Centre for Teaching Excellence

About Us | Meet the CTE team

Yi Cui
Educational Developer
Centre for Teaching Excellence
604 986 1911 ext. 3053


Yi Cui, PhD (she/her/hers)

Yi is an educational developer with extensive experience in teaching, research, and instructional development. She has worked as a language instructor and researcher in several postsecondary institutions, including Iowa State University, New York University, Peking University, and Simon Fraser University. Prior to joining CTE, Yi worked as a program developer at Continuing Studies Capilano University for three years. 

Yi is enthusiastic about improving teaching and learning through design, technology, and learning analytics. She received her PhD in Educational Technology and Learning Design from Simon Fraser University.

When not working, Yi enjoys being outdoors camping, hiking, and exploring the beautiful nature.


Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).


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