Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

Educational Development

Director of Teaching Support Services: Sandy Hughes, BA, shughes@wlu.ca, ext. 4104
Manager of Educational Development: Jeanette McDonald, BASc, MSc, jmcdonald@wlu.ca, ext. 3211
Faculty Associate for Educational Development: Ruth Cruickshank, BEd, BPHE, MBA, PhD, ext. 2553, rcruikshank@wlu.ca
Educational Development Assistant: Debbie Lutz, BA, Ed Dip, dlutz@wlu.ca, ext. 3507
Office Location: Room R293, 202 Regina Street North
Email: edev@wlu.ca
Website: /edev/

Educational Development has as its mission the goal of fostering and advancing a culture that values excellence in teaching and learning. Working collaboratively with faculty, graduate students and administrators, the Office nurtures the enhancement of teaching and learning by:

  • profiling and supporting teaching innovations and best practices at all levels
  • encouraging excellence through reflective teaching practice and continuous skill development
  • advancing and facilitating the integration of educational technologies
  • providing input and direction on university policies and projects that support teaching and learning
  • promoting and supporting scholarly teaching practice and research
  • building relationships and networks internal and external to the university engaged in dialogue about teaching, learning and scholarship