Curriculum & Course Services

Senior Management


Andrea Han

Associate Director, Curriculum and Course Services
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Andrea directs the Curriculum and Course Services team who support faculty and academic units during curriculum and course development, implementation and evaluation. This work is accomplished by a highly skilled and collaborative team of professionals with expertise in curriculum development, evaluation, instructional design, project management and research. In addition to her work at the CTLT, Andrea currently serves as the Acting President of UBC’s Association of Administrative and Professional Staff (AAPS).

Ido Roll

Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation
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Ido leads UBC’s research and evaluation of teaching and learning in on-site and on-line settings. In that capacity he studies the impact of novel technologies and pedagogies on teaching and learning, as well as identifying evidence-based best practices. He also runs the Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL), where he supports instructors across UBC in their inquiry into their teaching, from conceptualization to dissemination. More can be found on http://idoroll.com.

Team (listed alphabetically)


Adriana Briseno-Garzon

Manager, Learning Evaluation and Research
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Adriana manages the planning, implementation, analysis, and dissemination of evaluation and research frameworks, strategies and tools across UBC’s teaching and learning initiatives, programs, and projects. She designs and oversees impact evaluation of UBC’s teaching and learning programs at multiple levels. Adriana is also working to ensure that the outcomes of different evaluation and research efforts inform current and future teaching and learning projects and initiatives.

Hailan Chen

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Hailan has a background in Learning and Instructional Technology. She is a skilled Instructional Designer, Educational Technologist, and e-Learning Specialist, with several years of experience working at Teaching and Learning Centres with different higher education institutions. Hailan manages the development and delivery of quality e-learning courses and projects, and is interested in working closely with faculty members to apply sound instructional design principles to their e-learning courses. She ensures that course design and development meet best practice standards, accommodate for diverse learning styles, and incorporate appropriate educational technologies in facilitating and assessing active student learning.

Chris Crowley

Manager, Learning Design
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Chris has a background in instructional design for distance learning online courses and related online learning resources. He is also the producer/director of several collaborative multimedia projects that involve the creation of open online learning resources for universities and colleges across BC.

Manuel Dias

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Manuel provides support in the development and implementation of engaging and interactive online courses to enhance student learning. He has experience in educational development and instructional design with a background in History and second language acquisition. He is interested in course design to promote active learning and integrate effectively the technology in teaching.

Carrie Hunter, PhD

Curriculum Consultant
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Carrie provides leadership in the design and development of curriculum and related course materials for units across UBC. She collaborates with units and stakeholders to help identify curricular needs and appropriate ways of addressing those needs. She oversees projects from needs analysis and program reviews through proposal development, implementation and evaluation. She has been involved as an educator, scholar and educational leader for almost 20 years. Her work has been published in the Journal of Workplace Learning and in Higher Education, and she holds a Master of Adult Education degree from Queen’s University and a doctorate in Higher Education from UBC. She is passionate about learning in all its forms and has a special interest in inter-professional education and education for a knowledge based economy.

Namsook Jahng, PhD

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Namsook has a background in Curriculum and Pedagogy. She has extensive teaching and research experience. Based on pedagogical knowledge and experience in practice, she provides expertise in designing teaching and learning processes enhanced by technology.

Bosung Kim, PhD

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Bosung supports faculty with the creation of engaging and interactive online courses. With years of experience in instructional design and online teaching in higher education, she believes that technology assists with learning when it is carefully planned, designed, and integrated into instruction. She loves to research and try out educational technologies as well as best practices and instructional strategies using those tools to enhance the teaching and learning experience. She is currently interested in utilizing peer interactions to promote learning.

Carmine Murano

Educational Consultant: Learning Design

Sarah Perez

Dynamic Assessment Research Coordinator

Sarah has a background in data analysis and visualization from the field of bioinformatics and is applying that expertise to education research. Working with faculty members and researchers, she coordinates research projects to assess how the use of technologies or teaching methods affects student learning. In particular, Sarah is passionate about designing quantitative research methods to assess learning in virtual educational environments with the goal of identifying learning processes and understanding how learning unfolds.

Allyson Rayner

Curriculum Consultant
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Allyson is currently working with the Faculty of Arts to help structure program or departmental level curricula. This work includes consulting on the development of program outcomes, curriculum mapping, and course (re)design. She comes to this work with 10 years of experience working in educational development, and with a focus on community engaged learning, indigenous pedagogies, and experiential learning. She holds a Master’s degree from UBC’s Department of Educational Psychology.

Nicole Ronan

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Nicole has worked in educational technology for nearly 20 years supporting, designing, and delivering learning environments in various capacities. Using best practices along with an eye towards innovation, she can provide you with technical and pedagogical consultation to design an enhanced learning experience.

Josefina Rosado

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Josefina is a member of the Course Design, Production & Support Team (CDPS) and works closely with faculty, FL Liaisons and other teams to design, develop and deliver online courses, using various learning technologies. Her portfolio showcases her years of work with the Faculty of Science, providing course design, web design, programming, support and project management expertise for their distance and flexible learning courses and projects.

Donna Scalzo

Educational Consultant: Learning Design
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Donna has experience in designing active and collaborative online learning environments, project management, as well as experience teaching online and face-to-face. She is knowledgeable of best practices and adult education principles for both online and traditional classroom settings. Donna recently provided leadership in UBC’s Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation Project as the Strategist, Teaching & Learning System Implementation. She led various projects and teams within CTLT and across UBC as the university transitioned from WebCT Vista to the new LMS, Connect. Her interests are in continuous learning, distance education, human behaviour patterns, languages, travel, and culture. On leave.

Roselynn Verwoord

Curriculum Consultant
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In her role as Learning Design and Curriculum Consultant, Roselynn provides leadership in the design and development of curriculum and related courses and materials. In collaboration with departments and units, Roselynn helps identify curriculum needs, consults on how to address these needs, and oversees related curriculum projects through implementation and evaluation. Roselynn has several years of experience as an educator, facilitator, and curriculum developer, both locally and internationally. Roselynn’s work has been published in several journals including: The Journal on Centers for Teaching and Learning, The Canadian Journal of Native Education, In Factis Pax, and Teaching and Learning Inquiry.