This page offers resources for instructors on a range of topics related to teaching and learning, from assessing learning to facilitating discussion to using technology in support of learning. Click on the plus (+) sign and resources link next to the category of interest below to learn more. If you have suggestions for other categories or additional resources we should offer, please contact us here.
Active and collaborative learning
These resources range from handbooks on facilitating group work, to writing-to-learn activities, to video capsules on addressing active learning challenges and student resistance.
These resources range from general introductory information about assessment approaches, to themed resources addressing the assessment of writing, exams, and group work.
These resources offer practical ideas for encouraging students to participate in discussions, using various discussion strategies in various class sizes (including large classes), and fostering student-led discussions.
Diversity in higher education
These resources include guides to inclusive language, thought-provoking articles about classroom dynamics and diversity, and a variety of on-campus resources (offices, committees, reports).
Feedback to and from students
General higher education
Lecturing sometimes has a poor reputation; these resources offer ideas about effective approaches to lecturing as a teaching strategy, from structuring the lecture to using guided notes and other means of involving students during the lecture.
Professional organizations, conferences and journals
Instructors interested in learning more about the community involved in teaching and learning in higher education (both in Canada and beyond) may find these lists of journals, conferences and associated professional organizations useful.