Open Education

Explore new and collaborative teaching opportunities through the use of open educational resources and practices.

Teaching Practices and Support Survey:
All instructors (primary instructor or instructor of record) for undergraduate and graduate level courses invited to participate.
Survey open November 1 - 17, 2017.


New!  TLEF Seed Grants
Up to $6,000 in Seed Funding is available for instructors to explore and experiment with learning innovations.  Application deadline: Monday, January 15, 2018

TLEF Project Application Deadline*
Monday, January 15, 2018
*Note, internal deadlines will vary by faculty; Contact faculty administrators for details.

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)

Deadlines

  • Deadline for Small Faculties - Thursday, February 1, 2018
  • Deadline for Large Faculties*- Thursday, March 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.

New !  TLEF Seed Grants (Nov 2017)
Up to $6,000 in Seed Funding is available for instructors to explore and experiment with learning innovations in various settings such as classrooms, labs, or clinics.  Suitable projects include pedagogical research on existing teaching practices, as well as exploratory (e.g., literature review) and pilot projects of new or innovative teaching and learning practices which could then be further leveraged into larger internal and external grants related to teaching and learning enhancement. 
Application deadline: January 15, 2018

TLEF Project Funding (Nov 2017)
Application deadline: January 15, 2018*
*Note, internal deadlines will vary by faculty; Contact faculty administrators for details.

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.

Teaching Practices and Support Survey

All instructors (primary instructor or instructor of record) for undergraduate and graduate level courses invited to participate.

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Blended Learning Case Studies

These case studies will provide 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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2017 University Cup Recipients

Janine Brodie and Todd Lowary receive the University of Alberta’s highest award for teaching, research and community service.

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Events