Meet CTL's New Team Members, Brad Ambury and Everett Igobwa

17 January 2022

Brad Ambury, PhD (ABD), MA, BA (Special), BA

Lead Educational Developer, Assessment and Evaluation

Brad Ambury, PhD (ABD), MA, BA (Special), BA has supported instructors in learning design and development as the Curriculum and Instruction Specialist and as the Coordinator, Instructional Design at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) since 2013 where he was responsible for project oversight and management of mapping, planning, and developing curricula and assessments. While at NAIT, Brad supervised a digital media curriculum development team as well as over 100 curriculum development projects. Brad brings his experience managing and advising instructors in the design, development, and delivery stages of face-to-face, blended, and online course programming. Brad has taught university courses here at the University of Alberta as well as at the University of Carolina, the University of Colorado, and the University of British Columbia.

Everett Igobwa, PhD (ABD), MA, BEd

Lead Educational Developer, Critical Pedagogies and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity

Everett Igobwa, PhD (ABD), MA, BEd, holds Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW), Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW) and Trainer Development Workshop (TDW) certificates. He also earned the Quality Matters (QM): Rubric (APPQMR), which is an international quality assurance standard for MOOCs, online, hybrid, and blended learning for course design and redesign. His most recent tenure was Director, Curriculum Development, Department of Education, Government of Nunavut. Everett is also not new to the U of A! In 2018, he served as an Educational Developer with the Faculty of Science. He has also worked in supporting teaching and learning at Queen’s University, York University, and Yukon University as an Educational Developer, Faculty Development Instructor, Post-Doctoral Fellow in University Teaching, and Educational Technologist. He is a social scientist, music educator, anthropologist/ethnomusicologist, musicologist, post-colonial theorist, and African Studies scholar.