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CTL December 2019/January 2020 Newsletter

New Teaching Plus Podcast: Gamification

Curious about gamifying your classroom? In this podcast, Jessica Ley, Instructional Designer with the Faculty of Nursing, joins Educational Developer Ellen Watson to talk about ways that instructors can bring game elements into their classroom. Listen here.

Teaching Plus Podcast: Preventing Boredom in the Classroom

Banishing boredom in classrooms might be seen as an elusive goal. We know that banishing boredom takes both instructors and students, but what are some ways to begin? Listen here.

STLHE Conference 2020 Call for Proposals

The Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) will be held in Ottawa on June 9-12, 2020. Proposals are due January 15. UofA is a founding institutional member of STLHE and instructors get a discounted membership rate in STLHE. Learn more.

CTL Teaching Workshops & Info Sessions (presented by CTL staff)

Bring Your Lunch Roundtables (presented by UofA faculty members)

Festival of Teaching and Learning April 30 & May 1

The 2020 edition of the festival will feature two days of presentations, workshops, and networking sessions. The day will kick-off with a Keynote Lecture by Pamela Barnett, Dean, Arts and Sciences at La Salle University. Learn more.

OER Summit May 20

Join members of the Alberta OER (Open Educational Resources) Community of Practice for a 1-day summit spanning topics of policy, copyright, pedagogy, technology, and copyright. Learn more.

2020 - 2021 McCalla Professorships - Call for Nominations

- Deadline for Small Faculties - Monday, February 3, 2020 (up to 3 available)
- Deadline for Large Faculty submissions* - Monday, March 2, 2020
*Large Faculties are responsible for their own adjudication processes. Check Faculty websites for more information and internal deadlines.

Complete details available here.

2019 - 2020 TLEF - Call for Proposals

TLEF Professional Teaching Development Awards (Max. $4,000 over two fiscal years) Applications open: December 1, 2019 for events that take place from April 1 to August 31, 2020.

TLEF Project Awards
Application deadline: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 (4 p.m.)*

TLEF Seed Grants (Max. $10,000)
Application deadline: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (4 p.m.)*

*Note, internal deadlines will vary by Faculty.
The 2019-2020 TLEF Handbook and application forms are available at:

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