Learning Modules

Developing online courses

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.

Designing Online Assessments

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.

Managing student team projects

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. 

Teaching assistant orientation

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.

Diverse students learning

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. In this module you will find information, examples, practical strategies and worksheets to consider how to blend your course effectively to promote student engagement and learning. 

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 can be a transformative experience as it provides the opportunity to reflect upon, explore, and document your experiences, philosophy, approaches, and effectiveness. Developing a teaching dossier takes significant time to prepare. This module has been designed to guide you through the reflective and transformative process.