Teaching for Growth Program for Early Career Educators

2 women working at a computerThe Teaching for Growth Program is a program that supports Postdocs and New Faculty who are new to teaching, new to Queen’s University, or both, in their professional growth as teachers and mentors.

Intended Audience: New faculty and postdocs and others 


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Tuesday, February 6, 2024; 11:30am – 12:30pm

Active Learning Strategies

Adopting active learning strategies can be a challenging enough endeavor in optimal learning environments and a seemingly impossible task in theatre-style classrooms.  In this highly active and interactive session, we’ll explore the principles of active learning, trouble-shoot ways of adapting instructional strategies, and learn to overcome the architectural limitations of a variety of classroom contexts.

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Thursday, February 22, 2024; 10:30am – 12:00pm

Introduction to Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Join the CTL for a conversation about virtual exchange, more specifically collaborative online international learning (COIL), as a critical pedagogy for global learning. In our time together, we will explore the ‘what’, ‘why’, and ‘how’ of COIL collaboratively and reflect on the opportunity to create virtual exchange in one’s course.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024; 1:30 - 3:30pm

Building Classroom Communities: Community Building and Accessible Pedagogy

Accessible Pedagogy is a process of designing courses and developing teaching styles to meet the needs of learners. Accessible pedagogy is foundational to establishing and maintaining a supportive and inclusive classroom. During this workshop on Accessible Pedagogy educators will explore foundational principles around accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

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Thursday, March 21, 2024; 10:30-11:30am EST

An Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Have you ever asked questions about your own teaching practices and students’ learning? Are some instructional strategies or assessments more effective at helping students learn a difficult topic? Seeking to learn more about your disciplinary teaching is the start of an exploration into the world of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). This session will introduce SoTL as a field of study, some ethical considerations for developing a SoTL project, and how as faculty or a course instructor you might engage in creating your own SoTL research plan.

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Mentorship and Supervision

Training Opportunities Available through the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (SGSPA).

SGSPA Supervision Resources

Documenting your Teaching

Evaluation of teaching has many purposes, including collecting feedback for teaching improvement, developing a portfolio for job applications, or gathering data as part of your teaching dossier.

Evaluation of Teaching Resources

SoTL Research

The Centre for Teaching & Learning offers support and resources to individuals and research groups engaging in educational research, also referred to as the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

SoTL Resources