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Our strategic priorities

Learn more about the Taylor Institute Unit Plan 2020-25 as we work to support our campus community. 

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Teaching development

We offer comprehensive teaching development courses and workshops on a range of topics and issues. 

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Need help with course design, teaching dossiers or other topics? We are available for one-on-one consultations. 

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Blending space and technology

Learn more about our spaces and how to access them for teaching courses or booking events.  

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Taylor Institute fall 2020 programming is now open for registration. View course calendar >>

Learning Technology Coaches

Learning Technology Coaches

Learning Technology Coaches support the implementation of learning technology tools as the campus community transitions to online and remote teaching for the spring and summer terms.

They are available to support academic staff design and implement their online courses, adapt to new learning technologies and assist with session scheduling and facilitation.

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New resources

Designing Online Assessments

Learning Module: Designing Online Assessments

Assessments are primarily developed to demonstrate achievement of course learning outcomes and serve as a motivational factor in driving student decision-making. This online module provides useful information about how to implement different types of assessments that are aligned to course learning outcomes.

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Learning Module: Developing Online Courses

Designing and teaching an online course has similarities to its classroom counterpart, yet there are some unique considerations and decisions to make towards creating a meaningful online learning experience. This online module provides guidance to putting a course online using course design and teaching online best practices.

Online learning sessions

Online learning sessions

We've got you covered! Choose from a variety of online workshops including D2L, YuJa, Zoom, creating online quizzes, teaching online, engaging students using discussion boards and designing and facilitating group work online.

Featured news


Fall 2019 Design Studio explores cross-culture approaches to design

Graham Livesey, Fabian Neuhaus, Hal Eagletail and Sandra Abegglen share UCalgary Teaching Award for Team Teaching...

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Heather Jamniczky appointed academic lead in teaching and learning research

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Teaching Awards recipients invited to join Teaching Academy

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2020 Teaching Awards recognize excellence in teaching

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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.


Engaging Students Online

July 6

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Communicating with Students using D2L

July 7

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Setting Up Online Discussions in D2L

July 7

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Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

July 7

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Using Zoom to Facilitate Online Classes

July 8

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Online Student Assessment

July 9

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Best Practices for Designing a Quality Rubric

July 9

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Course Design Essentials

July 14

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