2020 University of Alberta Awards for Teaching Excellence
Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4 p.m. Award descriptions and further details are available here.

2020-2021 McCalla Professorships
- 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.

Call for Proposals: The 2020 Festival of Teaching and Learning
The University of Alberta's Festival of Teaching and Learning is accepting presentation proposals until Monday, February 24, 2020. Members of the U of A community are encouraged to submit proposals that share their experiences, best practices, and research results related to teaching and learning.

This year's festival will be held on April 30 & May 1. Learn more.

2020-2021 McCalla Professorships

  • Deadline for Small Faculties* - Monday, February 3, 2020
    *The Small Faculties group has been allocated three (3) McCalla Professorships for 2020-2021
  • Deadline for Large Faculties** - Monday, March 2, 2020
  • **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). Note, the UAPPOL procedure* and the administrative details posted on the CTL website are intended to be used together when compiling a nomination for this award.

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

The 2019-2020 TLEF Handbook and application forms are available here.
Applications are invited for TLEF Projects*, Seed Grants* and Professional Teaching Development Awards. *Internal deadlines will vary by Faculty.

[Nov 28, 2019] The University of Alberta will be hosting a 1-day OER Summit on May 20, 2020. click here.

[Nov 1, 2019] Three new OER Projects have been awarded funding: AUART 225, EDPU 410, and LIS 5XX. For more information on each of these projects and other funded OER projects, click here.

[May 1, 2019] Five courses have been awarded project funding to transition course materials to OER (open educational resources) in the 2019/20 academic year. Congratulations to EAS 233 (Geological Structures), PSYCO 403 Hormones and Behaviour, PSYCO 403 Psychopharmacology, and GERM 111 and 112 (Beginners German I and II). For more information about current and past OER projects, click here.

What is an OER (open educational resource)? Learn more here.


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