Nick Baker is an educational developer in the Centre for Teaching and Learning. He has been working to improve teaching and learning in higher education for 10 years, formerly in Australia and at the University of Windsor since 2009 (where he was previously a Visiting Fellow). He has degrees in Arts (Journalism, Geography), and Science (Ecology and Conservation Biology, Maths and Physical Sciences), and Higher Education. He has worked as many things, including a journalist, ecologist, instructional designer, manager of an educational resource development unit, and taught undergrad/grad ecology, wildlife biology, and wildlife technologies.
Nick now works with faculty, staff, and graduate students at the University of Windsor to achieve strategic learning and teaching goals, and support the culture of scholarship in post-secondary education. He has special insterests in educational technologies, distance/online/hybrid learning, Open Educational Resources/Open Learning, assessment of student learning, the impact of international field trips and learning in novel environments, teaching development of GAs/TAs and new instructors in higher education, and design of learning spaces.