Susan McCahan

Vice Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education, University of Toronto

Session: Workshop R: Engineering Education Research

Susan McCahan is vice provost, innovations in undergraduate education at the University of Toronto. Since 2003, she has been involved in a large first-year course that uses service learning pedagogy and multiple digital tools to enhance student engagement. She is actively involved in the evolution of the university’s academic technology toolbox and online learning initiatives. In 2007, she received a 3M National Fellowship Teaching Award and was part of the team in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering that received the Alan Blizzard Award for collaboration in teaching. She received the Faculty Teaching Award in 2000 and was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2006 for distinguished contributions and innovations in science and engineering education. Professor McCahan received the 2007 President’s Teaching Award, the University of Toronto’s highest teaching honour. She is a past president of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA).