Center for Teaching and Learning

EBT leaders & coaches

2019-20  Leaders

Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences

Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges
Kimberlee is a principal lecturer in the Department of English. Since the mid-1990s, she has used educational technologies to facilitate evidence-based practice. Her film, literature, and writing courses, feature multiple active learning techniques, including small-group discussion, polling, peer review, and peer instruction.

Mikelle Nuwer

Mikelle Nuwer
School of Oceanography, College of the Environment

2019-20 Coaches

Tyler Fox
Human Centered Design & Engineering, College of Engineering

Ariane Gauvreau, College of Education

Ariane Gauvreau
College of Education

Jose Guzman, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

José Guzman

José is a lecturer at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, where he teaches marine biology and physiology courses. His current interest focuses on specific strategies that promote flexibility, accessibility, cultural diversity, and higher-order thinking in undergraduate courses.

David Masuda,Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education

David Masuda
Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, School of Medicine

Ian Schnee, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences

Ian Schnee

Ian is a senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, and has been active in EBT as a participant, coach, and lead. Based on that experience, he has completely flipped his large lecture courses. He now uses class time for think-pair-share and peer-learning activities that emphasize higher-order problem-solving.

Kazumi Tolich, UW Dept. of Physics

Kazumi Tolich

Kazumi is a senior lecturer with the Department of Physics. She joined EBT in 2018 and says, “The program has contributed significantly to how I teach my introductory courses in large lecture halls.”

Yen-Chu Weng, Program on the Environment, College of the Environment

Yen-Chu Weng

Yen-Chu teaches large lectures, research methods, case studies, data analysis, and study-abroad field courses for the Program on the Environment. She is interested in active learning, online pedagogy, cross-cultural competence, and teaching with case studies.