TORONTO – Wilfrid Laurier Associate Professor Stephen MacNeil, has been named one of Ontario’s most outstanding university teachers by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). Dr. MacNeil will receive a 2011-2012 OCUFA Teaching Award at an October 27, 2012 ceremony in Toronto.
“OCUFA’s Awards Committee described Prof. MacNeil as an inspirational educator and a pioneer in innovative uses of instructional technology,” said OCUFA President Constance Adamson. “Clickers, the Immediate Feedback Assessment techniques, the use of tablets, and many other state-of-the-art methods that he employs encourages student engagement and facilitates knowledge sharing.”
The four other recipients of an OCUFA Teaching Award are: Judy Bornais, Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Windsor; Andrew P. Dicks, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry from the University of Toronto; Steve Joordens, Professor of Psychology from the University of Toronto Scarborough; and Eileen Wood, Professor of Developmental Psychology, also from Wilfrid Laurier.