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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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Course calendar

We offer comprehensive teaching development courses and workshops on a range of topics and issues. 

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Get 1:1 support

Need help with learning tech, media, course design, teaching dossiers or other topics? We're available for one-on-one consultations and drop-in sessions. 

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Book spaces

Learn more about our spaces and how to access them for teaching courses or booking events.  

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Teaching Days

Online | August 23 – 25

Part preparation, part inspiration! Start the upcoming academic year on the right foot with Teaching Days—three full days of interactive teaching development workshops. Connect with colleagues and strengthen your teaching practice for an energized classroom this fall.

Topics include teaching in today's classrooms, blended and online course design, anti-racist pedagogy and more. This is a free event, but registration is required. Be sure to register by Aug. 22 at 12 p.m. MT.

Upcoming workshop series

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Summer Wellness Series

This series of wellness webinars featuring UCalgary experts offer insights and discussion on pertinent themes in mental health in teaching and learning. Join us for two sessions in July and August.

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D2L Introductions Workshop Series

The workshops in this series are designed to introduce you to the tools of D2L and provide time and space to practice using them. Sessions run throughout August.

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Course Design Conversations

Each session in this series will have a guest presenter to share their experiences, engage in discussions and explore strategies for effective classroom teaching and learning. Join us in May, June and August.

Featured news

Innovation excellence highlights 4th annual Materials, Energy, & Environmental Technology Innovation Fair

Join us Aug. 26 to engage with researchers who will be showcasing their latest research and innovations in clean-energy technology...

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UCalgary Team Teaching Award honours Social Work professors

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New work-integrated learning initiative opens doors for neurodiverse students

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2023 University of Calgary teaching and learning research programs call for proposals

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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online. To view our full course calendar, click here.

Introduction to Top Hat

Aug. 2


How to engage students using Top Hat

Aug. 9


D2L Essentials

Aug. 16


Engaging Discussions with Learning Technology

Aug. 16


Using Zoom to Facilitate Online Classes

Aug. 17


Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

Aug. 18


Lecturing and active learning

Aug. 31


Using Zoom to Facilitate Online Classes

Aug. 31


Writing Learning Outcomes

Sept. 15


Incorporating Student Assessment Strategies into your Course Design

Sept. 21


Engaging Discussions with Learning Technology

Sept. 27


Understanding the EL Cycle in Global Learning

Sept. 28


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