Workshops and Events

The Office of Teaching and Learning offers workshops, webinars and other events designed to enhance and deepen pedagogical appreciation for instructional design, student learning, and scholarly inquiry.  Current events are listed below, please sign up using the register button.

CRDI: Adapting your Teaching and Learning Activities

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This institute will offer support and resources to guide you through exploring instructional strategies and learning activities in light of their potential for helping your students meet your course learning outcomes and succeed on course assessments. We will discuss effective strategies for sharing content, implementing both independent and collaborative active learning strategies, and planning the structure of your course. *Important Note: To effectively participate in this institute, you must have already finalized your course learning outcomes and course assessments. We...

GTC - SoTL Journal Club # 18 (TLJC)

Join us for our online Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) journal clubs, where we discuss a recent teaching publication. If you missed previous meetings, do not worry! We will send an email with the paper in advance and it will also be posted on the EventBrite page once available. Please read the paper and bring any questions, comments or critiques with you. ...

Small Teaching Online - Book Club (4)

Join Educational Developers from the Office of Teaching and Learning for a Virtual Book Club discussing Small Teaching Online (Darby & Lang, 2019). Small Teaching Online offers concrete, evidence-informed strategies that instructors can implement in their classroom to improve student learning. At each meeting, book club members will take part in a facilitated discussion of two chapters of Small Teaching Online and discuss approaches they might consider or share experiences from their own classes. The book club is open to all University of Guelph faculty and...

The Spark of Learning – Book Club (1)

Join Educational Developers from the Office of Teaching and Learning for a Virtual Book Club discussing The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion (Cavanagh, S., 2016). The Spark of Learning considers the emotional impact of teaching style and course design using a wide range of evidence from the study of education, psychology, and neuroscience, and provides practical examples of successful classroom activities from a variety of disciplines in secondary and higher education.  At each meeting, book club members will take...