Guide to Learning Outcomes (PDF) now available
Designed to assist instructors and programs in writing effective learning outcomes.

2018 CAFA Distinguished Academic Award and CAFA Distinguished Academic Early Career Award
Application deadline: April 30, 2018

2018 Awards for Faculty Excellence
Deadline: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (4 p.m.)

McCalla Professorship Application and Selection Procedure (UAPPOL, Revised Nov 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

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


  • Deadline for Large Faculties*- Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Deadline for Small Faculties - Thursday, February 1, 2018
          *Note: Large Faculties are responsible for their own adjudication processes; Check Faculty websites for more information and internal deadlines.

The TLEF Handbook and information session presentations are posted on the TLEF website.

The 2017-18 call for TLEF seed grant and project proposals is now closed. Applicants will be notified of the results in late March.

TLEF Professional Development Awards
[Sep 19/17] The 2017-18 allocation has been reached. Applications are now being considered for TLEF professional development activities that will occur after April 1, 2018.   Please use the revised application form found on the TLEF website.

A Guide to Learning Outcomes at the University of Alberta

This flexible guide is designed to assist instructors and programs in writing effective learning outcomes.

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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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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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