Sustainability-Themed Assessment Showcase

Thursday, November 10, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Are you interested in incorporating sustainability into your courses but not sure where to start? Join the Centre for Teaching Excellence for the Sustainability-Themed Assessment Showcase. This 1-hour webinar will explore approaches to incorporate sustainability into assessments using examples from University of Waterloo instructors across disciplines.  

  • Dr. Andrew McMurry (Arts) will share how fourth year students explored unsustainability through key literary writings and developed their own "environed agency". 
  • Dr. Steffanie Scott (Environment) will share the Regional Food Strategy Project, where fourth year students will engage in research and direct consultations with local stakeholders.    
  • Dr. Nadine Ibrahim (Engineering) will share the open eBooks project that was co-written by second year students and students' reflections on the Sustainable Development Goals

Location: Online

Facilitators: Julia Burke and Victoria Feth (CTE)

How to Join 

Registration is NOT required. This session will occur on MS Team, follow the hyperlink below to join the session, and be sure to book the time in your calendar! 

Click here to join the meeting


The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying, or working at Waterloo. CTE’s online workshops are delivered through either WebEx, Microsoft Teams, or Bongo with the audio component available either as captioning or a transcript. CTE’s face-to-face workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, and note-takers. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining workshop content in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for our programming, please let us know by emailing Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.