Teaching

Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia

Course Instructor

I have taught the following courses:

1) Internet Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University,(Waterloo, Ontario)

2) Social Media and Social Life, Wilfrid Laurier (Waterloo, Ontario)

3) Social Media, Ryerson University (Toronto, Ontario)

4) Professional Communication, Ryerson University (Toronto, Ontario)

5) Take Your Website to the Next Level, online course for
United in Learning

6) Digital Discourse and Design, Ryerson University (Toronto, Ontario) – upcoming in winter 2018 term

e-Learning Consultant
Clients include: University of Toronto, McGill University, and InterChurch Health Ministries Canada
• Provide expertise on pedagogical and technological integration and optimization of various e-Learning and online class delivery tools

Teaching Assistant
• User Interface Design (INF2191)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Information

• E-Business Strategies (MGD415)
University of Toronto Mississauga, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology

• Information Systems, Services and Design (INF1003F)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Information (3 terms)

• Project Management (INF2040)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Information

• Research Methods (INF1240)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Information (4 terms)

• Introduction to Media Studies (MDSA01H3F)
University of Toronto Scarborough, Department of Arts, Culture, and Media

• Political Economy of Media (MDSB25H3F)
University of Toronto Scarborough, Department of Arts, Culture, and Media

• Communication and Advertising (CT316)
University of Toronto Mississauga, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology

Certifications and Honours
• TA Teaching Excellence Award Shortlist, 2015
University of Toronto, Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation
* One of 12 people shortlisted for the award out of 138 nominees

• Teaching Fundamentals Certificate
University of Toronto, Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation

• Teaching in Higher Education course
University of Toronto, Woodsworth College

•  Technology in Education course
Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Feedback from teaching supervisors
From a professor of information systems:

Glen Farrelly was central to this course, and such positive ratings by the students could not have happened without his sustained and outstanding contribution. I was delighted to have him return for two subsequent years.

From a professor of communications:

students noted that they appreciated Glen’s inclusive and interactive approach to teaching. Lastly,we worked closely together on structuring, designing, and grading the final exam. While academics are sometimes known to be a bit tardy when it comes to deadlines, we are all very busy, for me Glen was a breath of fresh air. It is such a delight to work with somebody who is proactive, responsive, flexible, and independent as both a teacher and scholar.

From a professor of project management:

Glen showed initiative when necessary and was able to identify potential issues regarding the course syllabus and related assignments. He completed all of his work ahead of schedule, which meant that students received feedback in a timely manner. His comments on the work of students was exacting, fair and thoughtful. He was a pleasure to work with and contributed greatly to the success of the course.

From a professor of research methodology:

Glen’s lecture provided a clear and accessible introduction to challenging material, and Glen balanced his presentation of complex ideas with his characteristic good-natured humour. The students responded with particular enthusiasm to Glen’s series of real-world examples, in which he elicited class discussion… Rarely have I seen such a difficult topic presented with such clarity and humour, and to such a responsive classroom of students. I recommend Glen without reservation for any teaching-related position for which he might apply.

From a peer reviewer:

Glen has excellent communication skills and a great rapport with the students in the class. Throughout the lecture, the students in the class were very engaged, and they were comfortable contributing to discussions. Glen did a great job encouraging class participation. Throughout the lecture, he active solicited feedback from the students, and he encouraged students to share their own experience that were related to the lecture topic… Overall, the lecture was a very positive learning experience for students!

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