Faculty Liaison Coordinator, Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Andrea joins CTSI with extensive experience in teaching and learning. She is closely attuned to student academic experience from her work as a Learning Strategist at U of T where she supported students on all matters of learning and academic performance through individual consultations, workshops and resource and program development. Andrea’s faculty support experience at U of T includes individual consultations and workshops on course design, assignment design, student classroom engagement and in-class observations. Her former work includes project management in secondary and post-secondary online educational tools (TVOntario), management consulting (Accenture), education research in public schools, and numerous teaching and research roles at U of T (sociology, kinesiology, education). Her research expertise includes qualitative design, ethnography, mixed-methods and multidisciplinary approaches. She holds a B.A., M.A., B.Ed. and Ph.D. and coaching credential. Please contact Andrea for individual faculty consultations, in-class observations, dossier review and consultative support on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Cora McCloy, PhD – On secondment January 2017-January 2018
As the Faculty Liaison Coordinator, Scholarship of Teaching & Learning for CTSI, you may contact Cora for an individual consultation on teaching strategies (in-class Observations), course development and review, teaching dossiers, and research on teaching. She also facilitates CTSI workshops and seminars on these topic areas. One of Cora’s current research projects is capturing U of T faculty mentoring for teaching experiences as a first step to develop a CTSI resource document on how to best support continuing appointment faculty in their teaching. Cora completed her Bachelor of Education at Memorial University and a Master of Science and Doctorate in the (former) Faculty of Physical Education and Health, U of T. She brings varied teaching experiences to her work at CTSI — from three Ontario universities, and as a certified teacher with the Ontario College of Teachers (primary-junior divisions).