About Us

The Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) supports growth and innovation in teaching practices and excellence in the design, development, and renewal of curriculum at Langara. We provide teaching and curriculum design resources, webinars, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Connect with us if you would like to:

  • advance your knowledge of teaching and learning
  • enhance your teaching skills
  • improve your course design and delivery skills
  • discuss academic excellence related to educational initiatives and college priorities
  • explore inclusive learner-centred teaching design
  • learn what it means to Indigenize your curriculum and teaching practice
  • develop or renew program or course curriculum
  • develop or renew learning outcomes
  • develop an ongoing curricular assessment plan for your program or courses
  • increase your knowledge of current research and effective practices in teaching and learning in higher education
  • learn more about the Langara Student Success Course (LSSC)

The Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre is located on the 2nd floor of C Building. During COVID-19, email preferred at tcdc@langara.ca.

Shawna Williams
Department Chair, Curriculum Consultant & Educational Developer
T: 604.323.5286
E: shawnawilliams@langara.ca
Patricia Cia
Director, Academic Innovation
T: 604.323.5243
E: pcia@langara.ca
Sarah Bowers
Curriculum Consultant
T: 604.323.5089
E: sbowers@langara.ca 
James Martin
(Temp. assignment with VLS)
Educational Initiatives Facilitator
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 3159
E: jmartin@langara.ca 
Frances Wintjes Clarke
Instructor, Student Success Course
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 3120
E: fclarke@langara.ca
June Parnell
Educational Initiatives Facilitator
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 3230
E: jparnell@langara.ca
Clover Duong
Department Assistant (PT)
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 3488
E: cduong@langara.ca
Marcus Vianna
Department Assistant
T: 604.323.5540
E: tcdc@langara.ca
Jessica Kalra
Curriculum Consultant
T: 604.323.5656
E: jkalra@langara.ca 
Nicole Wu
Instructional Assistant, LSSC
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 3354
E: chwu@langara.ca
Natalie Knight
(Temp. assignment with CIE & IES)
Curriculum Consultant
T: 604.323.2077
E: nknight@langara.ca
Parisa Saadatmand Zitouni
(On Leave)
Educational Developer
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 2612
E: pzitouni@langara.ca
Carmen Larsen
Curriculum Consultant
T: 604.323.5511 ext. 2003
E: clarsen@langara.ca