total ongoing awards: 76 *Source: Brock Research Services
  35. 35. Faculty Research Summary – Awards• Total new awards: 73• Total value of new awards*: $988,499• Total ongoing awards: 76• Total value of ongoing awards*: $14,888,479• Awards with Principal Investigators in Social Sciences*: 29 *Source: Brock Research Services
  36. 36. Faculty Research – Publications/Conference Participation• Articles published (refereed): 179• Books/monographs: 31• Edited books/chapters: 71• Other (refereed): 147
  37. 37. Faculty Research – Publications/Conference Participation• Articles published (refereed): 179• Books/monographs: 31• Edited books/chapters: 71• Other (refereed): 147• Papers presented: 309• Workshops and other conference participation (incl. organizing committee): 187• International research activities: 120+
  38. 38. Faculty and Staff Awards, Distinctions, Comings and Goings● Faculty awards/distinctions: 38
  39. 39. Faculty and Staff Awards, Distinctions, Comings and Goings● Faculty awards/distinctions: 38● Staff awards/distinctions:7
  40. 40. Faculty and Staff Awards, Distinctions, Comings and Goings● Faculty awards/distinctions: 38● Staff awards/distinctions:7● Completion of degrees/certificates by staff members:5
  41. 41. Faculty and Staff Awards, Distinctions, Comings and Goings● Faculty awards/distinctions: 38● Staff awards/distinctions:7● Completion of degrees/certificates by staff members:5●Child and Youth Studies welcomed Administrative Assistant Lora Baliukas
  42. 42. Faculty and Staff Awards, Distinctions, Comings and Goings• Fond best wishes were given to Hugh Gayler (GEOG), Harry Hunt (PSYC), and Jane Dywan (PSYC) asthey all retired after many successful years at Brock University. Hugh Gayler Harry Hunt Jane Dywan Geography Psychology Psychology
  43. 43. Faculty Teaching Summary• FCE taught: 212
  44. 44. Faculty Teaching Summary• FCE taught: 212• Average course evaluation: 2.1 (1=Excellent; 5=Poor)
  45. 45. Faculty Teaching Summary• FCE taught: 212• Average course evaluation: 2.1 (1=Excellent; 5=Poor)• Graduate supervisions: 341• Undergraduate supervisions: 87
  46. 46. Faculty Service Summary• Contributions to Brock committees: more than 500
  47. 47. Faculty Service Summary• Contributions to Brock committees: more than 500• Other Brock responsibilities: almost 200
  48. 48. Faculty Service Summary• Contributions to Brock committees: more than 500• Other Brock responsibilities: almost 200• Faculty member participation in community affairs: over 300
  49. 49. Faculty Service Summary• Contributions to Brock committees: more than 500• Other Brock responsibilities: almost 200• Faculty member participation in community affairs: over 300• Professional development participation-faculty: almost 100
  50. 50. Thank you. Please contact us with any questions. Tom Dunk tdunk@brocku.ca June Cormanjcorman@brocku.ca Ingrid Makusimakus@brocku.ca

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