Coming in September.

First Episode: Harold Jansen and Sheila McManus.

Interested in SCALE-UP?

Are you interested in teaching in a SCALE-UP room? Contact LEE to learn more and put in your name! 

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Article "Reality Check: Helping to Manage Student Expectations"
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:52
Article "Using “Mulligans” to Enhance Student Participation and Reduce Test Anxiety"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 14:10
Article "Motivating Students: Should Effort Count?"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 14:05
Article "How Teaching Online Made Me a Better Face-to-Face Instructor"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 14:05
Article "The Art and Science of Successful Online Discussions"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:13
Article "Four Key Questions about Grading"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:12
Article "Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:11
Article "Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat: Technology Projects to Decrease Passivity"
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:11
Article "The Professor, Penmanship, and Online Education"
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 09:02
Article "Helping Students More Accurately Assess Their Performance"
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:47



Dr. Ian McAdam: In Defence of Lecturing

Dr. Ian McAdam is teaches in the English Department at the University of Lethbridge. His students have commented that he gives a good lecture. The Teaching Centre asked Ian to do a presentation on the defence of lecturing.

The Teaching Centre has created a number of videos. 

  • 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)


August 11-14
Facilitators: Wayne Lippa & Robin Bright

Spaces are limited, so book your seat with the Teaching Centre today., 403.380.1856

Teaching Development Workshop
Before your First Class - Teaching at the UofL

This introductory interactive workshop session provides critical information and skills necessary to confidentially organize and prepare to teach an undergraduate course at U of L. Specific topics for this session include: Creating a Course Outline, Establishing Classroom Climate, Effective Learning Technologies, and Ongoing Teaching Support.

August 20th
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Featured Resources

Assessment Planning

Do your students know what is expected by you? Do you know what to expect from your students? This resource will help you align your course objectives and learning outcomes with how you will evaluate your students.

Group Work

This article explores some good practices for forming groups and working with groups in your class.

Articles of Intersest

TED ED: Build your own video lessons

Qualitiestutors feel are important in the classroom


The Teaching Centre offers one-to-one and small group consultation for all of your teaching needs.

• Classroom observations
• Course planning and design
• Engagement strategies and more

We are a non-evaluative department, and all of the services we provide are for your benefit as an instructor. Contact us today to set up a consultation with one of our education consultants.

Doug Orr -
Jeff Meadows -

We can help with the tools and resources you utilize in your teaching. Here are a few ways we can help.

• Plagiarism and grading online services
• Creating effective presentation materials
• Creating Learning Objects, Videos and more

Contact one of our education consultants to help you with your education technology needs.

Brad Reamsbottom -
Tyler Heaton -
Todd Doucette (video expert)



We accept submissions of articles year round, but publish in September. All submissions due by June 6th, 2014

Contact Brad Reamsbottom [403.329.2542, or] to submit an article or to discuss ideas for your submission. We look forward to hearing from you.

Click here to learn more about submissions.


You can log into your Moodle courses by visiting:

All classes are automatically created in Moodle every semester. However, courses remain hidden from students until instructors make them available. For instructions on how to make classes available visit Moodle Answers

Testing Centre - Summer Hours:

Wednesday -- Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm.
Friday - Saturday
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 Designed and managed by the Teaching Centre this will help get you started.

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

Graduate Students

Upcoming Sessions

Teaching as a Professional Responisiblity
Three sessions are available for this workshop. You only need attend one.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 4:00-6:00 pm - L 1170 A : Please RSVP

Thursday, September 4th, 4:00-6:00 pm - L 1170 A : Please RSVP

Wednesday, September  10th, 4:00-6:00 pm - L 1170 A : Please RSVP

Thursday, September 11th, 4:00-6:00 pm: - L 1170 A: Please RSVP

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.