Professor Profiles


Heather Kanuka, BA, BEd, MEd, PhD



Educational Policy Studies

About Me

Heather Kanuka is Full Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Canada. Heather’s first faculty appointment was at the University of Calgary where she was an Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education and Associate Director, Teaching and Learning Centre. In 2004 Heather was awarded a Canada Research Chair in Teaching, Learning and Technologies in Higher Education at Athabasca University. In 2007 Heather moved to the University of Alberta where she was appointed Academic Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning. After completion of her 5-year term, Heather returned to her current position as Professor in the department of Educational Policy Studies.

Heather’s research focus revolves around orientations of teaching and technology, and academic development.



Teaching and learning in higher education