Teaching Assistance Resources


(Taylor Institute Programming and Resources)

NEW! Blended and Online Workshop Series

The Blended and Online Workshop Series (BOWS) are sets of interactive workshops that focus on pedagogy and practice of blended and online learning. Series topics include foundations, assessments, course design, experiential learning, learning technologies, and equity, diversity and inclusion. The series are offered monthly with weekly scheduled workshops, so participants are welcome to attend one, some, or all based on their interest and availability. Each workshop creates informal opportunities for focused blended and online teaching development and connections with academic staff from various disciplines.

Next sessions:

Teaching and Learning in a Blended and Online Classroom
In this workshop, participants will be able to build upon their existing blended and online teaching experiences by discussing instructional design models and learning activities that contribute to a successful blended and online teaching and learning environment.
Date: May 7, 2021
Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
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Universal Design for Blended and Online Learning
The three principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provide multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement. In this workshop, participants will explore how to apply UDL principles in blended and online learning design.
Date: May 11, 2021
Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
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Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching
(Early bird registration open until March 18)

Explore Mentorship in Higher Education at the Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, online May 3 – 5, 2021.

Hosted virtually by the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, the comprehensive three-day schedule features over 70 interactive sessions, two keynotes and a half-day pre-conference workshop.

Discover how mentorship in higher education can foster positive, mutually beneficial relationships that support development and growth through self-exploration, reflection, intellectual intrigue and identity formation.

Early bird registration ends March 18. Special rates available for UCalgary staff and students. The early bird student rate for a 2-day conference pass is only $100!

Register now: http://ow.ly/7F8W50DDOFV