Get ready for an inspiring lineup of speakers at the BCcampus Regional Roadshow! Our esteemed speakers come from diverse backgrounds and bring a wealth of expertise to each stop.

Britt Dzioba

Britt Dzioba (she/her) is an advisor on the learning and teaching team at BCcampus where she works to support educators in developing their digital skills through resource development. Britt holds a Master of Education from the University of British Columbia, specializing in adult learning. Her graduate research focused on digital literacy education in community-based programs.

Josie Gray

Josie Gray (she/her) is the manager of open education at BCcampus, where she is responsible for the B.C. Open Collection and offers guidance and assistance to B.C. faculty in publishing open textbooks through Pressbooks. Since 2016, Josie has been deeply involved in learning and instructing on accessibility best practices within open educational resources. Her expertise is further bolstered by her attainment of a Masters of Design in Inclusive Design from Ontario College of Art & Design University.

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Leva Lee

Leva Lee (she/her) is an advisor of learning and teaching at BCcampus. She has many years of experience leading online learning projects and professional development opportunities for the secondary and post-secondary education sectors in B.C., with a background in open and distance learning and educational technology. Her special interests are micro-learning design, fostering communities of practice, and creative facilitation practices for learning engagement. She is a Liberating Structures practitioner and an enthusiastic promoter of the B.C. post-secondary community and those committed to improving the student experience. When not online, you can find Leva inspecting her fledgling flower and vegetable garden, reading one of too many recipe books, or trying to eke out time in the day to sketch or do art.

Selina McGinnis

Selina McGinnis (they/them/she/her) is a certified product and user experience designer. They have worked in technology in B.C.’s post-secondary sector for over 10 years solving student, administrator, and instructor woes through technology product design, service, and process design. Selina’s diverse background spans agriculture, entomology, research, emergency management, coaching, and the art of transforming nearly anything into a game. Notably, they possess a penchant for accumulating hobbies, much to the chagrin of their spouse.

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Gwen Nguyen

Gwen Nguyen (she/her) is an advisor for the learning and teaching team at BCcampus. Prior to joining BCcampus, Gwen worked as a learning experience designer at the University of Victoria, where she provided support to educators in developing and delivering courses across various modalities including face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. Her professional background also includes experience as a university lecturer and researcher at both the University of Victoria and the Kanazawa Institute of Technology in Japan. Gwen holds a PhD in education studies from the University of Victoria and a Master of Arts in applied linguistics from Saint Michael’s College. Her research interests include poetry inquiry as a reflection practice in education, digital pedagogies in higher education, and participatory action research. Recently, Gwen has developed a keen interest in exploring pedagogical strategies that ethically and creatively integrate AI into teaching and learning environments. Gwen also brings valuable experience in navigating positionality as both an instructor and researcher.

Helena Prins

Helena Prins (she/her) is an advisor of learning and teaching at BCcampus, where she coordinates the Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) portfolio. She began her career as a high school teacher in South Africa. Over the past 20 years, she has taught students of all ages and stages on four continents. A golden thread throughout her career has been breaking down barriers to learning. Prior to joining BCcampus in 2020, she worked as a career learning and development advisor at Royal Roads University. As an immigrant she continues to value the opportunity to support all students, especially international students, in finding and building their career path in Canada. She is a certified career strategist with Career Professionals Canada and associate faculty at Royal Roads University. Helena can be reached via email at hprins@bccampus.ca, and her LinkedIn profile is available at linkedin.com/in/helenaprins.

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Tracy Roberts

Tracy Roberts (she/her) is a settler living on the territory of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. In her capacity as the director of the learning and teaching team at BCcampus, Tracy brings over 20 years of experience in B.C. post-secondary education landscape, with a focus on teaching, learning, and educational technologies. Tracy has a passion for facilitation, visual practices, and fostering a spirit of collaborative “serious fun” when solving problems and advancing collective goals.