Research & Teaching

Faculty Spotlight: Shirley McDonald

Faculty Spotlight: Shirley McDonald

Shirley McDonald is a lecturer in the Department of English and Cultural Studies, teaching classes in English with a focus on the teaching of academic writing. Dr. McDonald moved to the Okanagan with her family in 1994, and completed her BA in 1999 at Okanagan university College (now UBCO). She went on to finish her […]

Immersive Technologies Seminar Series

Immersive Technologies Seminar Series

This series is a collaboration between CITech and the Media Studies program.

Art history lecturer Nathalie Hager receives teaching award

Art history lecturer Nathalie Hager receives teaching award

Award recognizes faculty members for teaching approaches that develop experiential learning, interdisciplinarity, internationalization, undergraduate research and scholarship.

Community of Practice

Drawing on shared experiences in regular bi-weekly instructional meetings, faculty members collectively developed teaching and learning approaches to engage students.

Research Project Spotlight: Exploring transatlantic (small town) stories through a range of multimedia and immersive technologies

Research Project Spotlight: Exploring transatlantic (small town) stories through a range of multimedia and immersive technologies

Community-based writing project offers students opportunities for growth in their storytelling abilities

Help Teach: a podcast to support teachers in their efforts to make their classes more accessible

Help Teach: a podcast to support teachers in their efforts to make their classes more accessible

Second year student Mihai Covaser creates podcast for Communications and Rhetoric course project

Alumni Profile: Kelly Doyle

Alumni Profile: Kelly Doyle

Dissertation explores how the figure of the zombie in horror films from 2001 to 2012 exposes and challenges the discursive formulation of what it means to be human in the context of historical events like 9/11: who can be othered, and to what end.

Indigenizing the Japanese Language Curriculum: Lessons and Perspectives from Indigenous Voices

Workshop will address theoretical questions regarding Indigenization, Decolonization, and focus on the experience and methodologies of instructors involved in teaching Indigenous languages both within formal academic institutions and in community settings.

Faculty Spotlight: Jon Vickery

Faculty Spotlight: Jon Vickery

Dr. Vickery’s research focuses on religious text in sixteenth and seventeenth century England, a period when Europe changed profoundly through the seismic activity of multiple reformations, both Protestant and Roman Catholic.