CTE provides support to faculty, staff, and students who are interested in conducting research on teaching and learning.
Teaching and learning research systematically investigates teaching and/or learning and can include exploring a specific research question, engaging with the literature, collecting data, and sharing the results publicly (Bernstein & Ginsberg, 2009; McKinney, 2006). Examples of teaching and learning research include evaluating the impact of a new teaching strategy or assessment method on student learning, examining the challenges students face in learning specific content or techniques, or generating new frameworks to describe the learning process. Follow the links below to get started.
Our Teaching and Learning Research page provides resources on how to develop a teaching and learning research project.
Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) grants provide support for experimenting with and investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching that aim to foster deep student learning at the University of Waterloo.