Teaching

Cape Breton University, Associate Professor, Community Studies, and Sport and Physical Activity Leadership (January 2014-present)

  • SPAL 2104, Outdoor Skills and Leadership
  • SPAL 3106, Adventure Programming and Outdoor Education
  • COMS 1100, Introduction to Community Studies
  • COMS 2100, Applied Research
  • COMS 2103, An Experiential Introduction to Research Methods
  • COMS 3100, Community Action Project
  • COMS 2101, Work Experience Placement I (online)
  • COMS 3101, Work Experience Placement II (online)

In 2016/2017 I am also teaching into a SIU-funded, graduate-level, joint higher education program on Northern Tourism. These courses are hosted by UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, and co-teaching involves colleagues from UiT, Vancouver Island University, the University of Iceland, Umea University, the University of Lapland, and the University of Oulu.

  • REI 3501, Northern Tourism in Practice
  • REI 3502, Sustainable Tourism Development in Northern Environments

University of Northern British Columbia, Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management program (September 2005 – December 2013)

  • GEOG 402, Geography of the Circumpolar North
  • NREM 100, Introduction to Fields Skills
  • ORTM 100, Leisure in Life
  • ORTM 202, Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism
  • ORTM 332, Outdoor Education and Leadership
  • ORTM 333, Field Experience (Stikine River; BC North Coast; Haida Gwaii)
  • ORTM 407, Tourism Recreation and Communities (online)
  • ORTM 410, Research Methods and Analysis
  • ORTM 414, Polar Tourism and Recreation (onsite and online)
  • ORTM 433, Field Experience II (Antarctic Peninsula)
  • ORTM 440, Internship (National Outdoor Leadership School; Tourism Prince George; Yukon Department of Tourism and Culture)
  • ORTM 498, Special Topic (Rural Sustainability; Skill, Identity and Place)
  • ORTM 499, Independent Study (Angler preferences in the Omineca region; The practice of leadership at NOLS; Outdoor education and spirituality)
  • ORTM 610, Research Methods and Analysis (graduate level)
  • ORTM 614, Polar Tourism and Recreation (graduate level)

In 2012, during my sabbatical, I also:

  • Taught into the MAS 425 Friluftsliv course at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences with Professor Kirsti Pederson Gurholt and Professor Pip Lynch. (Feb-April 2012)
  • Taught into the TEOS Joint Module II Landscape and Practice at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences with Professor Kirsti Pederson Gurholt, Professor Peter Becker, Dr. Chris Loynes, and Dr. Martin Lindner. (April 2012)
  • Contributed to the University of Edinburgh MSc in Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education Environmental Education in Practice field course to Glen Strae, taught by Dr. Sam Harrison. (May 2012)
  • Co-taught the SLM 602 Case studies in Sustainability at Vancouver Island University and in the field on the Southern Gulf Islands with Dr. Nicole Vaugeois. (Oct./Nov. 2012)

University of Alberta, Instructor/co-instructor, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation (Spring Outdoor Camp – May 2005)

  • PEDS 305, Adventure Education Leadership
  • PEDS 205, Introduction to Outdoor Environmental Education
  • PAC 180, Introduction to Canoeing
  • PAC 380, Analysis, Instruction and Leadership of Canoeing
  • PEDS 499/RLS 490, Skill, Identity and Place

University of Otago, Lecturer, Tourism Department, School of Business (June 2004-Dec. 2004)

  • TOUR 102, Global Tourism
  • TOUR 212, Tourism Development and Planning
  • PHSE 377, Leisure Environments
  • TOUR 412, Impacts of Tourism
  • TOUX 412, Impacts of Tourism (online)

Lincoln University, Guest Lecturer/Teaching Assistant, Environment, Society & Design Division (June 2001-May 2004)

  • TOUR 101, Introduction to Tourism
  • TOUR 201, Global Tourism Environments
  • TOUR 301, Tourist Behaviour
  • RECN 303/TOUR 302, Tourism Planning and Development
  • RECN 322, Sport Management
  • SOCI 204, Social Science Research Methods
  • MGMT 326, Recreation Management

Lakehead University, Teaching Assistant, School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (September 1998-June 2000)

  • OR 2310, Practicum I – Summer Outdoor Skills
  • OR 2350, Practicum II – Winter Outdoor Skills
  • OR 2410, Interpretation and Outdoor Education
  • OR 2270, Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Programming/Evaluation

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