Luciano Da Rosa Dos Santos

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Associate Professor,
Faculty Development Consultant

Phone: 403.440.5059
Office: EL2172H


PhD (Educational Technology), University of Calgary
MSc (Human Movement Sciences), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
BPE (Physical Education), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Luciano Santos (PhD) is an associate professor and faculty development consultant in the Academic Development Centre, Mount Royal University. His research and practice focuses on processes for development of post-secondary teaching capacity, including in the use of educational technologies.


Professional and scholarly interests

  • Faculty Development
  • Educational Technology
  • Online Learning
  • Teaching and Learning Spaces


Selected publications and presentations

Santos, L.R. (2020). Conditions for the development of online teaching capacity: A case study. Proceedings of the International Consortium for Educational Development 2020 Conference. ETH Learning and Teaching Journal, 2(2), 167-171.

Yeo, M., Boman, J., Mooney, J., Phillipson, A., Santos, L.R., Smith, E. (2019). Inquire, Imagine, Innovate: A Scholarly Approach to Curriculum Practice. Collective Essays on Learning and Teaching (Vol. 12 pp. 155-165). Retrieved from

Santos, L.R., Cheeseman, J. (2019, August). The Active Learning Initiative: Supporting teaching in the ALC and beyond. Presented at the International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms. August 7-9, 2019, Minneapolis, USA.

Johnson, C., Hill, S. L., Lock, J., Altowairiki, N., Ostrowski, C, Santos, L.R., & Liu, Y. (2017). Using Design-Based Research to develop meaningful online discussions in undergraduate Field Experience courses. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18(6), 36-53. Retrieved from:



Teaching and Learning Committee - Mount Royal University (2020-2023)


What to contact me for:

  • Support for teaching and learning practice (e.g., class observations, teaching strategies and approaches such as active learning)
  • Course (re)design
  • Pedagogical considerations for using technology in your courses
  • Teaching and learning spaces
  • Review your teaching philosophy statement
  • International education