Sparking curiosity, transforming learning

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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Book a consultation

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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Learning modules

Our online learning modules are free, self-directed learning opportunities. Each module includes open-access lessons that vary in the time commitment for the learner. For a full list of modules, click here.

Blended Learning

Learning Module: Blended Learning

Blended learning is when a course integrates both the physical classroom and online learning. The purpose of this module is to provide instructors practical strategies and the opportunity to critically reflect on how to best integrate both physical and online spaces to create a blended learning environment.

Managing student team projects

Learning Module: Managing Student Team Projects

Employers consistently rate teamwork as an essential competency for career readiness and research shows that collaborative learning has many benefits, including improved self-esteem, engagement, learning and achievement. This online module provides guidance on how to successfully design student team projects.

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.

Learning Technology Coaches

Learning Technology Coaches

Learning Technology Coaches support the implementation of learning technology tools as the campus community engages in online, blended and remote teaching.

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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Modular education offers innovative advantages in a competitive labour market

Stackable certificates and micro-credentials make for meaningful learning, flexibility and specialization <br /> ...

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Teaching and Learning Grants facilitate development in key areas of 'growth through focus' plan and Indigenous strategy

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Grad students help instructors become tech ‘superusers’

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2021 University of Calgary Teaching Awards call for nominations

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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.


Using Zoom to facilitate online classes

Dec. 1

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Creating Quizzes Online

Dec. 2

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Use D2L to Collect Assignments and Provide Student Feedback

Dec. 2 

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Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

Dec. 3

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Engaging Students Online

Dec. 4

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Best Practices for Designing a Quality Rubric

Dec. 8

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Facilitating a SoTL Book Club

Dec. 8

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D2L Essentials

Dec. 9

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