Gavin Park has been working in the higher education world for almost 20 years. In that time, he has worked in both design and delivery of courses to post-secondary students in the college and university sector. As a classroom teacher, he has delivered courses in a wide range of biological disciplines, including molecular biology, pharmacology, and genetics. As a developer, he has helped to design courses across the higher education spectrum, including history, biology, organizational studies, economics, and nursing. A fundamental aspect of Gavin’s practice is the concept of Universal Design for Learning, which places accessible design at the heart of the design and instruction process.
Gavin holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Bio-Medical Science from the University of Guelph, a Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Senior Biology and Chemistry) from York University, and a Master of Education (Information Technology) from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also a member of the Canadian Association of Instructional Designers (ACCP-CAID), and the Ontario College of Teachers.