Teaching Technology - Augmented/Virtual Reality

CTL Teaching Technology Roundtable- Augmented/Virtual Reality (November 20)

Design and Implementation of Augmented Reality Apps for Molecular Biology Education with Dr. Paul LaPointe

Jolanta Lapiak

Inspiring Teaching with Jolanta Lapiak

Teaching as a Complementary Science and Art

McCalla Professorships - Call for Nominations
Festival of Teaching and Learning 2020

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

The 2019-2020 TLEF Handbook and application forms for TLEF Professional Teaching Development Funding, Project Grants and Seed Grants will be available in mid-November.

Save the Date: Festival of Teaching and Learning (April 30 & May 1, 2020)
Instructors and researchers from all disciplines and career points with an interest in teaching and learning are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Watch for more information and the call for proposals here.

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)
[4 Sep 2019 Update]  The TLEF Professional Teaching Development Funding allocation for the current fiscal year (2019-2020) has been fully committed.

    - The TLEF PD application form will be re-posted in mid-November when the call for applications for events that take place next fiscal (i.e., after April 1, 2020) is circulated.


The 2018-2019 TLEF Handbook and information session presentations are available on the TLEF page.  The 2019-2020 TLEF Handbook will be available in mid-November.

[May 1, 2019] Two new deadlines for OER Awards Program applications are now posted: September 15, 2019 and March 15, 2020. Courses looking to transition to free & open course materials and/or instructors interested in developing new OER are encouraged to apply! For more information, 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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