Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

photo of Lauren AnsteyLauren Anstey, Ph.D.

Educational Developer

Contact Information:

Email: l.anstey@queensu.ca
Phone: (613) 533-6428 ext. 77185


As an Educational Developer, Lauren is focused on curriculum development and improvement. To her role, she brings expertise in curriculum theory and design, authentic inquiry learning, and online and technology-enhanced teaching. She believes in university classrooms (both physical and digital) as a place of authenticity, meaning, and belonging for students and instructors alike.

At the Centre for Teaching and Learning, Lauren facilitates departmental leaders as they undertake the ongoing process of program or curriculum review and continuous development. She works with departments in planning, implementing, and evaluating curricular priorities and intended program outcomes for student learning.

For more information on Lauren Anstey


PhD in Education, Queen’s University
MSc in Anatomical Sciences, Queen’s University
BHSc, Western University


Hundey, B., Anstey, L., Cruickshank, H., & Watson, G. (2020). Mentoring faculty online: A literature review and recommendations for web-based programs. International Journal for Academic Development. doi: 10.1080/1360144X.2020.1731815

Colley, P., Schouten, K., Downs, M., Anstey, L. M., Moulin, M. S., Martin, R. (2019). Examining online health-sciences graduate programs in Canada. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 20(3), https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v20i4.4007

Kolomitro, K., & Anstey, L. M. (2017). A survey on evaluation practices in teaching and learning centres. International Journal for Academic Development, 22(3), 186-198. doi:10.1080/1360144X.2017.1313162

Anstey, L. M. (2017). “Applying anatomy to something I care about”: Authentic inquiry learning and student experiences of an inquiry project. Anatomical Sciences Education, 10(6), 538-548. doi: 10.1002/ase.1690

Anstey, L. M. (2016). Student Experiences in Undergraduate Anatomy: An Exploration of Inquiry Learning as an Authentic Experience. (Doctoral Dissertation). Queen’s University. http://hdl.handle.net/1974/14125