Sandra Abegglen

Playful pedagogy
University of Calgary, Canada

Sandra Abegglen is a Researcher in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at the University of Calgary, Canada, where she explores online education, and learning and teaching in the design studio. Sandra has a MSc in Social Research and a MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. She has extensive experience both as a social researcher and lecturer/programme leader. Sandra’s research interests are in online education, peer mentoring, creative learning and teaching, visual narratives, identity, and qualitative research methods. She has published widely on emancipatory learning and teaching practice, playful pedagogy, and remote education. Sandra is a team member of the TALON – Teaching and Learning Online Network.

Abegglen, S., Burns, T. & Sinfield, S., (2021). Supporting student writing and other modes of learning and assessment: A staff guide. PRISM. 

Bustillos Morales, J. A. & Abegglen, S. (Eds.), (2020). Understanding education and economics: Key debates and critical perspectives. Routledge.

Develop your teaching with Sandra Abegglen
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Developing Student Writing: Write to Learn
by Sandra Abegglen, Tom Burns , Sandra Sinfield

This course has been developed to embrace the notion that we write to learn. You will discover a variety of writing and prewriting activities, all of which have been designed to promote students’ understanding of ‘the point’ of writing and assessment to embed in your teaching.