Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Educational Development Associates

Educational Development Associates General Email: TA&GradCTL@queensu.ca

Christiana Asantewaa Okyere

Educational Development Associate

School of Rehabilitation Therapy

 

 

 

For more information about Christiana

Christiana is a PhD candidate at the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. With a passion for educational development, her research focuses on improving access to inclusive education for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in low and middle income countries. As a Teaching Assistant, she has contributed to graduate student teaching and learning through the provision of constructive feedback.

As a Teaching Assistant, she has contributed to graduate student teaching and learning through guest lectures and the provision of constructive feedback. In her new role as an Education Development Associate at the Centre for Teaching and learning, she hopes to support grow educational development across the Queen’s campus. Specifically, Christiana seeks to provide leadership and guidance to teaching assistants, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows through the development and assessment of educational resources and identification of practical solutions to the teaching and learning challenges that confront them.

 

 

Marin Ingalise Beck

Educational Development Associate

Department of Political Studies

 

 

 

For more information about Marin

Marin is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University where she specializes in Gender & Politics and Political Theory. Her doctoral research examines how immigrant women’s service organizations from various regions across Canada respond to gender-specific needs in neoliberal times. As a teaching assistant and teaching fellow, Marin has led multiple tutorial sessions and courses on introductory politics, immigration and migration, and feminist political theories.

In her new role as an Educational Development Associate with the Centre for Teaching and Learning, Marin hopes to contribute to and grow the graduate student teaching community at Queen’s University. Particularly, Marin hopes to pass on her experiences in the teaching environment to fellow graduate student educators who wish to develop, expand, and improve their skills through practical training, collaborative consultation, and mentorship.

 

Andrea Reid

Educational Development Associate

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

 

 

 

For more information about Andrea

Andrea is a PhD student in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS). While she is currently working her way through the comprehensive exam process, her research anticipates focusing on reproductive politics in a Canadian context.

As an Educational Development Associate, Andrea hopes to use her experience as a teaching assistant and a writing consultant to support graduate students in their teaching practices. Currently, Andrea is working with teaching assistants in SKHS to support them in providing effective feedback and writing instruction to undergraduate students. Andrea is excited to bring this knowledge and experience to the Centre for Teaching and Learning, and looks forward to learning more about her own teaching practice from the community of graduate students at Queen’s.

 


 

John Haffner

Educational Development Associate (Winter 2019)

Department of Geography and Planning

 

 

 

For more information about John

John is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University. His research focuses on the social processes behind infrastructure development with particular attention paid to municipal-Indigenous relationships in transportation and land use planning in southern Ontario. As a teaching assistant, John has provided guest lectures and facilitated tutorial discussions on urban geography, urban and regional planning and community development.

John has a deep curiosity for teaching and learning. He is specifically interested in how teachers and learners co-create environments where complex ideas can be explored critically, respectfully and joyfully. John is excited to further engage with the scholarship of teaching and learning and to support TAs', graduate students' and post-doctoral fellows' professional development as an EDA for the CTL.