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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 21, 2014
Canadian Excellence
Jeanette McDonald

Jeanette McDonald

Manager: Educational Development

Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.3211
Fax: 519.884.6063
Office Location: 202 Regina Street North, R297
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Academic Background

EdD (Higher Education), OISE/University of Toronto
MSc (Rural Extension Studies), University of Guelph
BASc (Child Studies), University of Guelph


As Manager of Educational Development, Jeanette provides programming to faculty, graduate students, and teaching/instructional assistants on matters related to teaching, student assessment, instructional/curriculum design, etc. She also provides administrative support to the Senate Committee on University Teaching, contributes to teaching and learning policy development, collaborates on joint educational initiatives, and engages in research on educational development and instructional practices.

Contact Jeanette About:

  • customized programming and support (e.g., workshops, retreat facilitation, guest lectures)
  • confidential one-on-one consultations
  • teaching and designing online, blended, and classroom courses
  • designing student feedback tools and providing classroom observations
  • conducting educational research and scholarly teaching practice
  • preparing instructional development grant applications and teaching award nominations
  • connecting academic colleagues on shared areas of interest related to teaching
  • Senate Committee on University Teaching (SCUT)
Additional Information
Teaching Philosophy Statement

Curriculum Vitae