Service to University

  • Director, Centre for Imaginative Education, Simon Fraser University
  • Facilitator, Rethinking Teaching Workshop: worked intensively with SFU faculty from across the university to help them redesign their courses with a focus on student learning (2012)
  • Member, Adjudication Committee, Teaching and Learning Grants (Large): Review of proposals from SFU faculty for grants to study teaching and learning in their courses and programs (2011-2013)
  • Member, Steering Committee, Burnaby Mountain College: Organization of interdisciplinary conversations and dinner gatherings for graduate students and faculty with visiting scholars and President’s Faculty Talk presenters (2010-current)
  • Founding Director: Initiated and helped design for the Foundations of Academic Literacy program in the Faculty of Education; the Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (a Schedule B university centre, with Cheryl Amundsen) (2007-2008)
  • Member, University Curriculum Implementation Task Force: Planning university-wide changes in admissions and graduation requirements; working with Faculty of Education on implementation of new requirements (January 2003–September 2006)