Gina is the Study Skills Coordinator within Student Learning Services (SLS), with a role of developing programs and services to support the development of study skills and strategies of students at the U of S. Gina is interested in developing a culture of innovation and cooperation within staff/student teams. Particularly dear to Gina is the model of peer support, empowering students to gain experience and further their skills in leadership, teaching and learning by working within SLS academic programming and services.
Gina completed her M.Sc. in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence in Education in the area of Intelligent Tutoring Systems. Her research looked at ways to recognize patterns of behavior corresponding to common misconceptions students have in solving problems within mathematics. Prior to working in SLS, Gina worked within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan where she was an instructor for 15 years and Manager of Instructional Services, responsible for managing the development of online systems to support class and program delivery and student learning.