David Kaufman has been a faculty member at Concordia, Saint Mary's, Dalhousie and Simon Fraser Universities, in Engineering, Computer Science, and Education. He also served as Director of Course Design for the BC Open Learning Agency, and was Professor and Director of Medical Education in Dalhousie's Faculty of Medicine. He is the 1998 recipient of Dalhousie University’s Instructional Leadership Award. Dr. Kaufman has presented more than 200 lectures and workshops at universities in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and South America. He has published extensively with approximately 100 published articles and three books to his credit, serves as a reviewer for many journals, granting agencies and professional associations, and has received more than $3 million in funding. From 2001 to 2008, he served as Director, Learning & Instructional Development Centre at Simon Fraser University and currently is a Professor in the Faculty of Education.