Dr. Gary Poole
Dr. Gary Poole was the director of the Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth and the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the University of British Columbia (UBC) from 2000 to 2010. He is past-president of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Poole has won a 3M Teaching Fellowship, which is a Canadian national teaching award, an Excellence in Teaching award from Simon Fraser University, and a Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for contributions to Higher Education. He is the co-author of “Effective Teaching with Technology in Higher Education,” and “The Psychology of Health and Health Care: A Canadian Perspective.” Gary is Professor Emeritus in the School of Population and Public Health in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine.