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Faculty of Community Services

Faculty Teaching Chair

Ryerson’s Faculty Teaching Chair program cultivates teaching excellence, fosters peer collaboration, and develops resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

At the Faculty of Community Services, Marni Binder has been appointed as the Faculty Teaching Chair for 2017 to 2018.

Faculty Learning & Teaching Committee

The Faculty Learning & Teaching Committee at the Faculty of Community Services is made up of a diverse group of stakeholders from the faculty, library and student body.  

They advance transformative approaches to learning and teaching, such as:

  • E-learning
  • Interprofessional education
  • Mindfulness
  • Social innovation
  • Arts-informed/arts-based methods

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Faculty Teaching Chair to promote excellence in teaching, student engagement and learning
  • Provide peer review, peer consultations and support for teaching at the school level
  • Advise on issues regarding learning and teaching
  • Adjudicate faculty teaching awards
  • Plan faculty-wide events and workshops

Committee members:

  • Marni Binder (Chair), Early Childhood Studies
  • Jennifer Poole, Social Work
  • Cecile Farnum, Library
  • Chelsea Jones, Disability Studies
  • Johanne Jean-Pierre, Child and Youth Care
  • Richard Meldrum, Occupational and Public Health
  • Jasna Schwind, Nursing
  • Susan Bishop, Nursing
  • Zhixi Zhuang, Urban and Regional Planning
  • Nadya Burton, Midwifery
Get in touch

The Faculty Learning & Teaching Committee is available to discuss your questions and ideas about teaching.

Teaching members of Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services can get in touch regarding any of the following:

  • Teaching
  • Course design
  • Student engagement
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

Please contact Marni Binder, Faculty Teaching Chair at