What makes a great teaching award nomination dossier?

December 22, 2017

By Natasha Kenny (Director, Educational Development Unit, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning) The University of Calgary Teaching Awards program is a prestigious institutional award that recognizes the outstanding contributions that members of our community […]


(Video) Global Challenges: An Instructor Perspective

November 23, 2017

Join Robin Mueller, an educational development consultant at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning and instructor of UNIV 201: Global Challenges, as she talks about inquiry-based learning and how she sees her role changing […]

Director's Corner

TI Strategic Planning

November 23, 2017

By Nancy Chick, Academic Director of the Taylor Institute We’re starting some interesting “meta” work at the Taylor Institute.  We’re now fully staffed, and our newest unit (the College of Discovery, Creativity, and Innovation) has […]

Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching

Students as Partners: A Q&A with Lucy Mercer-Mapstone

November 22, 2017

By Mike Thorn, Communications and Marketing Assistant at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning While attending ISSOTL17, Lucy Mercer-Mapstone visited the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning. One of today’s major scholarly voices in […]

Reflective Practice

Haskayne Teaching Triangle Tackles Tradition

November 22, 2017

By Brent Snider (Senior Instructor, Haskayne Teaching Fellow, Faculty [OSCM]), Darren Ambrose, (Instructor, Faculty [ACCT]) and Leighton Wilks (Instructor, Non-Credit Teaching, Haskayne Teaching Fellow, Faculty [OBHR]) Haskayne instructors Brent Snider (supply chain), Leighton Wilks (human […]


Introducing Design Thinking into Teaching

November 22, 2017

By Derrick E. Rancourt, Professor in the Department of Oncology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Calgary & University of Calgary Teaching Scholar I am always changing my courses, introducing new elements and new ways of […]

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