The Centre for Teaching Excellence collaborates with individuals, academic departments, and academic support units to foster capacity and community around teaching and to promote an institutional culture that values effective teaching and meaningful learning.

  1. Dec. 8, 2016Welcoming Jason Thompson as CTE Liaison for the Faculty of ScienceJason Thompson

    Jason Thompson is the new CTE Liaison for the Faculty of Science. Jason comes to us from the University of Guelph where he worked for ten years in their teaching and learning unit, OpenEd, as Instructional Technology Specialist providing support and advice to faculty regarding teaching strategies, learning activities, course design, assessment methods, instructional innovations, and the integration of appropriate and effective learning technologies in their face-to-face courses. He has his BSc from the University of Guelph in Environmental Biology and a B.Ed from Queen’s University. Those that work with Jason discover his pedagogy-first approach and his enthusiasm for the learning process.

  2. Dec. 2, 2016University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference 2017: Call for Proposals Now Open

    The Call for Proposals for the ninth annual Teaching and Learning Conference is now open!

    This year's theme is "Cultivating Curiosity in Teaching and Learning".  For more information about the Conference, please visit the Conference website.

    We look forward to seeing you on April 27, 2017.

  3. Nov. 29, 2016Featured presentation: Gender bias in the classroom and women in STEMCentre for Teaching Excellence
    Join us on Tuesday, December 6 for two interactive presentations by doctoral students taking part in the advanced Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) program and find out more about the educational research interests of graduate students at Waterloo.

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