Meet Our Community of Researchers

philip-balcaen45334Philip L. Balcaen, Ph.D
Faculty of Education
philip.balcaen@ubc.ca
250-807-8530
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum
Critical Thinking in Math, Science & Environmental Education
Critically Thoughtful e-Learning
Collaborative Approaches to Educational Change


jan-cioe245332Jan Cioe, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Faculty of Arts & Sciences: Psychology
jan.cioe@ubc.ca
250-807-8732; 250-763-1225
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Podcasting
Clicker Technology in Large Classes
Development of Effective Communication Skills

nina_langton_345347Nina Langton
Department of Critical Studies
nina.langton@ubc.ca
250- 807-9395
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
CALL (computer assisted language learning)
Language Acquisition
Construction of Gender in an online Environment

patricial45345Patricia Lasserre, Ph.D
Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Computer Science
patricia.lasserre@ubc.ca
250-807-9502
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Team Based Learning
Developing New Technology to Improve Classroom Learning and Facilitate Teaching

ramon45346Ramon Lawrence, Ph.D
Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Computer Science
ramon.lawrence@ubc.ca
250-807-9390
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Automated assignment and marking systems
Innovative methods for teaching Computer Science

karen-ragoonaden45335Dr. Karen Ragoonaden. Ph.D
Faculty of Education : Français langue première et langue seconde
karen.ragoonaden@ubc.ca
250-807-8113
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Second language acquisition
communicative experiential approach to language learning
culture and diversity in education.

rasmussen53644Brian Rasmussen, Ph.D
Social Work
brian.rasmussen@ubc.ca
250.807-8740
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
The role of emotions in learning.
The learning relationship

barb_sobol47827Barbara Sobol, MLIS
Okanagan Library
barbara.sobol@ubc.ca
250-807-8063
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning
Library instruction for undergraduate students.
Preferences for online and in-person instruction.
Research skills required for success in today’s university context.

zoon53645Zoë Soon, PhD
School of Health and Exercise Sciences
zoeanne.soon@ubc.ca
250-807-9400
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Student Engagement in Lectures and Lab
Communication Skills; Group Work Skills

alwyn-spies45336Dr. Alwyn Spies, Ph.D
Critical Studies, Japanese
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
alwyn.spies@ubc.ca
250-807-8126
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Telecollaboration and Intercultural Communication Skills
Student Multimedia Production and Project-Based Learning
Community Service Learning; Teaching, Learning and Identity Politics

thumbnail_-_stouck_jordan33747Dr. Jordan Stouck, Ph.D
Department of Critical Studies
jordan.stouck@ubc.ca
250-807-9663
Research Interests in Teaching & Learning:
Blended and Flexible Learning
Graduate Communications
Undergraduate Composition and Academic Writing Strategies