The principal purpose of the Learning Specialists Association of Canada is to:
In 2015, LSAC was one of the founding members of the International Consortium of Academic Language and Learning Developers along with AALL, ALDinHE, and ATLAANZ in Australia, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand respectively.
Our members are professionals whose work in higher education institutions supports and furthers students, faculty, staff, and administrative goals. They have specialized education and training that often includes educational theory and practice, developmental psychology, curriculum design, and/or accessibility/disability issues. They are skilled in counseling, teaching, facilitation, problem solving, and communication. They use their skills to provide comprehensive learning development support through a variety of assessments, methods, strategies, and programs that are developed using scholarship, empirical data, practical experience, and sound pedagogy.
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