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 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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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.

Featured news


Teaching Days 2020: Kick-start your classes this fall with confidence

Free interactive workshops Aug. 26-27 cover teaching with technology, handling challenges in online classrooms, academic integrity, and more...

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Emotional wellness and mindfulness sessions close out Summer Wellness Series

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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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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.


Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Sept 21

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Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

Sept 22

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Foundations of Experiential Learning I

Sept 22

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Creating Educational Videos

Sept 23

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Formative Feedback for Teaching Development

Sept 25

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Promoting Student Engagement & Active Learning on Discussion Boards

Sept 29

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Creating a Flipped Lesson

Sept 29

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Effective Communication in Teaching for International Grad Students and Postdocs

Sept 30

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