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Dr. Alice Cassidy

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Dr. Alice Cassidy is a facilitator, educational developer and science educator with biology and zoology degrees from the University of British Columbia (UBC), McGill University and the University of Victoria in Canada. She currently designs and coordinates first year courses in two faculties: Science and Land and Food Systems. She has designed and taught upper level and graduate courses in Science and Education at UBC.

For the past 30 years, she has designed and led workshops on teaching and learning, as well as natural history and sustainability education for post-secondary institutions, organizations and community groups both face to face and online in British Columbia, Ontario, the US and China. Additionally, she designs, directs and facilitates national and local educational programs.

Her areas of focus include active and participatory learning, professional development for organizations, instructional and narrative skills, and students as active collaborators in the scholarship of teaching and learning.