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.

Teaching Assistant Orientation

Learning Module: Teaching Assistant Orientation

We know that teaching assistants have a significant impact on the learning experiences of our undergraduate students. This learning module is for all teaching assistants regardless of experience level. It will introduce you to a model of professional development that encourages you to continue to grow in your ability to support student learning.

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 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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Featured news

2021 University of Calgary Teaching Awards call for nominations

A message from Dru Marshall, provost and vice-president (academic) ...

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University celebrates 2020 Killam Laureates with online event for all

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Nursing students benefit from 2020 PURE studentships

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Concerns about academic misconduct rise during pandemic

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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.

Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

Oct. 13


Online Feedback for Growth

Oct. 14


Engaged Teaching through Acting Techniques

Oct. 15


Enhancing Visual Thinking in the Classroom

Oct. 16


Using Principles of Ecofeminism to Deconstruct STEM Culture

Oct. 19


Communicating with Students using D2L

Oct. 20


Supporting Accessibility in On-line Teaching Environment

Oct. 21


Developing Feedback Literacy

Oct. 22


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