A Light on Teaching Magazine

Call for Submissions. Deadline is June 12, 2015.

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RSVP to Spark: 2015 Teaching Symposium

Join us April 30th and May 1st! Deadline for RSVP is April 27th.

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Contact us to book a personalized one-on-one tutorial session. 403.380.1856 or teachingsupport@uleth.ca

Article "Helping Students Who Are Performing Poorly" http://t.co/tViPnkncct
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 08:31
Article "Promoting Academic Integrity: Are We Doing Enough?" http://t.co/SBerAWidBI
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 08:39
Firefly: News from the Teaching Centre - April 2015 - http://t.co/mwKnaKNoLy
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:47
Article "How Teaching Can Inform Scholarship" http://t.co/QAbWIHB9de
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 08:25
Article "How Assignment Design Shapes Student Learning" http://t.co/AsXv3plJW1
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 08:46
Article "Taking the Leap: Moving from In-Person to Online Courses" http://t.co/WXZi7tZ8bS
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 09:08
RSVP for Spark:2015 Teaching Symposium | April 30th - May 1st | http://t.co/Bpg2U3WIDO
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 09:05
Episode 7 of ED Talks: Conversations in Education with Harold Jansen and Mark Pijl Zieber. Watch on ShawTV or online http://t.co/goXqQHpiZC
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 13:30
Article "What We Have and Haven’t Learned" http://t.co/sRm5mFcY0U
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:36
New Green Chair Interview video with Robin Bright from the Faculty of Education. http://t.co/2jsF2pIewK
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:39

Spark 2015

Join us on April 30 - May 1st

Sessions will include topics such as: assessment strategies, active learning strategies, the learning environment and your teaching, information literacy and much more.


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April 30th - May 1st - Spark: 2015 Teaching Symposium

April 30th will kick off with a keynote from Provost and Vice-President Academic, Dr. Andrew Hakin.

Please RSVP

To provide us with a sense of how many will be in attendance, would you please kindly RSVP using the link below.


For updated information about schedule, presenters, rooms and more, please click here.


The Teaching Centre is excited to announce this year theme for "A Light on Teaching" magazine:

"Embracing Liberal Education: Teaching the Next Generation of Thinkers"

 The Teaching Centre encourages all faculty, instructors and graduate students to submit articles for publication. To learn more about what what type of submissions we are looking for, please click here.

This years submission deadline is June 12th, 2015. Send all submissions to teachingcentre@uleth.ca



Green Chair Interview: Robin Bright

The Green Chair Interviews are one-on-one question-and-answer sessions with some of the University's great instructors. Each interview provides insights into the instructor's teaching philosophy and teaching strategies. In this interview we talk with Robin Bright from the Faculty of Education.

The Teaching Centre has created a number of videos. 

  • ED Talks
  • Green Chair Interviews
  • Profiles in Teaching Excellence
  • Video Tips
  • Teaching Centre Initiatives
  • Why a Teaching Centre?
  • Teaching Day

For these and other videos check out our video page.


Instructional Skills Workshops(ISW)

If you are interested in participating in an ISW, please contact the Teaching Centre (403.380.1856 or teachingcentre@uleth.ca). More information about Instructional Skills Workshops can be found here.





ISW for graduate students (Master’s & Ph.D. students)
Week of May 4th, facilitated by Leanne Elias & Wayne Lippa

ISW for faculty
Week of May 11th, facilitated by Lisa Doolittle & Ute Kothe

ISW for faculty
Week of August 17th, facilitated by Sheila McManus and Jason Laurendeau



One to One consultation

Sometimes you need one on one help, and a workshop may not fit into your schedule. Just give the Teaching Centre a call, and we can set up a time to work with you on your teaching related issues. Email: teachingcentre@uleth.ca or call: 403.380.1856

Graduate Students

Graduate Professional Development Program Year-End Wrap-Up
Friday, April 10th, 2015
2:00 – 4:00 pm
L 1170 A
Refreshments (Beverages, Juice, Coffee, Snacks) provided by Teaching Centre.

Please plan attend this informal year-end get-together. This is simply an opportunity to drop-in and chat with friends and colleagues about the challenges and triumphs of being a Graduate Teaching Assistant, and to celebrate the end-of-term together.


Contact one of our staff for a One to One consultation:
Doug Orr
Jeff Meadows

Whether it is creating a new assignment or finding better ways to engage your students. We can help.


Are you frustrated with the Gradebook?!

We can help.

Contact us to book a personalized one-on-one tutorial session.

To schedule an appointment call 403.380.1856 or email teachingsupport@uleth.ca 

Testing Centre Regular Hours:

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday - Sunday (and holidays)
9:00am to 5:00pm

Location:   University Hall, B7 Labs
Instructors can book an exam in the Testing Centre by calling 403.380.1856 or click here to submit a message.

Tutorials and Help

For online tutorials please visit moodleanswers.com. Designed and managed by the Teaching Centre this will help get you started.

Contact the Teaching Centre at 403.380.1856 or teachingsupport@uleth.ca if you have questions about Moodle or would like to book a tutorial session. We are available from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Doors Open

Have you ever wondered what your colleagues do behind closed doors? Now is your chance to find out! The U of L's first ever "Doors Open" series will provide you an (strictly non-evaluative) opportunity to drop in and quietly observe some of this campus' great teachers!

Mar 19th | 3:05-4:20
Mike Madore |  MAN 3850 Sports Marketing.
Markin Hall 1090

Mar. 26th 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM
Jennifer Mather | PSYC 3000 - Human-Animal Interactions
Room AH176

Mar 31st, 3:05 - 4:20 PM
David Hay | HIST2100 - The Black Death and Popular Revolts in the Later Middle Ages
Room: W561



April 9th  1:40-2:55.
Janay Nugent | HIST 3300 - Witch Hunts in Early Modern Europe
Room: AH177