CTE has temporarily relocated to East Campus 3 (EC3). We will continue to offer our regular programs and services from our temporary offices and workshop locations. 

News

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

LITE Seed grants - due June 1, 2019!

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The next round of LITE Seed Grants is fast approaching – applications are due June 1, 2019. Funding for the LITE Seed Grants has increased from $5000 to $7500 as of January 2019.

Along with the increase in funding comes a new requirement - in order for your application to be considered, applicants are required to meet with Kyle Scholz or Kristin Brown within the first three weeks of the term in which they are applying. For the June round, this meeting must occur by May 21, 2019. At this meeting, we will discuss your project proposal and research plan, and suggest ways to enhance the quality and clarity of the application.

If you are interested in learning more about teaching and learning research, we encourage you to join us for the Designing Teaching and Learning Research (CTE 6759) workshop on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 10:00am-11:30am.

Learn more about the LITE Seed Grant process and how to submit an application.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Teaching & Learning Conference 2019 program available; registration closes April 11!

Teaching and Learning for Diverse Learners

We're pleased to announce the 2019 Conference Program is now available! The registration deadline for the Teaching and Learning Conference (April 11, 2019) is quickly approaching!

Please join us for our 11thannual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference taking place on May 2, 2019 in Federation Hall and Science Teaching Complex. Our 2019 conference theme is Teaching and Designing for Diverse Learners.

To register and see faculties, departments, and units covering registration fees, please visit the Conference Registration webpage.

Last year saw over 330 faculty members, staff, and students gather to learn from and with one another around the theme of motivation in teaching and learning. This year, we are excited to welcome Allison Lombardi, Associate Professor in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, as our keynote speaker, as well as Drs. Carol Hulls (Continuing Lecturer, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering) and Markus Moos (Associate Professor, School of Planning) from Waterloo, who will each recreate a successful instructional approach in our Igniting Our Practice plenary session, which showcases some of the excellent teaching being done on our campus.

The registration deadline is Thursday, April 11, 2019.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Teaching Awards!


Marcus Abramovitch, recipient of the Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student, 2019

Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Educational Technologies Week: March 18 to 21

Interested in how you can combine technology with teaching to promote learning? CTE’s annual Educational Technologies Week is an opportunity for Waterloo’s instructors to focus more intensively on teaching development and technologies for promoting deep learning. It starts on March 18! Sign up for workshops today, at: https://buff.ly/2tKcbpU

Thursday, February 28, 2019

LITE Grants in the News!

A Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Seed Grant awarded to Wade Wilson (Kinesiology) and Nicole Westlund Stewart (Writing and Communication Centre) was featured in the Waterloo News. Researchers studied the integration of mindfulness techniques in a large classroom and made recommendations for enhancing practice.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Registration now open for University of Waterloo Teaching & Learning Conference 2019

We are pleased to let you know that registration is open for our 11th annual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference taking place on May 2, 2019. Last year saw over 330 faculty members, staff, and students gather to learn from and with one another around the theme of motivation in teaching and learning. Our 2019 conference theme is Teaching and Designing for Diverse Learners.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

3 LITE Full Grants awarded to innovative teaching and learning projects

The Office of the Associate Vice President, Academic and the Centre for Teaching Excellence are pleased to announce the recipients of this term’s Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Full Grants.

Since 2012, 17 LITE Full Grants of up to $30,000 have been awarded to instructors and staff investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching and fostering deep student learning at Waterloo. We are excited to announce the funding of three new projects this year:

Monday, January 28, 2019

New Registration System

As of January 1, CTE is using a new training and development registration system called GoSignMeUp. The new system has many advantages over the old system, both for individuals signing up for workshops and for CTE's workshop administrators.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Increased Funding for LITE Seed Grants and Required Consultations


We are pleased to announce that funding for the LITE Seed Grants has increased from $5000 to $7500 as of January 2019.

Along with the increase in funding comes a new requirement - in order for your application to be considered, applicants are required to meet with Kyle Scholz or Kristin Brown within the first three weeks of the term in which they are applying. This meeting must occur, at the latest, one week prior to the submission deadline. At this meeting, we will discuss your project proposal and research plan, and suggest ways to enhance the quality and clarity of the application.

As a reminder, the next round of LITE Seed Grant applications are due February 1, 2019.

If you are interested in learning more about teaching and learning research, we encourage you to join us for the Designing Teaching and Learning Research (CTE 6759) workshop on Tuesday January 15, 2019 from 12-1:30pm.

Learn more about the LITE Seed Grant process and how to submit an application

Thursday, November 22, 2018

2019 Teaching and Learning Conference Call for Proposals Now Open!

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The Call for Proposals for the 2019 University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference is now open! 

Our 2019 conference theme is “Teaching and Designing for Diverse Learners”. We invite you to submit proposals for presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and poster presentations that share your practices and research related to inclusive education.

The deadline for proposals is January 23, 2019.