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Faculty Learning and Teaching Chair

The Faculty Learning and Teaching Chair program at Ryerson 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 Learning and Teaching Chair for 2019 to 2020.

Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee

The Faculty Learning and 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 Learning and 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
  • Susan Bishop, Nursing
  • Loree Erikson, Disability Studies
  • Don Kinder, Library
  • Nicole Land, Early Childhood Studies
  • Emma MacGregor, graduate student, Nursing
  • Richard Meldrum, Occupational and Public Health
  • Susan Preston, Social Work
  • Petra Roberts, Child and Youth Care
  • Jasna Schwind, Nursing
  • Zhixi Zhuang, Urban and Regional Planning