Will is engaged with projects that leverage emerging technologies and pedagogies to support open learning. As a strategist for open education initiatives, he has worked on a range of initiatives that have included helping to support open pedagogy-based assignments that emphasize students as collaborators in the production of knowledge, the effective integration of open resources into individual courses, the development of UBC’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and learning analytics hackathons for undergraduate students. With a Master’s degree in library science, Will is interested in supporting the removal of barriers that limit access to education and knowledge.
kele directs the development of comprehensive plans for professional development, resource development and community engagement of faculty and graduate students involved in teaching face-to-face, blended and distance courses, in support of the university’s strategic teaching and learning goals. She negotiates partnerships with faculties and, in collaboration with localized teaching and learning units, develops and implements professional development programs (e.g., one-to-one faculty assistance and workshops on teaching skills development, assessment and evaluation of student learning, effective teaching and learning strategies, etc.) in order to foster teaching and learning excellence within Academic Units and across the University. Her role has University-wide scope, supporting the efforts of faculty, students, and staff who engage in CTLT’s programs and services to advance their learning and teaching goals.
Hélène Frohard-Dourlent is a member of the Student Diversity Initiative and uses the pronouns they/them or she/her. Hélène helps develop leading pedagogical strategies, educational modules, and learning tools to support student diversity, inclusion, and intercultural understanding, with the goal to enhance the experiences of all students in the classroom. Hélène has over 10 years of experience with educational initiatives focused on equity and inclusion, and has developed several classes in the Faculty of Arts on social inequality and diversity. Hélène holds a PhD from UBC’s Department of Sociology.
Christina Hendricks provides academic leadership to CTLT to help guide the centre in supporting development, delivery and evaluation of outstanding teaching and learning across all Faculties and units and UBC. In addition, she holds a faculty position as Professor of Teaching in the Department of Philosophy, where she also teaches courses and contributes to teaching and learning initiatives in the department. She is also currently a Board member of the American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT) and facilitates AAPT workshops for graduate students and faculty in teaching and learning philosophy.
Terri manages print and web design projects, working with clients to clarify subject material, design objectives, and provide recommendations on the selection of media. She develops visual concepts, graphics, and design templates that support faculty-facing communications projects.
Nicole has worked in educational technology for nearly 20 years supporting, designing, and programming learning environments in various capacities. She is currently a member of the Curriculum and Course Services team at CTLT in the role of Learning Designer, specializing in online learning.
Nausheen has several years of experience training faculty and establishing curriculum and courses with a focus on ESL programs. Recently, she has been working with program re-accreditation, institutional effectiveness and quality assurance for programs in several disciplines while also teaching at a university in the United Arab Emirates. She strives to find ways to continually improve education for students and educators alike.
Jaclyn (Jackie) Stewart works in collaboration with Christina Hendricks to provide academic leadership to the CTLT. She is also a Senior Instructor in the Department of Chemistry and the Director of the First-Year Seminar in Science. She specializes in teaching general chemistry, organic chemistry, and science communication. She is a member of the Canadian Society for Chemistry accreditation committee and an inaugural member of the UBC Equity and Inclusion Scholars Program.
Richard develops WordPress plugins and themes to help people share and publish content across the University. He is a WordPress core contributor who fully embraces the open-source nature of the platform and believes it can provide a solid foundation for developing new and innovative teaching and learning systems.
In partnership between CTLT and the Equity & Inclusion Office, Hanae develops and implements strategic approaches to embed inclusive teaching and learning strategies across UBC. She supports CTLT’s integration of equity and inclusion into their outfacing work for UBC’s teaching and learning community, such as the development of teaching and learning resources and professional development programs. She also collaborates with CTLT’s leadership team and staff members to weave equity and inclusion into its unit structures, cultures, and practices through consultations, strategic planning, and capacity-building. She holds a MA in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and a PhD in Educational Studies from UBC.
As the Faculty Liaison, Ashley advises and supports faculty and graduate students with the development and evaluation of teaching and learning enhancement projects. She also contributes to curriculum and course development, professional development services, and the development of the Faculty-wide undergraduate student learning outcomes. Ashley is cross appointed between the Science Centre for Learning and Teaching (Skylight) and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) as a means to improve collaboration among these groups and to enrich the scholarship of teaching and learning occurring within the Faculty of Science.