Practicum Students

Summer 2021

Michael Wiechers

Michael is a B.A.A. (Applied Arts) student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He is currently working towards completing his degree and is majoring in psychology. He will be graduating in the Spring of 2022. 

Currently, he is working under the supervision of Dr. Shayna Rusticus as a research assistant in her Group Dynamics and Psychometrics lab to complete his practicum. He has been working on researching various aspects of student-student and student-faculty interactions in both online and face-to-face learning environments. 

During his free time, he loves watching hockey and is a die-hard Canucks fan. In addition, he loves going to the gym, socializing with friends and family, and playing video games. ….


Leonardo Landaverde-Umana

Leonardo is a Bachelor of Science (Applied Psychology) student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He is currently working towards completing his degree and is majoring in psychology. He will be graduating in the Spring of 2022. 

Currently, he is working under the supervision of Dr. Shayna Rusticus as a research assistant in her Group Dynamics and Psychometrics lab to complete his practicum. He has been working on a literature review on scales and measurements measuring attitudes towards teamwork in a variety of classroom settings.

When he is not working on this project, Leonardo enjoys going to the gym, spending time with friends, as well as playing sports and video games.


Tabasom Fayaz