Arley Cruthers

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

Arley Cruthers was a Paralympic medalist, novelist and writing instructor. She sadly passed away in March 2023. She taught Applied Communications at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she also served as the Open Education Teaching Fellow. She was also the author of the OER textbook Business Writing For Everyone: An Inclusive Guide To Writing in the Workplace. Arley was passionate about open education, open pedagogy, ungrading, Universal Design for Learning and disability justice.

You can read more about Arley’s life and achievements in this post from CTV News:

Develop your teaching with Arley Cruthers
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Alternative Approaches to Grading
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora, Jasmina Najjar, Laura Gibbs, Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh, Arley Cruthers
Consider different approaches to grading and how they can affect the classroom atmosphere and more!