Centre for Teaching and Learning

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Centre for Teaching and Learning

Welcome to the New Centre for Teaching and Learning Website!

  • From the Vault Workshop photo showing posters and special collections

    Have you ever thought about developing an inquiry assignment with special collections materials? Join us at W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections for a morning workshop on incorporating rare materials into your course!

    Join us for Lessons from the Vault: Develop inquiry-based assignments with Special Collections, facilitated by Jillian Sparks, Special Collections Librarian and sign up today!

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    Sign up for our Faculty Development Educational Research Series! On June 13, Researching the Literature and Developing Your Research Plan! Develop an understanding of Educational Research in your discipline!

    Sign up today!

  • The Slow Professor Book. Photo by University Affairs

    The Slow Professor, a new book by Maggie berg and Barbara Steeber applies the "Slow" movement to the academic world! To read the entire University Affairs article, please visit universityaffairs.ca!

    To learn more about the book launch held on campus, please visit Book Launch:The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy!

  • Principal's Dream Course Logo

    Congratulations to this year's Principal's Dream Course Winners! Read the article in the Queen's Gazette!

    Learn more about the Principal's Dream Courses!

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    Investing in learning spaces

    Queen's will be investing $3 Million into the renewal of it internal classrooms over the next 3 years and they want your input!

    To read the full article, see the Queen's Gazette, or complete the survey.

The Centre for Teaching and learning is the academic service unit that promotes and supports quality teaching and builds teaching and educational leadership capacity in direct support of Queen’s students’ learning experiences. We support evidence-based, innovative and sustainable strategic program enhancement initiatives, and encourage and support emerging, grassroots investigations of novel approaches to teaching and learning.

With the broad mandate to help Queen's Educators we provide support with:

Teaching and Assessment Strategies

Taking practice-based and literature-informed approaches, the CTL partners with Queen’s educators by providing expertise to enhance pedagogical practices, and provides educational leadership within the context of Canadian higher education.

Learning Outcomes; Course/Curriculum Design and Review

We collaborate at all levels of practice - Institutional, Faculty, Departmental and individual - working toward course and curriculum improvement, learning outcomes identification and assessment, mapping and development initiatives for existing and new programs.

For more resources and information on Learning Outcomes; Course/Curriculum Design and Review.

Learning Spaces and Educational Technologies

We collaborate with educators at the university on matters related to design, use and assessment of the teaching and learning environment. Our purpose is to provide a perspective that represents the needs of faculty and that enhances students’ learning experience. The teaching and learning environment includes both physical and virtual spaces and the implementation of learning technology to support learning in all instructional environments at Queen’s.

For more resources and information on Learning Spaces and Educational Technologies.

Graduate Student and Post-Doc Teaching Development

The CTL provides programming, resources and support for graduate students’ and post-docs’ development as educators. Working with individuals or departmental groups we help to develop teaching skills and conceptions of teaching and learning.

For more resources and information on Graduate Student and Post-Doc Teaching Development.