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"You have developed many incredible resources to support faculty, and I have used many of your Creative Commons resources in my courses and workshops. I absolutely love that you folks make your work open. It has (and will) benefit so many faculty members." – Paula DeMacio, Professor of Learning and Teaching, Centre for Organizational Learning & Teaching, Centennial College


Teaching Tips: A searchable collection of more than a hundred brief and practical tip sheets that can help resolve issues across many teaching situations.

Research Guide: An excellent resource for those embarking on a teaching and learning research project for the first time. The Guide provides an overview of everything you’ll need to know when starting out, including:

  • Keywords that will help you navigate the teaching and learning research literature,
  • Links to discipline-specific, peer-reviewed teaching and learning research journals,
  • Learning assessment tools that will help you evaluate the effectiveness of a teaching method or strategy,
  • Information about the ethics approval process, and
  • A list of teaching-related websites and blogs.

Teaching Stories: Stories profiling instructors at Waterloo whose teaching is especially effective, innovative, or remarkable.

CTE YouTube Channel: Keynote talks from our signature events featuring experts in teaching and learning research and educational technologies, presentations from CTE staff and Waterloo instructors sharing first-hand experiences with impactful teaching strategies, how-to guides, and more.

CTE Blog: From 2008 to 2017, CTE maintained a blog in which our staff -- as well as instructors and staff from other academic support units -- explored issues and ideas pertaining to teaching and learning. Although that blog is now closed, its 450+ posts are still available

Other resources

The Centre for Extended Learning assists instructors who want to develop fully online courses. Their Agile Development team is available to assist instructors in developing online resources for their blended learning courses.

Instructional Technologies and Multimedia Services loans equipment and media to instructors, and offer services such as video recording lectures and presentations, and arranging videoconferencing.

Policies, Handbooks, and Templates. Information about course requirements, copyright, ancillary fees, exam regulations, and more.