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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.

“Staff members of CTE are very highly respected among educational developers in Canada, as well as around the world. Their work is scholarly, grounded in current research on teaching and learning, innovative and carefully designed. CTE is one of the teaching centres we look to as an outstanding centre that models excellence in educational development.” — Feedback received via a "reputation survey" that CTE conducted as part of its 2017 External Review. 

  1. Jan. 15, 2018Submit a proposal for the 2018 Teaching and Learning Conference by Wed., Jan. 24

    For our 10th annual Teaching and Learning Conference: Motivating Our Students and Ourselves, we invite you to submit proposals for presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and poster presentations that share your practices and research related to motivating deep learning in students and motivating ourselves as instructors. For more information about the Conference and to submit a proposal, please visit the Teaching and Learning Conference website.

    Proposal deadline: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Conference date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

  2. Nov. 27, 20172018 Educational Technologies Week

    Join us for CTE's annual Educational Technologies Week on Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16, 2018

  3. Nov. 22, 2017Featured presentation: Bridging the articulation-of-skills gap through WatCV

    Join Katherine Lithgow (Centre for Teaching Excellence)  and Jill Tomasson Goodwin (Department of Drama and Speech Communication) on Nov. 29 as they present their research on the WatCV ePortfolio project in Bridging the Articulation of Skills Gap through WatCV: Career and Competency ePortfolios. As a practice, WatCV allows students to bridge the articulation-of-skills gap by making their learning and transferable skills explicit and visible to instructors, students, and employers. Registration for this event is required. 

    Date: Wed., Nov. 29, 9:00-10:00

    Location: TC 2218

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  1. Jan. 18, 2018Facilitating Effective Discussions (Social Sciences & Humanities) (CTE228)

    Note: This workshop is primarily intended for TAs in arts, environment and applied health science who teach discussion-based tutorials/seminars.

  2. Jan. 18, 2018Microteaching session

  3. Jan. 18, 2018Teaching STEM Tutorials (CTE111)

    Note: This session is geared towards tutorial TAs in science, engineering and math.

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