Emerging Teachers Development Program

This badge is part of the Postdoctoral Scholar and Graduate Student Certificates in University Teaching and Learning program. 

The Emerging Teachers Development Workshop Program introduces students to a variety of topics related to developing their university teaching, with opportunities for discussion, practice and reflection. Participants who complete a minimum of five workshops can earn a digital badge offered by the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning.

Learning outcomes  

  • Engage in collaborative, critically reflective conversations with colleagues to explore current issues, theories and research in postsecondary education
  • Identify and implement research-informed teaching methods that enhance student learning

Completion requirements

  1. Register, attend and participate in five ETD workshops
  2. Self-register in D2L
  3. Write and submit a summary reflective statement using the program template

Badge contact information

For more information regarding the ‘Emerging Teachers Development’ badge program, please contact Dr. Cheryl Jeffs at cljeffs@ucalgary.ca


2018 Fall workshop schedule



 September 6

 September 14

 September 17

September 18

October 11

October 16

October 23

November 28


2019 Winter workshop schedule



 January 14 What Makes a Great TA? Using a Learner-centered Approach in Labs and Tutorials

 January 28

 Formative Feedback for Teaching Development

 February 7

 April 9

Teaching Controversial Issues