• A Guide to Learning Outcomes at the University of Alberta (Section 1, 2, 3 & 4) updated and available on the Learning Outcomes page.

• The UAPPOL procedure and nominator's checklist for the Awards for Teaching Excellence have been revised (eff. Jan. 11, 2019).
  Only 1 hard copy and an electronic copy of the nomination package are required.

Call for Expressions of Interest for Blended Learning Proposals 2019

Festival of Teaching and Learning May 2, 2019
• Keynote: Jeanette J. Norden, PhD
Creating a Safe Critical Learning Environment: Sharing Best Practices

McCalla Professorship Application and Selection Procedure (UAPPOL, Most Recent Approval Date:  November 1, 2017)

Selection Criteria
The following criteria will be used when selecting eligible applicants:

  • Evidence of a career commitment to teaching excellence, integrating research and teaching and educational leadership
  • Innovation in the project or planned activities
  • Impact of the project or planned activities on student learning and alignment with For the Public Good


  • Deadline for Small Faculties - Friday, February 1, 2019*
          *The Small Faculties group has been allocated three (3) McCalla Professorships for 2019-20
  • Deadline for Large Faculties**- Friday, March 1, 2019
  •       **The Large Faculties are responsible for their own adjudication processes.  Check Faculty websites for more information and internal deadlines

Submission Procedure
For details on the submission process, see: McCalla Professorships (CTL website)

The 2018-2019 TLEF Handbook, information session presentations, and application forms have been posted on the TLEF page.

- Project Application Deadline: Monday, January 21, 2019* (*Internal deadlines will vary by Faculty)
- Seed Grant Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2019
- Professional Teaching Development Award Applications: For events that take place from April 1 to August 31, 2019, applications will be accepted beginning December 1, 2018. For events that take place from September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, applications will be accepted beginning May 1, 2019

Blended Learning Case Studies

An in-depth look at the Blended Learning Initiative at the University of Alberta.

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Open Education

The University of Alberta supports the exploration and use of open educational resources and practices to benefit teaching and learning. 

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Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)

We work directly with instructors to help them create well-designed writing assignments and effective and efficient grading guides.

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Inspiring Teaching

Explore the teaching practices and philosophies of some of the University of Alberta’s most talented teachers.

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