Seats available for August 11-14

Call the Teaching Centre @403.380.1856 or email about participating.

Join Us for Teaching Day

Be sure to RSVP by April 28th

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Come to ONE of TWO Sessions

Tuesday April 29, 2014 @ 10:00 AM  - L1050 or Wedneday April 30, 2014 @ 1:00 PM - L1050

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Article "Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement "
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:06
A Conversation on Teaching in an Active Learning Classroom. April 29 and April 30. More info here.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:19
Instructional Skills Workshop August 11th - 14th still has 3 spaces available. Secure your spot today!
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:12 is offering free webinars on their website for Plagiarism week April 21-25.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:06
Green Chair Interview with Kevin McGeough.
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 10:55
Article "A conference for undergrads: assessing students in large classes using posters presentations"
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 16:03
Article "Is college worth it?"
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 15:54
Congratulations to Dr. Sheila McManus on her appointment as a Board of Governors Teaching Chair.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:34
Talking About Teaching – Visual Notes- How has Teaching Changed in Higher Education in the Last 20 Years?
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:47
Article "Can You Flip an Online Class?"
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 08:32

Teaching Day

Join Us on Friday, May 2nd - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM - A630

Session will include: Researching in Teaching and Learning, I Respectfully Disagree (Online vs Face-2-Face engagement), The Last Word (last lecture style presentation), Teaching Day Awards. Check out the Teachng Day Web Page for the most up to date information about this event.

Please RSVP by April 28th @4:30 pm


Please join us for a discussion on 

Teaching in an Active Learning Classroom.

Tuesday April 29, 2014 @ 10:00 AM  - L1050
Wedneday April 30, 2014 @ 1:00 PM - L1050

Instructional Skills Workshops (ISW)

May 20-23
Facilitators: Leanne Elias & Ute Wieden-Kothe

August 11-14
Facilitators: Wayne Lippa & Robin Bright

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



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.

Graduate Students

Upcoming Sessions

Reflections and Wrap-Up

Friday, April 11, 2014
3:00 - 5:00 PM - L1168

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.


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)

Talking About Teaching

Thank you to everyone who participated in Talking About Teaching. Also a big thank you to all who attend and participate with comments in questions in our audience.

We look forward to seeing you with a new lineup of sessions in September.

Talking About Teaching.
Click here
to learn what happens at these events.

Unable to make it to our events this semester. Its okay, we take notes.

Visual Notes

January 31, 2014
Teaching from Experience

March 14, 2014
How Has Teaching Changed in Higher Education in the Last 20 Years?




Green Chair Interview: Kevin McGeough

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 Kevin McGeough from the Geography Department.

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.


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 Hours:

Monday -- Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays
9:00am to 5:00pm.

The Testing Centre will be closed for reading week, February 16th to 23rd (inclusive).

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.