Cynthia B Weston

Centre for Medical Education


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Associate Member - Centre for Medical Education


BA Georgetown University
MLS State University of New York
EdD University of Washington


Scholarly/supervision interests

Higher education: Improving teaching and learning; Reflection for improving teaching; Instructional design; Use of new technologies; Formative evaluation.

Dr. Weston is not currently taking on new graduate students.


Cynthia Weston is a Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and former Director of Teaching and Learning Services. Her teaching and research over the past 30 years at McGill have focused on teaching and learning in higher education.

Educational development areas of interest have included multi-unit initiatives designed to have a transformative impact on teaching and learning at McGill, enhancing student engagement in large classes, redesigning teaching and learning spaces based on pedagogical principles, fostering the nexus between teaching and research, and the pedagogical preparation of graduate students.