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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

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.

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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.

Featured news


Emotional wellness and mindfulness sessions close out Summer Wellness Series

Wellness webinars offered for UCalgary students, faculty and staff July 21 and Aug. 11...

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Fall 2019 Design Studio explores cross-culture approaches to design

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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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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.


Developing Your Teaching Dossier for Tenure and/or Promotion

July 16

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D2L Essentials

July 20

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Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

July 20

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Handling Challenges in the Zoom Classroom

July 22

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Using Zoom to Facilitate Online Classes

July 23

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Putting Your Content Online

July 27

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Use D2L to Collect Assignments and Provide Student Feedback

July 27

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Designing and Facilitating Group Work in Online Courses

July 29

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