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.

Foundations – Active Learning Workshop (ACTL)

University Teaching Foundations: This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Active Classroom Teaching and Learning (ACTL). Are you looking to spice up your classroom but not sure what to do? This workshop will demonstrate several different teaching strategies and techniques that you can adapt and use in your classrooms. By combining the expertise of many instructors in the design of this workshop, participants can look forward to filling their teaching toolkits! By the end of this workshop, successful participants will be...

Foundations – Effective Grading Practices (GRFD)

University Teaching Foundations: This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Grading and Feedback (GRFD). This workshop will teach you how to implement effective grading strategies that improve student learning and increase efficiency. You will learn to develop and use a rubric to assess and give feedback on your students' work. By the end of this workshop, successful participants will be able: Identify efficient and effective grading practices Use a rubric to assess students' learning

Small Teaching Online - Book Club (2)

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...

CRDI: Adapting your Assessments

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Part of the transition to remote teaching is altering our assessments so that they continue to align with our learning outcomes, while also providing effective means for students to demonstrate their learning in a remote environment. This institute will guide you through the decision making process and provide you with key questions and guidelines to help you embed assessment strategies that promote learning into your remote courses. During this institute, you will:  Articulate what you want students to learn in your course and consider assignment types ...