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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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 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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Fall 2020 - Mixed delivery of courses at University of Calgary - Message to the campus community from President and Vice-Chancellor Ed McCauley Read more

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Positive learning environment

Setting up positive learning environments in Zoom

The Zoom classroom is similar to a face-to-face setting in that it allows for a synchronous gathering in which students and instructors can see and speak to each other in real time. However, the Zoom classroom presents some unique challenges. Here are some tips for setting up a positive learning environment in Zoom.

Online-learning-module

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


Self-care and well-being during COVID-19

Three strategies to stay well and healthy...

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Explore academic integrity and combat virtual cheating in online courses

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Strategies for teaching in the virtual classroom and facilitating virtual meetings

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Working and studying from home with children during COVID-19

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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.


Setting Up Online Discussions in D2L

May 22

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Best Practices for Designing a Quality Rubric

May 25

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Online Student Assessment

May 26

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Putting Your Content Online

May 27

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Promoting Student Engagement and Active Learning on Discussion Boards

May 27

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Use D2L to Collect Assignments and Provide Student Feedback

May 27

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