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.

Learning Module: Developing Your Teaching Dossier

Learning Module: Developing Your Teaching Dossier

In higher education, teaching dossiers are a requirement for many job applications, promotion and/or tenure, and teaching award nominations. Developing a teaching dossier takes significant time to prepare. This module has been designed to guide you through the reflective and transformative process.

Blended Learning

Learning Module: Blended Learning

Blended learning is when a course integrates both the physical classroom and online learning. The purpose of this module is to provide instructors practical strategies and the opportunity to critically reflect on how to best integrate both physical and online spaces to create a blended learning environment.

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 engages in online, blended and remote teaching.

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


Taylor Institute resources help grad students sharpen teaching skills

Grad student programming at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning can help teaching assistants gain confidence in online learning environments, using learning technologies...

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$9 million in dedicated federal funding secured for new co-op and internship placements

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Bug-eyed for research: Undergrads catalogue Calgary’s insects

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System outage: CareerLink, Success and Involvement portals

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Upcoming courses

The following courses will now be delivered online.


What Makes a Great Teacher?

Jan. 13

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Communicating with Students using D2L

Jan. 13

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Creating a Flipped Lesson

Jan. 14

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Use D2L to Collect Assignments and Provide Student Feedback

Jan. 18

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Learner-Centered Course Outlines

Jan. 18

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Troubleshooting Common D2L Quiz Questions

Jan. 19

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Managing Large Enrolment Online Courses

Integrity concerns of standardized English proficiency tests 

Jan. 19

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Course Design Program

Jan. 21

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