Teaching and Learning Specialist
Dr. Frances Kalu is a faculty member, and Teaching and Learning Specialist at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary in Qatar. She is currently in Qatar on a secondment from the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, where she holds the position of a tenure-track Educational Development Consultant. As part of her role, Frances consults with faculties, curriculum committees, and review teams on curriculum development and review projects. She also provides evidence-based educational development opportunities for faculty members to build capacity in, teaching and learning, innovations in education, the scholarship of teaching and learning, as well as curriculum.
Jeffs, C., Berenson, C., Dyjur, P., Grant, K., Kalu, F., Kenny, N., Mikita, K., Mueller, R., & Nowell, L. (October 2019, In Press). Writing within a microculture: Perspectives, practices, and processes. In N. Simmons & A. Singh (Ed), Critical Collaboration Communities: Academic Writing Partnerships, Groups, and Retreats. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands [Book Chapter]
Kalu, F.U. & Dyjur, P. (2018). Creating a culture of continuous assessment to improve student learning through curriculum review. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 155, 47 -54. Doi: 10.1002/tl.20302
Kalu, F., Dyjur, P., Berenson, C., Grant, K.A, Jeffs, C., Kenny, N. & Mueller, P. (2018). Seven voices, seven developers, seven one things that guide our practice. To Improve the Academy, 37(1), 111-127. Doi: 10.1002/tia2.20066
Kalu, F.U. (2016). Fiction as research practice: Short stories, novellas, and novels – Leavy Patricia. Alberta Journal of Journal of Educational Research, 62(1), 130 -133.[Book review]
Latremouille, J., Grant, K., Kalu, F.U., Dodsworth, D., Knowlton Cockett, P.L., Mitchell-Pellett, M., & Paul, J. (2015). Reimagining teacher education through design thinking principles: Curriculum in the key of life. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, 13(1), 88-112.