Patti Dyjur

Educational Development Consultant

Academic & Research Team

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Office: 403.220.2440


Educational Development Consultant

Patti Dyjur, PhD, is an educational development consultant with the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary. She works on curriculum review and development, as well as collaborating with others to design courses and programs that incorporate intentional, meaningful student learning experiences. Her research interests include curriculum development and review in higher education, micro-credentialing, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in higher education. 


Labouta, H. I., Kenny, N. A., Dyjur, P., Li, R., Anikovskiy, M., Reid, L. F., & Cramb, D. T. (2019). Alignment of intended, enacted and perceived learning outcomes in an authentic science program. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, (in press).

Kalu, F., & Dyjur, P. (2018). Creating a culture of continuous assessment to improve student learning through curriculum review. Assessment in Action: Evidence based Discussions about Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2018(155), 47-54. https://doi:10.1002/tl.20302

Lock, J., Hill, S. L., & Dyjur, P. (2018). Living the curriculum review: Perspectives from Three Leaders. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 48(1), 118-131.   

Dyjur, P., & Lindstom, G., (2017). Perceptions and uses of digital badges for professional learning development in higher education. TechTrends, 61(4), 386-392. https://doi:10.1007/s11528-017-0168-2 

Lindstrom, G., & Dyjur, P. (2017). From student to instructor: Reflections on receiving and issuing digital badges for educational development. Transformative Dialogues, 9(3). 

Dyjur, P., & Lock, J. (2016). A model to build capacity through a multi-program curriculum review process. Journal of Professional, Continuing, and Online Education, 2(1).

Li, Q., Moorman, L., & Dyjur, P. (2010). Inquiry-based learning and e-mentoring via videoconference: A study of mathematics and science learning of Canadian rural students. Educational Technology Research and Development, 58(6), 729-753. https://doi:10.1007/s11423-010-9156-3.

Dyjur, P., & Li, Q. (2010). A study of designing an inquiry-based unit in mathematics and science. Journal on School Educational Technology, Mar – May (2010).

Li, Q., Dyjur, P., Nicholson, N., & Moorman, L. (2009). Using videoconferencing to provide mentorship in inquiry-based urban and rural secondary classrooms. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 35(3), Fall 2009.

Recent Presentations

Mapping Life-long Learning: A Deep Dive into a Graduate Attribute. Patti Dyjur and Kim Grant. Learning Outcomes Symposium, October 12,2018, Toronto, Ontario.

SoTL-Curriculum: Challenges, Potential, and Future Directions. Patti Dyjur and Frances Kalu. ISSoTL 2017, Calgary, AB, October 13, 2017.

Data to Action: Using NSSE Results in a Curriculum Review. Patti Dyjur and Ellen Perrault. SCUP-52, Washington, D.C., July 10, 2017.

Unit and Curriculum Reviews: Improving the Student Learning Experience. Ellen Perrault and Patti Dyjur. SCUP-52, Washington, D.C., July 11, 2017.

Chopped: Design Edition. Patti Dyjur, Haboun Bair, Patrick Kelly and Lin Yu. 2017 Werklund School of Education IDEAS Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 5, 2017.

Telling our Curriculum Review Leadership Story: The Beginning, the Middle and Still Editing the End. Jennifer Lock and Patti Dyjur. ISSoTL: International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, October 12-15, 2016. Los Angeles, California.

Living the Curriculum Review: More than a Report, Jennifer Lock, Laurie Hill, and Patti Dyjur, Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (Congress), University of Calgary, May 29, 2016.

Micro-credentialing in Professional Learning Development in Higher Education, Gabrielle Lindstrom and Patti Dyjur, Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (Congress), University of Calgary, May 31, 2016.

Strategies for Conducting Curriculum Mapping Online, Patti Dyjur and Jennifer Lock, Online Education Berlin, 2015.

After Curriculum Mapping: Engaging Faculty in Meaningful Discussions and Evidence-based Decision-making, Patti Dyjur and Natasha Kenny, Educational Developers Caucus 2015.