Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Andy Leger, Ph.D.

Educational Developer and
Associate Professor

Contact Information:

Phone: 613 533-6000 ext. 75303
Email: al7@queensu.ca

Background:

Andy started with Queen's University in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy in 1996 as a tenure-tracked faculty member focusing on orthopedics and sport physical therapy while conducting his own research before becoming an Educational Developer with the Centre (Then, the Instructional Development Centre) in 2004. As an Educational Developer his focus shifted to his interests surrounding the appropriate use of learning technology, problem-based  and active learning methods in and out of the classroom. In July of 2012 he was cross-appointed with the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Science where he teaches and supervises graduate students.

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Education:

  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science
    Simon Fraser University
  • M.Sc. Physical Therapy/Therapist
    University of Western Ontario
  • B.Sc. Physical Therapy
    University of Western Ontario
  • B.A.H.
    University of Western Ontario

Portfolio:

As an Educational Developer with the Centre, Andy works closely with faculty and staff on the development or learning spaces, educational technologies and ways to enhance the student and educator experience through the implementation of the resources. Andy helps coordinate the use of the newly renovated Active Learning Classrooms and is a member of the OnQ - Queen's new Learning Management System (LMS) Steering Committee.

Publications:

Leger A., Van Melle E., Mighty E.J., Stockley D. Creating a Foundation for SoTL and Academic Advancement at Queen’s University. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, Volume 3 Issue 1 July 2009

Gurm B., Van Melle E., Cooper L., Pearl D., Leger A., Johnson T., Gingras J., Mighty J., Mackenzie J., Macpherson A., Kalish A., Stockley D., Decker E., Building Scholarly Communities: Lessons Learned. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, Volume 3 Issue 1 July 2009

Leger A., Fostaty Young S., A Graduate Course on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Influences on Conceptions of Teaching and Learning. The Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vol 5. Issue 1, 2014

Wilcox, S., Leger A.  Crossing Thresholds: Identifying conceptual transitions in postsecondary teaching The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Vol. 4: Iss. 2, Article 7. 2013

Leger A., Godlewska, A., Adjei, J., Schaefli, L., Whetstone, S., Finlay, J., Roy, R., & Massey, J. Large First-Year Course Re-Design to Promote Student Engagement and Student Learning. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. 2013 http://www.heqco.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/Large%20First%20Year%20Cours...

Godlewska, A., Schaefli, L., Leger A., Whetstone, S., Adjei, J., Finlay, J., Massey, J.,Roy, R. Engaged and Deep Learning in a Large Introductory Geography Class: A Five Semester Study, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, submitted 2014

Awards:

  • Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy Excellence in Research Award    
  • Blue Star Award for Teaching Excellence, School of Rehabilitation Therapy