Work Experience

  • Learning Scientist September 2018 - May 2019

  • Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    • Responsible for developing and executing evaluation strategies on learning analytics tools

    • Determine needs of students by developing surveys, running focus groups on emerging learning analytics tools

    • Work with faculty members across campus to explore the potential for improving teaching using analytics

  • Applied Education Research Facilitator October 2017 - September 2018

  • Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

    • Principal Investigator on two research projects assessing the impact of the edX Peer Instruction tool and ComPAIR in the Faculty of Science and Arts

    • Assist in managing and training a team of 15 graduate student specialists

    • Analyzing student learning, performance, and engagement data

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Specialist December 2016 - September 2017

  • Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

    • Responsible for managing 3-5 PIs per semester and supporting their research in teaching

    • Experience using a variety of methods including data acquisition, survey development, data analysis, and dissemination

    • Developed a custom, private, centrally managed system for specialist reporting hours using Google Drive Scripts

  • Co-op Student September 2007 - August 2008

  • BC Cancer Research Centre

    • Supervisor: Dr. Alastair Kyle and Dr. Andrew Minchinton

    • Under the direction of Dr. Kyle, conducted in vitro experiments of anti-cancer therapies to explore their distribution in multi-layered cell cultures (MCCs)

  • WebCT Vista Migration Assistant May 2007 - August 2007

  • UBC Office of Learning Technologies

    • Migrated UBC courses to the new version of WebCT and screened courses for potential migration issues
  • Assistant Coordinator, AMS Tutoring June 2006 - July 2007

  • UBC Alma Mater Society

    • Coordinated the selection of 40 tutors from over 90 applicants

    • Developed and implemented a thorough interview process, including diagnostic exams

    • Managed operational budget of $50,000; initiated and managed a new project to radically revamp the Appointment Tutoring software

Firas Moosvi
Firas Moosvi

My research interests include education research, learning analytics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.