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. Feb. 27, 2017Nominations open for the 2017 Teaching Excellence Academy

    Teaching Excellence Academy (TEA): April 19, 20, & 24

    The TEA is aimed primarily at experienced faculty members who want the opportunity to rejuvenate their teaching. At the TEA, attendees will thoroughly revise one of their courses with the assistance of their peers and experts from the Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL). 

  2. Feb. 20, 2017Take a workshop at Educational Technologies WeekCentre for Teaching Excellence logo

    Educational Technologies Week: Monday, Feb. 27 – Friday, Mar. 3

    We kick off a whole week of workshops on educational technologies next Monday with a keynote session, Recognizing Knowledge & Skills in a Digital Age, by Don Presant. Attend up to 15 workshops on topics like gamification, the flipped classroom, blended learning, Mobius, online course design, Twitter in the classroom, and more. Register today

  3. Feb. 16, 2017Waterloo instructor receives 3M National Teaching FellowshipGordon Stubley

    Gordon Stubley has been honoured with a 3M National Teaching Fellowship, awarded by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 3M Canada. Up to 10 people from across Canada are presented annually with the fellowship, one of Canada's most prestigious awards for excellence in post-secondary education.

    “There are lots of people who do really good work at this university in teaching,” says Stubley. “I think it’s really important that we learn to talk about how we achieve excellence and how our students see excellence.”

    For the full story, and to hear about why students call Stubley "the engineering Bill Nye," read this profile from the Faculty of Engineering: Professor honoured with national teaching fellowship.

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