UFV Teaching and Learning is pleased to welcome Everett Igobwa, PhD (ABD) as the new Faculty Development Consultant.
Everett is passionate about the design and redesign of face-to-face pedagogy, online learning, hybrid courses and MOOCs. He has a strong background in faculty development and mentoring, curriculum development, instructional design, decolonizing and internationalization of higher education.
Everett is certified in Quality Matters: Rubric (APPQMR), an international quality assurance standard for online and hybrid learning course development. Everett is also certified to deliver the Instructional Skills certificate and Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW). His most recent tenure was Educational Developer, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta, and previous to that was a Faculty Development Instructor at Yukon College.
Everett is a member and former partnerships chair of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Educational Developers Caucus (EDC) and the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL).
He is a music educator, ethnomusicologist, musicologist, composer, post-colonial theorist and African studies scholar who plays several musical instruments. Some of his hobbies include squash, golf, scrabble, table tennis, local and international travel.