Sessional Instructor of Education
Office
Vernon Strombeck Centre

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Nina achieved her M.Ed. in Curriculum Studies from University of British Columbia. She is presently a Guidance counsellor at Pacific Academy and a Sessional Instructor in the School of Education at Trinity Western University. Previously, she was a Middle School Classroom Teacher and volunteered as a Curriculum Consultant, High School Service Trip Leader, Developmental Volleyball Coach and Outdoor Education Co-Leader. Nina is committed to: designing curriculum that is meaningful and purposeful, co-creating an inclusive, compassionate, engaged and hope-filled learning community and sharing theoretical knowledge that fosters student growth and understanding of becoming a teacher. She believes that education is a transformational journey and should inspire the heart and mind.

 

Research & Scholarship

Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Design and Pedagogy, Teacher Education, Critical Issues in Education, Transformational Change through Education, Cultural Connections in Education, Aims of Education and Educational Leadership

 

Education

M.Ed. - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

B. Ed. - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

B. A. - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Expertise

- Curriculum Design and Instruction - Approaches to Teaching and Learning - Teacher Education and Teacher Identity Formation

Courses Taught

EDUC 200 - Principles of Teaching and Learning

EDUC 321 - Curriculum Planning for Classroom