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UNIV 201: Global Challenges

The College of Creativity, Discovery and Innovation  (CDCI) at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning invites first and second-year undergraduate students to take the lead in UNIV 201: GlobalChallenges. One of the University of Calgary’s […]

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Presenting the Taylor Institute Guide Series

Looking for evidence-based resources on teaching approaches and practices? The Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning is pleased to present the Taylor Institute Guide Series, designed to further enhance our teaching and learning resources for […]

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Student Assessment: In Theory and In Action

By Ashley Weleschuk, TI Undergraduate Student Research Assistant Gabrielle Lindstrom and Lynn Taylor, former vice-provost (teaching and learning) completed an extensive literature review on the topic of student assessment. They focused on research discussing assessment […]

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Fika at the Taylor Institute

By Rachel Braun, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Program Specialist of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning In the June 2017 Director’s Corner, Dr. Nancy Chick captures takeaway insights about the Swedish phenomenon […]

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Open Educational Resources (OER) pilot project launch

The Open Educational Resources (OER) Pilot Project is an initiative to provide institutional support for academic staff to adopt or adapt OERs in their courses, allowing the best possible learning resources available for students at […]


Supporting the Curriculum Review Process

At the University of Calgary, curriculum review is defined as “an academic staff-led critical examination of their own academic program for the purpose of optimizing the learning outcomes of that program” (University of Calgary, 2015, […]

Director's Corner

Director’s Corner – June 2017

By Nancy Chick, Academic Director of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning As the daylight starts arriving early and lasting well into the evening, we’re all thinking about our summer plans.  We at the […]

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