Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed: a student’s perspective

    This blog post is a student’s account of attending the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2016 Conference. Karen Young is a fifth year UTSC student at the University of Toronto Scarborough studying psychology and health studies. She is a 3M National Student Fellow. I think back to my peers who recently graduated […]

  • U of T at Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) held their annual conference in London, Ontario in June 2016. This year’s theme was Empowering Learners, Effecting Change. 43 (forty-three) members of the U of T community presented and/or co-authored papers and posters in 16 (sixteen) sessions and 6 (six) posters. 2  U of T […]

  • Taking It To The Next Level: Incorporating Research Into Your Teaching

    One of our key goals at CTSI is to support instructors at the University of Toronto by providing opportunities to develop and document their teaching. We are also dedicated to the advancement of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning – often referred to as SoTL. This Fall semester we are offering a three-part workshop series […]

  • The Many Benefits of Cultures of Feedback within the Classroom

    Have you ever noticed that the word feedback often gets a bad rap? Common nomenclature suggests that it is something that we should fear. We hear expressions like, “face the feedback!” and in our minds’ eyes we see images of a person walking off a plank into the angry waters of judgment and ridicule. Perhaps, […]

  • Happy New Year from Your CTSI Programming Team

    2015 is off to a running start here, as we’ve kicked off our winter programming series and are looking forward to our summer offerings and beyond. The spring (if we may be so bold to dream of spring in January!) brings with it the chance to get a head start on thinking about your summer […]