Dr. Crystal Tse has assumed the role of CTE's Instructional Developer, Research and Consulting (a position formerly held by Julie Timmermans, who has moved on to a position at the University of Otago in New Zealand). Crystal was previously CTE's Research Associate.
In her new role, Crystal will support faculty and staff members who wish to conduct research on teaching and learning by providing consultations, facilitating workshops on designing teaching and learning research projects, administering the Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Grants program, and chairing Waterloo’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference. She will also liaise with other academic and support units as they systematically investigate teaching and learning.
Crystal received her PhD in social psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo. Her research involved applying psychological theory to inform evidence-based interventions that address educational and social issues. Crystal also teaches psychology courses for undergraduate students.