Educator

I have been working as an educator for over a decade, working with undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of post-secondary institutions including: Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Waterloo, University of Guelph-Humber, Conestoga College, Simon Fraser University, and Ryerson University.

All of my courses emphasize the development of critical thinking, an understanding of diversity among audiences/users, and a sensitivity to cultural construction and diversity.

Here are some of the things that I am teaching these days:

Design Thinking and Research Methods in UX

Courses:

UX100: Design Thinking Foundations (WLU)

Academic, Professional, and Technical Communication

Courses:

ENGL109: Introduction to Academic Writing (UW)
ENGL119: Communications in Mathematics and Computer Science (UW)
ENGL210E: Genres of Technical Communication(UW)
PS614: Communicating with Diverse Audiences (UW-Grad)

Creative Industries

Courses:

CS250: Introductions to Creative Industries (WLU)
CS341: Critical Advertising Studies (WLU)
ENGL408B: The Discourse of Advertising (UW)

Histories and Theories of Media

Courses:

ENGL295: Social Media
ENGL320: History and Theory of Media (1900-present)