University of Ottawa
Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
10 Marie Curie
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Education, chemistry education, evaluation, open education resources, online learning, postsecondary science education, causal reasoning with evidence, educational equity, diversity, inclusion
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Science education, science education research, open education resources, online learning
Alison Flynn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of Ottawa. She is a 3M National Teaching Fellow, Canada's highest recognition for excellence in postsecondary education. Her research group studies student learning in organic chemistry and evaluates the effectiveness of learning opportunities. Her work includes developing open-access online learning tools, curricula, and teaching methods to support student learning. As a uOttawa Chair in University Teaching, she developed a self-regulated learning, metacognition, resilience, and growth mindset module that can be integrated in courses in any discipline. At the provincial level, she is a Director on eCampusOntario's Board. At the National level, she is helping build Canada's strength in Chemistry Education Research (ChemEdCanada.com) and is the Canadian Society for Chemistry's Director of Accreditation. She is also part of an international team that is exploring learning outcomes aligned with systems thinking in chemistry. In all her work, she is committed to helping students succeed in their chosen careers and goals.
3M National Teaching Fellow
Chair in University Teaching
Excellence in Education Prize
Award of Excellence, Instructional Design & Learning, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education
Desire2Learn Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning
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